How To Prepare For Life After Lipo

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The most challenging part of the liposuction process normally isn’t the procedure or even the weeks during recovery; it’s actually maintaining the new physique. Several patients are so committed to getting through their liposuction surgery that they never think to consider what their life will be like after their operation.

A lot of people think of liposuction as a weight management tool: a quick-fix surgical procedure to eliminate excess fat. However, the overall goal of liposuction is to reshape the body by removing resistant fat deposits from targeted areas of the body.  

Even though the targeted fat deposits are gone for good, that does not mean that the patient won’t or can’t gain weight again. To ensure optimal results, liposuction should never be used as a quick-fix for weight loss; liposuction should always be administered by a skilled and experienced surgeon such as, the best liposuction surgeon in Perth – Dr Quinn and liposuction should only be used in combination with exercise and a healthy diet.

If you’ve had liposuction or if you’re considering have the procedure, there are a few things to think about:

Join a gym

No matter what city you live in Gyms are readily available and offer regular specials that make it increasingly more cost-effective. If you find that gym fees are too high for your budget, then talk to some friends or family members and start up a walking club. You can also start a walking or cycling group within your community.

Find an old picture of yourself

Find a photo of yourself, one that you absolutely hate and don’t want anyone else to see, then place it on your refrigerator and make a promise to yourself that you won’t let that happen again!

Take a look at your diet

Healthy eating does not necessarily mean eating less; it actually means making better food choices. Your main goal when it comes to your diet should be to consume surplus amounts of vegetables and fruit and cutting back on saturated fats, carbohydrates and sugars. You should also avoid binge eating and watch your portion sizes.

Stay hydrated

By keeping yourself hydrated, you will be able to fend off snacking temptation. If you feel a snack craving coming on instead of reaching for that MARS bar just grab a glass of water or even a glass of 100% fruit juice to curb your snack attack.

Cutback on your salt intake

Limit the amount of salt you put in your body; this will help decrease high blood pressure, bloating, dehydration. To make it easier on yourself, simply remove it from the table and get into the habit of only using salt when your cooking requires it.  

Just be very clear from the beginning and make your liposuction journey a success story by taking care of your new body post-operation.