The Weight Loss Mindset

The Weight Loss Mindset

Clearly, through our company name alone, we know that the amazing people who walk through our door, would like to, amongst other things, lose weight. Wanting to lose weight and improve your physical and mental health to a place where you feel comfortable is great, and the team at Weight Loss Surgery pride ourselves on giving you a holistic support system to help you meet your goals.

Surviving the Christmas period

Surviving the Christmas period

Dreaded December. This time of year life can become frantic, stressful and filled with various social events, along with all the other responsibilities such as work, kids, organising Christmas day etc. This can become even more daunting after bariatric surgery, whether it’s your first Christmas with your new stomach pouch, or the 10th!

5 Other Ways to Say I Love You

5 Other Ways to Say I Love You

 For so many of us, nothing says I love you like a nice dinner out with our partner or a family meal with everyone gathered around. Traditions of date nights with wine and three courses or receiving boxes of chocolates certainly look different after weight loss surgery. How can we continue to show our love and appreciation for our loved ones without food being the focus and still find meaningful ways to show our affection?

Surviving Christmas: 10 Ways To Avoid Holiday Regain

Surviving Christmas: 10 Ways To Avoid Holiday Regain

Tis the season to be jolly, spend time with family and friends, celebrate life's little blessings and of course, eat. The holiday season and food go hand in hand. Whether christmas cake, honey-glazed ham, buttery Christmas cookies or turkey and stuffing, holiday eating takes its toll on our health and our waistline. In fact, people tend to gain an average of 3-5 kgs over the Christmas season...

Preventing holiday weight gain is a challenge for everyone, including people who have had bariatric surgery such as Lap-Band or gastric bypass surgery.

Dr. Connie Stapleton: Weight Regain and the Return of Old Habits

Dr. Connie Stapleton: Weight Regain and the Return of Old Habits

Let’s just start with the bottom line. A return of “old habits” results in the finding of lost weight. The dreaded REGAIN. We all know what “old habits” means when it comes to the world of the weight loss roller coaster. Your “old habits” may be slightly different from his “old habits” or her “old habits,” but the thing all of your “old habits” have in common is a return to unhealthy eating behaviours (and probably a lack of exercise) and ultimately, the inevitable regaining of unwanted pounds...