Pregnancy After Gastric Bypass: It Will Be Okay!

November 2010, I made the biggest decision in my life when I decided to have Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in the pursuit to lose weight. I was morbidly obese, and had tried all my life to lose weight the “normal” way. But this post is not about my surgery, it is about what happened to me after the surgery. See, I wasn’t really informed that rapid amounts of weight loss tend to make heavy-set women more fertile. I had lost 70 pounds very quickly, and you betcha, I found out that I was pregnant very soon after my four-month post-op check up....more
Did you continue to lose weight after the pregnancy? I want to have Bariatic Surgery done but I ...more

Weight-Loss Surgery: Dangerous or a Cure for High Health Care Costs?

What do you know about obesity surgery? Is it just the lazy man's answer to weight loss?  Or is it an effective treatment for people who are dangerously obese?  A new study suggests that weight-loss surgery may not only save lives, but could also contribute to a considerable savings in overall health-care costs. ...more
I've been over weight since I was pregnant with my first child 17 years ago. Ten years ago I ...more