Half Title Page.
About the Authors.
Contents at a Glance.
Recipes at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Is Weight Loss Surgery for You?.
2: The Ins and Outs of Weight Loss Surgery.
3: Voting for Surgery: Are You a Candidate?.
4: Incision Decisions: Your Surgical Options?.
5: Understanding the Risks of Surgery.
6: Drafting Your Dream Team: It's More than a Surgeo.
7: Preparing for Surgery.
8: Paying for Surgery: No Assurance of Insurance.
9: Making the Grade: Testing Prior to Surgery.
10: Preparing Yourself Physically and Mentally: Getting in Tip-Top Pre-Op Shape.
11: The Hospital Experience and Beyond?.
12: Checking in and Out: Your Hospital Stay.
13: Knowing What You Can Eat for the First Few Months.
14: Starting on Solid Food.
15: Home Sweet Home: Returning after Surgery.
16: Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It's Back to Work You Go.
17: This Time I'm Going to Make It: Ensuring Success.
18: What Is Success Anyway?.
19: Food for Thought: An Eating Plan for the Rest of Your Life.
20: Getting It in Gear: Making Exercise Part of Your Routine.
21: Enlisting Outside Help.
22: Changing Outside and In.
23: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls: Physical Challenges.
24: Dealing with Post-Op Emotional Issues: What's Eating at You?.
25: Me, Myself, and I: Your Relationship with Yourself.
26: Working at Relationships: Family, Friends, and Everyone in Between.
27: Now That I'm Thin, What about the Skin?.
28: The Part of Tens.
29: Ten Weight Loss Surgery Myths.
30: Ten Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery.
31: Ten Ways to Stay on the Straight and Narrow.