4.5 months post Ivor Lewis, my husband seems to be in denial as to how his life has changed , he is angry and frustrated that he can’t do things as before, he has no enthusiasm to do jobs etc which he did without thinking before his op because he knows he hasn’t the stamina to spend hours on one thing. He is disappointed in that. I have tried to explain that he needs help to get his head round it all, but, typical man that he is, he feels he should be able to cope without help. He say’s it’s frustrating that He is ‘sitting about’ waiting to feel better so he can tackle a small job. We are both awaiting some counselling and trying to get an appointment with his GP to discuss this. I keep trying to encourage him to accept the new him, and embrace his new life. Anyone got any tips, we’d be grateful to hear.
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