However, some people report struggling with issues, including:
- Vitamin and mineral deficiencies if they forget to take their vitamins and minerals
- Weight regain and feeling like they have failed
- Old habits returning (like drinking alcohol) that may be cause for concern
Go to all your follow-up appointments to help your care team monitor your recovery
Contact your health care team if you aren’t sure when your follow-up appointments are scheduled.
Follow the post-surgery meal plan designed to support your recovery
During this phase, you will be in stage 8 (healthy meal plan for life). Check out stage-specific recipes.
Find a movement routine that you enjoy and can keep up
Explore some simple exercise videos.
Consider attending a Kaiser Permanente support group to continue building skills, learning from peers, and getting the support you need
Check out the support groups to find one that works for you.