As attorneys and parents, Jason and Nicole do not have the luxury to take extended vacations, so recovery time from the procedure needed to be quick. Initially, Jason and Nicole feared the recovery time would be weeks. They were pleasantly surprised to learn the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy recovery time is minimal. Both returned to work and normal activities within a couple days. Nicole event went furniture shopping with her mom within three days of her procedure. According to Jason and Nicole, recovering from the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is easier than recovering from the flu.