Tina60 Posted September 20, 2010 Share Posted September 20, 2010 Hi, I've just joined this website. I had my SAH on 30th July this year, my daughters 6th birthday - I always had good timing! I was constantly told in hospital that I was very lucky as I was recovering very quickly - up and around the day after the coiling and discharged after 8 days. Everyone tells me I am looking so well, and for the first month I felt good, but now I am starting to feel really low and panicky. I have to drag myself out of bed in the morning, and thats only because I have to get my daughter off to school otherwise I'd stay in bed all day. The depression does improve a bit during the day, but then the panicky feelings come on. It doesn't help that I have just broken up with my boyfirend - seems that he has been seeing someone else while I was in hospital and recooperating, and took her to Kos for 2 weeks beginning of this month. From reading other posts I know this feeling is normal. I haven't been offered any help from anyone. I did see a gp at my surgery recently and played down the depression, and she just advised me to come back if i start to feel worse. I see my consultant on Thursday and am hoping he will say I can go back to work - I only work part-time and I am hoping that will help my mood? I am wondering if anti depressants are the answer? They have helped me in the past, before my daughter was born but I am worried whether I will be able to look after my daughter if I am doped up on drugs? Or what about counselling? And what is the waiting list like? Is it worth having anti-depressants to lift my mood then go for the counselling when they can see me? I know I have rambled on in this post but would appreciate anyones views. Tina x Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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