Tag: <span>Supplements</span>

It’s six weeks since my gastric bypass surgery, and I was back in hospital today as an out-patient to have a follow-up consultation with my surgeon. I was delighted to report that I had lost nearly 14 kg since surgery – just over 2 stones. The surgeon said that at…

My Story

The bariatric team sent me a prescription for all the medications I’ll need after surgery, so that I can have everything ready for when I come home. I thought I’d share with you what’s on the prescription. But of course your medication needs may be very different: Drug Name Dose…

Medication

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

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