Weight loss surgery advice

You have questions? I give you answers.

These answers are what I tell my own clients and what our surgeons agree with, but always make sure you double check with your own surgeon, too. If you have questions that aren't answered here please let me know and I'll get onto it. Fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page or email me

If you're after advice for a specific stage in your journey click on one of the topics on the right.
November 27, 2017

Great christmas present ideas for those with a sleeve

After a sleeve gastrectomy it can be tricky to know what to give as presents. The old faithful bottles of wine and box of chocolates just doesn’t seem quite so appropriate. Instead, try some of these ideas that have come from […]
November 18, 2017
pregnancy after sleeve gastrectomy

Pregnancy after sleeve gastrectomy

  A very common question I get asked by those considering weight loss surgery is whether it is dangerous to become pregnant after sleeve gastrectomy. As you’ll discover, generally there is no increased risk of developing problems after a sleeve, […]
October 22, 2017
Travel after gastric sleeve

Travelling after gastric sleeve

You want to go out and explore the world, but when is travelling after gastric sleeve surgery okay? And what happens when you’re away? Should you worry about complications from the surgery, or what to eat? In this post, I […]
October 9, 2017

How to eat a vegetarian diet after sleeve gastrectomy

Protein is all most talk about after weight loss surgery. There is a popular misconception that “meat” is the only real source of protein and so it’s impossible to follow a vegetarian diet after sleeve gastrectomy due to the lack […]
September 20, 2017

Preparing for sleeve gastrectomy: Practical advice from those who have gone before you!

I get asked all the time what the biggest things are to do/think about when preparing for sleeve gastrectomy surgery. So, I asked the lovely members of our LWAS Community and we’ve come up with a list of things they […]
September 3, 2017
snacks after sleeve gastrectomy

Snacks after sleeve gastrectomy: When, how much and what you should choose.

To snack or not to snack? That is the question! Or is it? Some say you should never snack after sleeve gastrectomy otherwise you’ll regain weight. I beg to differ and here’s why… (and my more important question). PS – […]
August 10, 2017

The key to avoiding overeating after sleeve gastrectomy

After a sleeve gastrectomy it can be really tricky to get to know when to stop eating. It’s like getting to know a new friend – what do they like/not like? What pushes their buttons? What are their limits? Your […]
July 24, 2017
Protein after sleeve

Protein after sleeve gastrectomy – how much is enough?

Protein protein protein! It’s often all you hear about when people are talking life after sleeve gastrectomy and what they need to eat. Whilst getting enough protein is important after a sleeve, it’s also important to know how much is […]
July 13, 2017

FB Live Video: How to eat after sleeve gastrectomy

In this FB Live video I talk about how to eat after sleeve gastrectomy. That’s how you need to eat, not what you need to eat. If you get your eating habits right you’ll feel more comfortable, be better able to manage non-hungry […]
July 9, 2017

How to eat after sleeve gastrectomy – your new eating habits

Having a sleeve means a HUGE change in your eating habits and this is one of those things every single person struggles to get used to. I’m not talking about food choices here at all (that’s another story)… How you […]
June 23, 2017
hydration after sleeve gastrectomy

Top tips for hydration after sleeve gastrectomy

Drinking enough after a sleeve can be a huge pain. And wandering through life dehydrated is like driving your car without oil – not good! Dehydration can lead to tiredness, lack of concentration, increased hunger, constipation and put pressure on […]
June 19, 2017

5 lunches to buy when you’re out

Buying a small and healthy lunch after a sleeve can be a nightmare. Most options are too big, or not great quality and­ it always seems such a waste of food and money when you’re constantly throwing leftovers out. Try […]