Category Archives: Gastric Surgeries

Why I Decided To Have Gastric Bypass Surgery

How I found myself underneath it all. In honor of National Nutrition Month, I decided to open up and discuss my weight loss surgery this week. I had surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in July of 2014, the summer before my senior year of high school. I was sixteen years old and… Read More »

How Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Cause Fat Loss?

Gastric bypass surgery is an operation that causes food to bypass part of the digestive tract.  In the most common surgery, Roux-en-Y bypass, stomach size is reduced and a portion of the upper small intestine is bypassed.  This means that food skips most of the stomach and the duodenum (upper small intestine), passing from the… Read More »

How Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Cause Fat Loss?

Gastric bypass surgery is an operation that causes food to bypass part of the digestive tract.  In the most common surgery, Roux-en-Y bypass, stomach size is reduced and a portion of the upper small intestine is bypassed.  This means that food skips most of the stomach and the duodenum (upper small intestine), passing from the… Read More »

Lose 20_30 Pounds In Two Months By Using This 7 Day Meal Plan For Bariatric Surgery

I’ve had the priveldge of working with weight-loss surgery patients for the past six years seven years (at the time of this post). During this time, I’ve learned what habits my most successful patients change in their life, and stick to long-term. I try not to “get on my soap box” too often when I’m… Read More »