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

I’m having my weight loss surgery tomorrow, and I’m both nervous and excited about it! In fact, I’m finding it hard to concentrate on anything else. My mind keeps spinning with thoughts about what it might be like after the surgery. I’ve read all about it, but it still feels…

Surgery

All people being admitted for surgery are required to answer a questionnaire and have a swab taken for COVID-19 testing. My hospital phoned me a couple of weeks ago to make an appointment, which for my hospital needs to be done 72 hours (3 days) before surgery. The appointment was…

My Story

I’m a few days into my pre-operation diet, and I’m finding it really tough going. I seem to feel hungry quite a lot of the time, even after just eating a meal. I guess it was never going to be easy moving from eating 3,000 calories (or more) a day…

Diet

Pretty much everyone that is having bariatric surgery is required to follow a restrictive diet for the two weeks before surgery. The idea of the diet is primarily to help shrink the liver. The liver sits in front of the stomach and the surgeon will need to move it out…

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