A speed bump slows you down and interrupts mindless, automatic eating so you can think and respond. Speed bumps may be helpful when you’re learning to eat mindfully.
Weight expectations after bariatric surgery are the "shoulds": I should lose x amount. You should weight x by now. Mindfulness helps you focus on what is instead.
Mindful eating is increasingly recognized as a powerful approach to optimal eating and health. Contrary to popular belief, mindful eating is not "just" eating with awareness.
While mindful eating is sometimes misused as just another diet, the true concepts of mindful eating such as awareness, nonjudgment, curiosity, and acceptance are very helpful after (and preferably before) weight loss surgery.