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

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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 – […]
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 […]
June 14, 2017

FB Live Video: Hunger after sleeve gastrectomy

In this FB Live video I talk through the issue of hunger after sleeve gastrectomy which is surprisingly common, despite what your surgeon may tell you. I talk about: The reasons you might feel hungry after sleeve gastrectomy. How to tell […]
May 3, 2017

FB Live Video: Common deficiencies after sleeve

In this FB Live video I talk through the most common deficiencies after sleeve gastrectomy. I talk about: Why nutrient deficiencies are common in sleeve gastrectomy patients How common some of these deficiencies are The symptoms of B12, folate, iron and […]
April 25, 2017

FB Live Video: What you can’t eat after a sleeve

In this FB Live video I talk through the foods you can’t eat after a sleeve gastrectomy, but you might be surprised by the answer… Inthis video I discuss: Why you should be able to eat almost any foods What foods […]
April 12, 2017

FB Live Video: A sleever’s guide to Easter

In this FB Live video I talk through tips and tricks for enjoying Easter with a sleeve. And it’s not the usual “don’t buy chocolate”, “run it off”, “avoid social gatherings” etc etc…. Instead, we go through: 4 easy strategies […]
April 5, 2017

FB Live Video: Bypass or sleeve?

Not sure if bypass or sleeve is the right option for you? In this FB Live video I discuss: The differences between bypass and sleeve The similarities between bypass and sleeve What these similarities and differences mean to you on […]
March 15, 2017

FB Live Video: Why calorie counting is outdated!

Who wants to log another food in an app or worry about whether you’ve had too much fat or too little protein for the day? You haven’t had surgery to start another diet, which is why I don’t get my […]
March 1, 2017

FB Live Video: Fluids after sleeve gastrectomy

Weeks 1-2 Post-Op: What to do during the fluids phase. In this FB Live video I cover: – Why it’s important to drink fluids only after surgery – What you can and can’t drink during the fluids phase – Practical tips […]
February 22, 2017

FB Live Video: Weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy

Weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy: How much can you expect to lose? In this FB Live video I explain: – How much weight loss to expect after a sleeve gastrectomy – How to calculate your individual expected weight loss after […]
February 15, 2017

FB Live Video: Supporting family with a sleeve

My latest FB Live video discussing a sleeve gastrectomy from a family point of view. Often a topic not discussed, it’s important to realise that a sleeve can lead to big changes in the family unit, and understanding the procedure, […]
February 8, 2017

FB Live Video: Common problems after a sleeve & what to do about them

My latest FB Live video discussing the most coming problems after a sleeve and how to deal with them. We’re not talking complications, but those little things that often no-one tells you about…. Today we discussed: – eating out – telling […]