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Weight Loss Surgery Book
Chapter 1

Weight Loss Surgery –
Punching The Reset Button

Did you ever wish you could go back in time ten, twenty or thirty years and just start over on your weight battle? Before you had to buy a seatbelt extender or take medication for high blood pressure or stay home because you couldn’t climb the bleachers to go to your son’s football game? Back when you only had twenty or thirty pounds to lose, not 120 or 130 pounds?

If you could just punch a reset button and start over, you know you’d have a fighting chance to stay at a healthy weight, a chance you don’t seem to get no matter how many diets you try or how hard you work at it.

Table of Contents (sneak peak)

Chapter 1 Weight Loss Surgery – Punching the Reset Button
Chapter 2 How Did I End up in this Mess and Why Can’t I Get Out of It?
Chapter 3 Talking to Your Surgeon: No Time To Practice Lying
Chapter 4 So What’s Really Eating You – Get Ready To Find Out
Chapter 5 What Have I Done to Myself? The Immediate Aftermath
Chapter 6 You Enlisted But Your Spouse Was Drafted: The Impact of Weight Loss Surgery On Your Marriage
"Most patients are ready for bariatric surgery and understand how it works, but are stunned by the powerful waves of emotion that can engulf them afterwards and the unexpected reactions from their spouses, friends, and co-workers. Weight Loss Surgery: The Real Skinny gives patients the information they need to weather the changes that will inevitably occur and to thrive in their new, healthier lives."
About the Author

Dr. Nick Nicholson has a driving compassion for people suffering from obesity, and was one of the pioneers of weight loss surgery. He’s performed over 10,000 bariatric procedures, has been called upon by Johnson & Johnson and W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. to instruct surgeons on the use of their products in bariatric surgery, and is a nationally recognized expert on obesity and its treatment. His clinic has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. He’s board certified in general surgery. MEET DR NICHOLSON

News Highlights

Maggie Linton from SiriusXM Urban View Channel 110, interviews Dr. Nicholson
May 5, 2014 | LISTEN NOW

What are the benefits of weight loss surgery? Ask Dr Nick Nicholson
May 1, 2014 | READ MORE

Weight Loss Surgery for Children: Is It An Option?
April 2014 | Becky’s mother came into my office and started crying before the door closed behind her. READ MORE

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Weight Loss Surgery
The decision to undergo weight loss surgery is not an easy one to make. While weight loss surgery can help you lose weight and live a healthier life, it isn’t a quick fix, and it’s not for everyone.

If you’ve been thinking about weight loss surgery, here are 10 questions you may want to ask your doctor before you make the decision. READ MORE

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