Just starting your WLS journey?
There are a handful of books out there that give you a good overview of the process. (Also, there are a whole selection of books out there that give you somebody else's life story.) But, one in particular is a good suggestion for the beginner. This book doesn't sway you into someone's personal happy butterfly story or triumph over the fatness, it's just the basics.
Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies
Your authoritative guide to weight loss surgery â before, during, and after
Considering weight loss surgery? This compassionate guide helps you determine whether you qualify and gives you the scoop on selecting the best center and surgical team, understanding today's different procedures, and achieving the best results. You also get tips on eating properly post-op and preparing appetizing meals, as well as easing back into your day-to-day life.
Discover how to
- Evaluate your surgical options
- Understand the risks
- Prepare for surgery
- Handle post-op challenges
- Find sources of support
You'll find, that after having spent money on all sorts of books, just to read about someone else's post-op story, that all you really needed to know were the basics. You want to know HOW to do things, step by step. If you're anything like me - you also may want to know the dirty details, horror stories, complications and honest-to-gawd truths. I have yet to find a book that deals with the more REALISTIC post-operative issues, but, I Know Someday I'll Find It. For now, you've got Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies.