I realize that much of this article is not what your doctor will tell you. I realize that a lot of it is extreme. But morbid obesity is an extreme condition. It’s a disease. And it takes extreme measures to change. Moderation is for wimps – yep, I said it. I know you’re not a wimp. You made a scary decision to have gastric bypass. Make another scary decision. Decide to be the best possible you – physically and psychologically. It has to start the day after surgery. Gastric bypass recovery is full of ups and downs. Expect them, prepare for them, conquer them. Believe.