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9 Ways to Treat Yourself While Recovering From a Gastrectomy

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Relaxing scene.
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Gourmet dish of grilled fish with vegetables.
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Be a foodie


Working with nutritionist on diet plan.
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Go pro


Making smoothie.
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Do the math


Shower running.
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Jump in


Back massage.
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Schedule a massage


About to start laps at pool.
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Swim/walk/cycle/dance


Intimate moment concept.
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Get intimate — on your terms


Eating out with friends
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Go out


Doggy napping.
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Nap for best self-care after gastrectomy


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.