Author: Barry Partner


The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)  has created this risk / benefit calculator. Enter your data and you can see the 30 day risks in one tab, and then see the graphs for the one Read more…


Gastric Sleeve Surgery (VSG) Can Cause Intestinal Problems My SO had the gastric sleeve surgery in July and has been continuously losing weight – Down 40 lbs in about 4 months. But it has been a ride with many issues. Read more…


After bariatric surgery, you are faced with a few phases of eating requirements which takes you from clear liquids to moist and mushy foods before you can have most foods without restrictions. Also, your GI tract seems to be taking Read more…


It Begins… It typically begins in a doctors office. Your partner has been told by a doctor that they still need to lose weight and have been heavy for years. Their attempts through exercise and failed or yoyo diets have Read more…


The Forum is now open – please join, read, contribute and share. I will be focussing this blog on creating and maintaining a successful relationship after bariatric surgery. The numbers are out there for relationship challenges after bariatric surgery. The Read more…


Likely, you are here for the same reason I am, being a partner to someone who will be or has undergone bariatric surgery. Like many choices in life, there are both sides to the story, there are risks, chances, and Read more…