My partner had a heart attack in June and had two stents there and then. He is currently waiting for two more to be put in and is on his 6 week period off work.
Since he has come home we have changed his diet, bought bikes and upped our exercise levels and all seems to be going well.
The only problem I am having is with his personality which has changed slightly. He used to be a very calm, laid back type of guy who took everything in his stride, he was always doing things around the house on his time off ( we bought a new house in September last year and pre-heart attack he had helped fit a new kitchen, fitted a bathroom and a cloakroom, taken an en-suite and made it into a wardrobe - so you can see he was quite an active chap) and he was always enthusiastic with getting on and doing things. Since the heart-attack he has no desire to do anything, sits around the house all day and plays his guitar and doesn't feel interested in doing any of the jobs around the house. Now i know you are all going to tell me that he's just had a HA and to give him time, and I have no problem with that, I tell him to listen to his body and do what he wants, but I am struggling with his short-temperedness and his abruptness. He had become very waspish, very snappy and his temper seems to go from 1 - 100 in two seconds flat...we can't go a week without having a row which usually ends up with 4 hours silence and then him apologising for his behaviour.
Have you had any problems with your partners change in personality? Do you think it is down to the meds or the whole situation? Will this be a permanent thing or will he go back to normal? I've never been through this before so would appreciate all help