Post total hip replacement
i was fortunate to undergo a total hip replacement just one week ago. I was admitted on Monday 5th at 5pm, the procedure was performed about 6.30pm. I was back home on Wednesday 7th which at the time I was convinced I had recovered well enough to be discharged.
I don’t know why my anxiety levels are through the roof every evening, I seem to be in more pain as the day progresses. I should be over the moon as I’ve had a long wait to get this operation.
I live alone, my daughter is calling each day to see me and I’m so grateful for her care but I thought I could manage in my own, I’m angry with myself because I feel really lonely.
Are these feelings natural or am I being a drama queen? I certainly don’t feel good about myself. I should be full of gratitude, feel lucky to have had this amazing opportunity to restart my life, yet I feel like an ungrateful failure.
Any advice would be most appreciated.x
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