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Why are you cold after weight loss surgery?

Why are you cold after weight loss surgery?

As with all surgeries, weight loss surgery comes with side effects. Some of those side effects can be strange. One of the most interesting side effects is that you can be a lot colder after surgery. You might not notice it at first, but it is something many bariatric patients are faced with.
How to get through pain after weight loss surgery

How to get through pain after weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery is a wonderful tool for people who are struggling with their weight. It is a huge decision on whether or not it is right for you, so it is important that you do your research to determine if surgery is your best option. Although bariatric surgery has been shown to be extremely safe, it is important that you ensure it is the safest option for you and your health as there are risks with any surgery. Once you make the decision to have surgery, you must also be prepared for life after the procedure, especially what you will experience those first few days after surgery.
What I Miss After Having WLS

What I Miss After Having WLS

Life after bariatric surgery is amazing and it comes with so many positive changes. However, your life is completely different and there might be some things from your previous life that you miss.
How to Get through Tough Days

How to Get through Tough Days

One of the hardest parts of a weight loss surgery journey is the mental toll it takes on you. There are so many changes that happen with both your body and mind, and it can be hard to keep up. 
Fun Summer Activities to do on your Weight Loss Journey

Fun Summer Activities to do on your Weight Loss Journey

It is officially summertime! Whether you are traveling with friends and family or hanging out by the pool, it is time to take a break and focus on you. When you are on a weight loss surgery journey, it can be difficult to find activities that do not involve food. During the summer, there are a lot of cookouts and get togethers that can bring stress for someone on a weight loss journey. However, just because you can’t eat a lot of food doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Here are some ideas for fun during the summer while you are on a weight loss surgery journey.
5 things I wish I knew before having weight loss surgery

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.
Picking your Surgeon for Weight Loss Surgery

Picking your Surgeon for Weight Loss Surgery

Selecting a surgeon is one of the most important choices you will make as a bariatric patient. 
Bariatric Surgery Patients, “How I Keep the Weight Off!”

Bariatric Surgery Patients, “How I Keep the Weight Off!”

So you had the bariatric surgery. And you attended counseling and support groups. You read all the books and bariatric blogs, too. In fact, there’s nothing more you need to know, right?
Importance of Vitamins

Importance of Vitamins

After weight loss surgery, one of the most important things to remember is to take your vitamins. It can be annoying to take so many supplements, but it is critical that you start a good regimen.
At Home Workouts

At Home Workouts

After weight loss surgery, one of the most important things you should do is get moving! You might have to start small, but you have to start somewhere. Exercise must be a critical piece of your new life after bariatric surgery.
Fertility after Weight Loss Surgery

Fertility after Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery brings many positive changes and it is so amazing to see the benefits of having the procedure. One of the most exciting things after surgery is that fertility can go up for women of childbearing age.
DIY Sports Drink and Why Electrolytes are Important

DIY Sports Drink and Why Electrolytes are Important

Sports drink popularity is due to their easily digestible carbohydrates for fuel and electrolytes for hydration during or after a workout. But are you aware of the vital importance of electrolytes after bariatric surgery?