GUEST POST: How many of us have dreams that we never quite manage to achieve? OK – some of them would never happen, however much we want them to. But others are within our reach…..it just never seems to be the right time to do it. Or perhaps we are too scared to try…..maybe it
GUEST POST: This month we found ourselves talking a lot less about food with our patients, and more about the importance of shifting one’s expectations or frame of reference after WLS to be happy. As you likely know, although your body physically undergoes a lot of changes in the months after surgery with relatively little
GUEST POST: Constipation is a common complaint after bariatric surgery. The combination of a high protein diet lacking in fiber, poor water intake, and inactivity is a recipe to feel “backed-up” Many practitioners recommend laxatives such as Miralax or fiber supplement such as Benefiber to help keep things moving. Others suggest stool softeners such
One of my post popular queries, and the one I constantly see on Forums from early and medium post-op patients, relates to weight-loss stalls and plateaus. Different to weight regain (which I have covered previously) this often requires a different approach to rectify or jump-start. Often the best ideas and solutions come from those who
So we’ve made it to the end of 2017 and now, after the usual surfeit of Christmas eating, all thoughts seem to turn to diets. You can’t open a newspaper, read a magazine, watch ‘the box’ or surf the web without being bombarded with the latest ‘amazing diet’ as recommended by so and so.