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So, this is lipoedema

Sarah Spratt
14 February 2014

<p>I find it hard to remember when I first began to realise that my legs looked different to others. Being obese from the age of six hid the fact that my body was showing signs of other problems. I have always been singled out as being different, and when my knee-high nylon school socks only came up to my midcalves, they just got shoved down to bunch around my ankles. I had to wear skirts in schools and for over four years I had only one skirt I would wear, as this went down to my ankles hiding my legs.</p>

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