Why Am I Not Losing Weight After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Question

Asked by rochelle

Why Am I Not Losing Weight After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I had the VGS procedure done. I lost 7lbs a week for the first two weeks, now nothing!! Why??!! I'm not over eating or eating fattening foods or drinking sugary drinks

Answer

Hi Rochelle,

How are you doing? Have you seen any more drop off in weight loss during the past two weeks?

I haven't had gastric surgery so I don't really know what the experience is like. I do know though that when I start to make a dietary change that my body seems to drop a lot of fluid weight right at the beginning. It takes time for the body to burn up all the stored calories available.

I imagine that it will be a long ride ahead. Keep in touch with your doctors and make sure that things are on track. They can help you adjust to your new situation. Hang in there and don't lose hope.