Dealing with Weight Stigma with Nicole McKercher

Nicole McKercher shares how her history with lipedema has caused her significant emotional pain around body image and weight stigma. She shares her own embarrassment of having big legs and the challenges of dating and social situations. Nicole discusses what a difference it has made to have a medical diagnosis for lipedema, and talks about the support and strength she has found within the lipedema community. Nicole McKercher works in the telecommunication industry and lives in Toronto. She had lymph sparing liposuction for lipedema in Germany in 2014.

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