Our expert says:
I am so sorry to hear that you have had such invasive surgery, and hope that you are now fully recovered. If you have a BMI of 46 then I would actually recommend that you discuss this problem with a clinical dietitian. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. You need assistance with your weightloss and some guidance so that you do start losing weight. Another option is to consider a gastric bypass seeing that you probably need to lose in excess of 30 kg. Contact the Bariatric Centres of Excellence in regard to having a gastric bypass to assist weightloss. You can contact Jana Derksen at the Call Centre for the Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence on 0861-623-7489 or contact her at: email@example.com or call her on her cell phone at: 072-373-0155 or visit their Website at www.netcare.co.za to discuss this option if you have a great deal of weight to lose. As regards exercise, I think that the only option is to try swimming (if you don't have your own pool, ask a friend or join a gym that has a swimming pool), because you may find that other types of exercise cause problems after your surgery.
Holding thumbs that you can start losing now.
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