Monday, 13 April 2009

7th Post - Emotional Turmoil

I haven’t had a big operation before and wasn’t fully prepared for it looking at things now, you can’t I suppose prepare for the emotional turmoil of this, the aftermath you are on a high and feel elated even though you are wired up to tubes and been fed through a drip, through all of that regardless the colitis is now gone.

From been on a high comes the lows which again I wasn’t prepared for 2 days before I was going home, I started to feel quite with drawn, very teary, vulnerable and overwhelmed. I was lucky because I had my family there everyday to see me and Danny was there the full day everyday, so I was never on my own and that is the way I wanted it. First day back home was again quite teary and overwhelming, but was so happy to be out to get some fresh air and be in my own surroundings. I really think that being positive is key, I think it really helps with your recovery time.

1 comment:

  1. Two words Nat - Bloody Brilliant.

    It's what people need to read who have got colitis it will really help them and let them see a light at the end of the tunnel.

    It's very truthful and you haven't hidden anything. I think it will help a lot of people.

    It's made me want to do my own blog on endometrisis and polycystic ovaries. I've written on sites before but your blog is really good, you should be proud of yourself.