Healthy Eating for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

December 30, 2006 · Filed Under Weight Loss Surgery · Comment 

You did it! You had weight loss surgery! Now your goal is to eat healthy so your operation was not a loss. Though 80% of all weight loss surgeries are a success, the other 20% often fail because they neglect to stick to the post-surgery diet.

It’s not easy changing your life style after weight loss surgery. Not only will you need to change what you eat, it is time to change both your eating and exercise habits.

First, focus on your reasons for having weight loss surgery. Keep that reason in front of you at all times. Write it down and tape it to the mirror and the refrigerator. Below it write “healthy eating” and “exercise”. If you love fast food, the anti-healthy eating demon, post this in your car to help you by drive by the drive through. Keeping your “why” in front of you will help keep you from slipping.

After you had your weight loss surgery, your doctor should have reviewed a new diet with you. If you tuned him out while staring Read more

Weight Loss Surgery Book

December 29, 2006 · Filed Under Weight Loss Surgery · Comment 

If you are considering having weight loss surgery then you will probably want to get a hold of all the reference information you can find, which is probably how you found this site. Weight Loss Surgery is a very serious surgery and you need as much information as possible to make the correct decision on whether or not to have weight loss surgery or what kind of weight loss surgery to have. Whether you choice of surgery is the vertical sleeve surgery or RNY surgery . Each type of surgery involves different procedures and produce different weight loss results.

One good book on this subject is Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies book. This book while part of the dummies series is far from un-educational. The book covers a lot of information that you will need for making decisions on weight loss surgery Read more

Bad News on our Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

December 28, 2006 · Filed Under Weight Loss Surgery · 6 Comments 

Well with keeping with the theme of actually coming out from behind the shadows, I’m making another post as me. By the way my name is Bruce. My wife is Jackie and she is the one who is considering having weight loss surgery.

Well we are self pay and thought we had all this worked out, but fate had other plans. We decided since we are self pay that we would set up the cafeteria plans at work to take out enough money to pay for the surgery. Jackie works for a hospital and because of that she gets a little discount form what most people who are self pay have to come out of their pocket with. She was told a few months back that the cost would be around $7200 and that was the decision we made on how much money to put into the cafeteria plan. Well turns out Read more

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