How to Love Yourself Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery

How to Love Yourself Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery Weight loss surgery involves more than just undergoing the procedure, losing weight, and ensuring you get the right supplements. It’s a mental game, too. Your emotions and self-esteem can take a big hit before and after your surgery. It’s important to take care of your mental health [...]

8 Ways You Can Eat Out While Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

8 Ways You Can Eat Out While Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Creating and eating your meals at home is usually the healthiest choice for people who are watching their weight or those who have had bariatric surgery. But life happens. Sometimes you’re short on time, run into unexpected obstacles, or simply want a night off [...]

Relationship Challenges After Weight Loss Surgery

Relationship Challenges After Weight Loss Surgery Weight loss surgery will have profound effects on your life. After surgery, you will be following a new diet, participating in regular exercise, and following a postoperative plan. You may notice a new upbeat mood and improved self-esteem. All these changes can seem overwhelming as you transition to your [...]

Taking Care of Your Mental Health After Weight Loss Surgery

Taking Care of Your Mental Health After Weight Loss Surgery With bariatric or weight loss surgery, the most significant changes happen during the first year. To have a successful outcome, you will need to make several permanent lifestyle changes to your behaviors, eating habits, and activity patterns. Besides the impact that the surgery has on [...]

Find Your Support Systems

Find Your Support Systems When facing significant changes in life, it’s often helpful to have a support system in place to help you confront challenges and overcome them. The changes that bariatric surgery will have on your life are no different. That’s why finding weight loss support as you transition to a new lifestyle is [...]

Why Does Weight Loss Surgery Work?

Why Does Weight Loss Surgery Work? The success of bariatric surgery (also known as weight loss surgery) is sometimes defined as achieving a 50% or more weight loss and maintaining that for at least five years. Studies show that most bariatric patients maintain successful weight loss long-term. The success behind weight loss surgery is choosing [...]