Life after bariatric surgery is different. Very different. There are some things I feel like I wasn’t prepared for and I want to share those with you today. Here is a list of 10 things I wish I knew before having Gastric Sleeve.
After weight loss surgery, you can expect to lose weight. It differs for everyone, but for most people the first year is when you can expect the fastest of that weight loss. It is a very special time! However, it can be both exciting and frustrating when you are losing weight so fast. Your body is changing so fast that your clothes are going to start falling off you. Yes, this is incredible, but at the same time it can be very stressful when you know you must keep buying new clothes.
Congratulations! You are pregnant after weight loss surgery. This is such an exciting time in your life, but it can feel terrifying because your body is different than the average pregnant woman. You aren’t able to take in as much food, which can increase your chances of getting deficient. This is an issue all bariatric patients have to worry about, but now as a pregnant bariatric patient it is an even bigger concern. So, here are some tips to help ensure you have a healthy pregnancy after weight loss surgery.
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