The first week after weight loss surgery is very exciting. It will feel really great knowing the surgery is done and you are now on the path towards a healthier you. I remember the minute I woke up from the anesthesia I had a huge smile on my face. I was so ready for this new life. As exciting as the first week after surgery is, there are still challenges that you need to be prepared for. Here are a few tips to help you survive the first week after surgery.
The first week after surgery can be challenging, but it is worth it. You will get used to your new way of life and things will become easier as you get farther out. Use this opportunity to focus on yourself. Stay busy and find new hobbies to distract your “head hunger.” You will get through this first week. Just keep reminding yourself why you chose to have this surgery and push through any negative feelings. You got this!