5 things I wish I knew before having weight loss surgery
As a bariatric patient, there is so much information that you are exposed to prior to surgery. Between talking with your surgeon, hearing stories from other people, and doing your own research, you are more than likely learning a lot about bariatric surgery. However, there are certain things that people tend to leave out when they are talking about weight loss surgery. So, here are 5 things I wish I knew before I had weight loss surgery.
Social media and research can help you tremendously when you are trying to decide which surgery to have. However, the most important thing you should do is talk with your surgeon to see which surgery they recommend.
The pre-op stage is the most critical part of a weight loss surgery journey. This time will be very busy between all of the doctors’ appointments and other things that have do be done prior to surgery.