3 Common Mental Struggles After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

3 Common Mental Struggles After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

In the beginning of your gastric sleeve journey, it seems the emphasis is on recovery, new ways of eating and drinking, etc. But your mind is going through a transformation, too. And it’s important to acknowledge feelings that are familiar to many sleevers, especially as they adjust to a new...

Why Gastric Sleeve Surgery is Safer Than “Diet & Exercise” Advice

Why Gastric Sleeve Surgery is Safer Than “Diet & Exercise” Advice

The results of a recent, high-profile study shocked a lot of people when they suggested that bariatric surgery like gastric sleeve is actually safer for long-term health than traditional therapies. This contradicts the long-touted idea that dietary changes, exercise, and behavior modification are less risky than surgery.   Confession: I...

5 (Kinda Weird) Side Effects of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

5 (Kinda Weird) Side Effects of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

There are many things surgeons can tell patients definitely will happen after gastric sleeve. You’ll have some degree of pain, usually on the “mild discomfort” side, but honestly, it could edge into “ouch” territory for a short while. Then there’s the shock at how quickly we get you up and...