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A Complete Guide to Bariatric Surgery: Preparation, Procedure, Recovery, Risks, and Rewards

A Complete Guide to Bariatric Surgery: Preparation, Procedure, Recovery, Risks, and Rewards 0

Bariatric surgery isn’t the quick fix that many people think, and the journey is never completely over.

This is the Story About My Gastric Sleeve

This is the Story About My Gastric Sleeve 1

My name is Courtney; I was 31 years old, mother of 4 when I decided I could no longer live a life at 367 pounds and 5'5". I was sick of being the mom that sat in the van at the park because it was too much work to even walk to the bench at the playground.
Weight Loss Plateau: How to Stay Motivated and Start Losing Again

Weight Loss Plateau: How to Stay Motivated and Start Losing Again 0

This is one of the hardest parts of losing weight, but don’t give up! It happens to everyone at some point (in some cases it will happen more than once!), but it’s important to continue on your same path.
What Is Dumping Syndrome?

What Is Dumping Syndrome? 0

Many Bariatric patients experience Dumping Syndrome. The good news is that dumping syndrome can be prevented.
Am I A Candidate For Bariatric Surgery?

Am I A Candidate For Bariatric Surgery? 0

Bariatric surgery has been a lifesaver for thousands of patients whose weight affects their health. But not everyone is a candidate for bariatric surgery.
Creating New Holiday Traditions After Weight Loss Surgery

Creating New Holiday Traditions After Weight Loss Surgery 0

Weight loss surgery doesn’t have to halt your favorite holiday traditions, but you will need to make some adjustments.

What Kind of Bariatric Surgery Should I Get? 0

Weight loss surgery is a big step, and your decision about which surgery to have should not be taken lightly.
7 Pro Tips for Conquering a Full Liquid Diet

7 Pro Tips for Conquering a Full Liquid Diet 0

We’re sharing seven tips to ease your transition into a full liquid diet to give you the best chance of success:
Bariatric Eating: 7 Healthy Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Eating: 7 Healthy Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery 0

It’s not enough to choose foods that are mostly considered healthy, as the seven examples above could present setbacks in your diet.  

Bariatric Exercise: 5 Ways to Start Getting into Shape 0

Here’s how you can start exercising after weight loss surgery to reach your weight goals:
How to Stick to Your Bariatric Diet While Traveling

How to Stick to Your Bariatric Diet While Traveling 0

Your body doesn’t take a time-out when you’re traveling, so your eating habits should be business as usual.
Fitness After Weight Loss Surgery: What You Need to Know Before Exercising

Fitness After Weight Loss Surgery: What You Need to Know Before Exercising 0

After weight loss surgery, you will likely need to start an exercise routine to help fuel your weight loss goals.