The holiday season is fast approaching which means lots of social events and get togethers. This is often a cause of concern for many patients, as they wonder how they can still enjoy social occasions and what they can eat. As weight loss surgery is a tool that you will work with for the rest of your life, we of course want to make it work in social settings! This is very important and can easily be achieved with a few tips and tricks.
Many patients are often concerned about Christmas and the holidays, as they think after surgery they will not be able to enjoy this time of year as much as they used to. As we have talked about many times before, weight loss surgery is a tool that you will work with long-term. Therefore, it is important that everyone still enjoys Christmas and getting together with family and friends! We have put together some tips for Christmas day and the holidays to make sure you enjoy it as much as you always have, while still maintaining your new lifestyle! Read below for our suggestions and we would love to hear your ideas also!
Can I Drink Alcohol after Weight Loss Surgery?
This is a very common question we are asked. And it is understandable because of course you want to enjoy social occasions, and for many this includes some alcohol. The answer in short is yes, you can have alcohol, however always discuss individually with your surgeon about when this is appropriate to reintroduce post surgery for you.