What follows is an excerpt from my book The Weight Loss Counter Revolution explaining gastric bypass surgery. I’ve had many people ask about the surgery so I thought I would post this section from the book to help you understand the procedure. Here we go.
All thanks to heaven and PSE&G because I just got my power back after hurricane Sandy gave us quite a beating. You may have heard my wife’s shouts of joy if you live within a three mile radius of our house. All that time without the buzz of electricity allowed me some time to think about some of the recent things I’ve seen around the hospital that have reinforced the importance of the fight against obesity. Seeing as Halloween was cancelled on the streets in the neighborhoods around here, I figured I’d give you a bit of a real-life horror show to help motivate you to lose weight. I’ll relate just a few of the many stories of the horrors of obesity in the hospital.