Tag: <span>Post-Surgery</span>

I went to my GP yesterday to get my bloods done. This is part of the regular blood tests that I’ll have to get done, to check that the vitamin and mineral levels in blood are good following my bariatric surgery. My bariatric team requires that I get bloods done:…

Medication

My Story

I thought I’d talk a little about the pain I experienced after surgery. For the first two days, when I was still in hospital, I was in a lot of pain – particularly on my left hand side, which was the side (my surgeon explained to me) where most of…

My Story Surgery

I learned a valuable lesson today about not eating too quickly, and making sure I chew my food properly. I had a call with my dietician yesterday, and she said that now that I’m a week after the surgery I can progress from a liquid to a soft food diet.…

Diet

As I prepare for my bariatric surgery, one of the things I’ve had to get my head around are vitamins and minerals. I’ve learnt that in both the pre-surgery and post-surgery diets it’s important to have vitamins and minerals supplements, because I’m not going to get enough of them from…

Medication