Karen Leaphart started 2019 unhappy and unhealthy. After a few years of steady weight increase, she found herself at the doctor with an ultimatum: Lose weight in six months or begin medication for high cholesterol. Karen needed serious help. Nothing she had been doing was working to get the weight off, and she wanted lasting weight-loss success for a healthier future.
Staying hydrated immediately after weight loss surgery is a big job. We recommend that you consume a minimum of 50 ounces of fluid daily after your discharge from the hospital, working toward a goal of 60 ounces daily with limited caffeine. Accomplishing this can be a challenge. Learn more about the reasons for these challenges and how to maintain good hydration after your bariatric surgery: