For many women, the diagnosis of lipedema is a hard break in their lives. Healthy people can hardly comprehend what it means to suffer from a chronic fat distribution disorder. Because the disease is hardly known, it is often misinterpreted: Prejudices and insults are quickly pronounced. Not letting this and the disease get you down is not always easy. And yet there are numerous women who master their lives with lipedema in an exemplary manner. Each one has a fascinating story to tell. We are proud that they share this story with us and encourage others.