Food addiction is real. Many people turn to bariatric surgery because they have a food addiction. I was one of those people. I never realized how much food consumed my life until I couldn’t have it in the same way anymore after weight loss surgery. As a bariatric patient, it is crucial that you watch out for other addictive habits after weight loss surgery. Since your body can no longer consume food in the same way, there is a chance you could swap this addiction for another. Let’s explore that a little further.
Weight loss is a beautiful thing. More than likely your confidence is going up and your feeling healthier and better about yourself. When you experience weight loss through bariatric surgery, it can happen faster than usual. This can be tricky for your brain to keep up. You might be dropping pounds like crazy, but your brain might not recognize those differences in the mirror. So, what do you do?
I walked in to my psychological evaluation expecting one thing and got a totally different experience. One I will never forget!
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