What to wear while losing weight

What to Wear While Losing Weight

Are you wondering what to wear while you’re losing weight? After you’ve had bariatric surgery you are focused on getting to your goal weight, however, it can be difficult and confusing the navigate the ‘in between’ phase, especially when it comes to your wardrobe. In this blog we share some advice to help you build…

Telling Family And Friends About Weight Loss Surgery

Telling Family And Friends About Weight Loss Surgery

Telling family and friends about your decision to have weight loss surgery can be very uncomfortable, and even provoke anxiety. In fact, for some people who are planning to have bariatric surgery, it is one of the hardest parts of the process. Unfortunately, judgement and stigma still surrounds weight loss surgery, and while some people…

Weight loss surgery and pregnancy

Weight Loss Surgery and Pregnancy

In this blog post, we discuss how excess body weight affects fertility and pregnancy, as well as what to be aware of about pregnancy after weight loss surgery. Obesity and Fertility in Females Weight – whether too high or too low — can affect a woman’s ability to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy and…

What is Dumping Syndrome?

What is Dumping Syndrome?

If you’ve had weight loss surgery, you may have heard the term ‘dumping syndrome’. In this blog, we’ll firstly explain what dumping syndrome is and the symptoms that can be experienced. Later, we’ll reveal some strategies which can help to prevent it. What is Dumping Syndrome? Dumping syndrome is a common side effect that can…

Bariatric Friendly Restaurants

Bariatric Friendly Restaurants in Australia

After weight loss surgery, some people may find it intimidating to enjoy a meal at a restaurant or café with family and friends due to the large portion sizes being served. Dining out is an enjoyable part of life, and you shouldn’t have to avoid eating out because you have had bariatric surgery. That’s why…

Portion Sizes After Weight Loss Surgery

After bariatric surgery, the portion sizes you consume will vary from individual to individual. It also depends on the type of surgery you have had (Sleeve Gastrectomy or Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass); how far along you are; and the type/consistency of food you eat. Immediately after surgery your stomach is inflamed, which restricts the volume of…