Making the Gastric Sleeve Surgery Decision: The Final Hurdles

Making the Gastric Sleeve Surgery Decision: The Final Hurdles

Choosing to undergo gastric sleeve surgery (or any bariatric surgery) is a huge decision. If you’re struggling to make a definitive commitment to the procedure, rest assured that you’re in good company. And while we encourage everyone to take all the time they need in making the decision, it’s important...

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...