tobi b. feldman

resilience coach

I embarked on this path when I was diagnosed with lipedema, a chronic and often misunderstood disorder that affects 9-11% of predominantly women.

Lipedema is characterized by an abnormal accumulation of fat cells in specific areas of the body, causing pain, swelling, and a disproportionate shape. Lipedema is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, leading to a lack of awareness and support, leaving many women feeling isolated and alone.

Fueled by my own experiences and the challenges I faced during my diagnosis, I decided to take matters into my own hands.

I became an advocate and a voice for those who suffer from lipedema, raising awareness about this condition in the hope of earlier diagnosis and support.

My journey as a lipedema rebel is grounded in the principles of self-love, self-care, and self-advocacy. I empower myself with knowledge so that I can help others navigate their own lipedema journeys with confidence and hope. Compassion and empathy lie at the heart of my mission.

I believe that no woman should face the challenges of lipedema alone.

I encourage women to appreciate their bodies and their unique beauty, even in the face of societal pressures and physical challenges.

Through various platforms and social media channels, I provide a safe and inclusive space for women to share their stories, seek guidance, and find solace in a community that understands their struggles.

Through social media platforms, support groups, and educational initiatives, I create spaces for women to connect, share their stories, and find comfort in the knowledge that they are not alone. Together, we amplify our voices, dismantle stigmas, and promote a culture of acceptance and understanding.

Being a lipedema rebel means:

-challenging the status quo

-pushing the boundaries of knowledge

-bridging the gap between medical professionals and patients

-demanding better care.

-fighting for recognition and acceptance

-aiming to break the barriers of stigma and ignorance that surround this condition

I am not defined by lipedema, but rather by my resilience in the face of adversity.

My journey as a lipedema rebel has taught me the power of self-advocacy, the importance of community, and the impact of raising awareness

Together, we can rewrite the narrative, empower others, and inspire a future where no woman suffers in silence.

Join me on this transformative journey, and together, we will create a world where lipedema is understood, compassion is abundant, and no woman walks alone.

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