30 Gift Ideas for Bariatric Weight loss Surgery Patients

Updated: Mar 14, 2020

I often get asked what would be the best gift and present for someone who just had weight-loss surgery? I can honestly say that I didn’t want to get any protein packets or Bariatric supplements from anyone.


My recommendations are things that I truly feel people would enjoy. We’ve all heard it’s the thought that counts. But it’s also the intention behind the thought. The greatest offering is letting someone know through your actions and your words that they matter.


Are you looking for the perfect Christmas Gift and Present for someone who had Bariatric Weight loss Surgery? Trying to find gifts that will be useful as a care package or gift baskets? These 30 gifts will have her knowing you really care and put so much thought in your giving! These are my top 30 Christmas gifts for her that are all under $50. #bariatricgift #weightlosssurgerygift #bariatricgiftideas #giftbasket #Christmas #Holidays
30 Bariatric Gifts for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

These are all hand-picked items because I put a lot of thought into what would be meaningful and most appreciated. For me, the gift is a symbol of a feeling.


In the beginning, there is some downtime where we can't eat or do anything. I have hand-picked categories such as Cozy Things, Beauty, Kitchen, & Inspirational.


*COZY THINGS*

(Think about being comfortable for anywhere from 1-4 weeks, socks with grips on bottom, clothes that are loose and comfy so not to rub on stitches, keeping warm because of loss of insulation and energy)


1. Pudus Socks

Why: Good Grip Socks after Surgery.

2. Ekouaer Loungewear

Why: Comfy and not tight against stitches

3. Kimono Robe

Why: Feels amazing against skin

4. Fleece Throw Blanket

Why: Super Comfy and soft throw

5. Fleece Heated Throw Blanket

Why: It's Soft, warm and heated!


*BEAUTY*

(Imagine being in bed with dry bothersome skin, think things she could use while resting for recovery like Hand Cream, body lotion, lip balm and self-care items)


6. Everyone 3-in-1 Mint and Coconut Lotion

Why: Skin is so Dry Post-op

7. Burt's Bees Lip Balm Set

Why: Chapped Lips after surgery


*KITCHEN*

(Imagine things the patient will now need for portion control and new gadgets. Think sugar-free, cups, cooking, and food storage)


8. Torani Sugar Free Syrups

Why: Can use in homemade coffee

9. Hydra Shaker Cup 6-Pack

Why: Everyone needs for shakes and measuring

10. Coffee Mug Warmer

Why: Our drinks will sit forever as we sip and get cold.


11. Seleware food Storage

Why: It has 4 different size jars from 5 OZ, 6 OZ, 9 OZ to 11 0Z, total 31 OZ. It's perfect!!


13. Nicewell Food Scale

Why: We are required to weigh our food


14. Life Tumbler Chillout

Why: The are insulated, have silicone bottoms & Lid


15. Copper Egg Cooker

Why: We eat and cook lots of eggs for protein and this is fast and easy!

16. Mini Drink Mixer Blender

Why: This mixes our protein and warm drinks

17. LivLiga Aveq 2-Piece Just Right Bariatric Set

Why: It helps visually with portion control by having Measurements built into the dish ware in increments of ¼ cup and ½ cup servings. Genius!!

18. LunchBots Medium Snack container

Why: It helps visually with portion control and has 2 and 4 oz.



19. Keurig Decaf Coffee Cups

Why: We can only drink decaf post-op


20. FOODage Pill Box Organizer

Why: We have many new vitamins to organize

21. DayBuy Lunch Bag

Why: We are making, prepping & packing foods for on the go

22. HomeSpoon Lunch Bag

Why: We are making, prepping & packing foods for on the go

23. Good Living SINGLE EGG Cooking Pan

Why: Quick and Easy for 1 egg and a slice of Canadian bacon. Super fast and easier than cleaning up a Huge pan for one single egg! I adore this product!!


*INSPIRATIONAL*

(Imagine feeling helpless, lonely, and needing inspiration. Think anything positive, inspiring and motivating)

24. Viva De Color Serenity Adult Coloring Book

Why: We are down and bored for a few weeks


25. A Year Gratitude Letters

Why: Keeps our mind on Gratitude for the little things.

26. Journey Journal Notebook

Why: We can document Our thoughts, feelings & emotions

27. Letters to my Future Self

Why: Keeps our mind on Future Success


28. Thought a Day Journal

Why: We can document our daily thoughts as they evolve