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Essentials Needed after Weight Loss Surgery

Essentials Needed after Weight Loss Surgery

If you are pre-op getting ready for weight loss surgery, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. There is a lot to do to get ready for your new life and you might not know where to start. I remember feeling really stressed that I did not know what to get beforehand to help me on my journey. I knew I needed to prepare for the liquid stage, but I was completely out of the loop with other tools and resources that would help me. 
Why is Iron Important after WLS

Why is Iron Important after WLS

As you should already know, one thing you need to be aware of after weight loss surgery is the vitamin deficiencies you might have. This is something you need to take very seriously because it can be dangerous if you let it get too far. As a bariatric patient, it is critical that you are proactive in this and take your vitamins every day. One of the deficiencies that you need to be aware of is iron.
Benefits of Quitting Sugar after Weight Loss Surgery

Benefits of Quitting Sugar after Weight Loss Surgery

After weight loss surgery, one of the most harmful things you can put into your body is sugar. You have probably heard people in the bariatric community talk about how you must consume a low sugar diet after surgery, but is it really that important? Today, we are going to explore the many benefits of saying goodbye to sugar after weight loss surgery.
Postpartum Issues after Weight Loss Surgery

Postpartum Issues after Weight Loss Surgery

Having a baby and becoming a parent is a life changing event. There are so many beautiful moments and it is such an incredible feeling watching your baby grow. Postpartum is a journey in itself, but throw on top of that bariatric surgery, and it is even more complicated. Your body goes through so many changes after having a baby and I found that being a bariatric patient probably affected my experience as well.