I am hoping someone can shed light on, or relate to what I am going through.
I had two herniated discs in my L4/L5 causing incredible nerve pain down both my legs, muscle tightness and frequent spasm. I was forced to quit my job and live life indoors. I was unable to travel, drive, or enjoy life!
After two long years, two weeks ago I had a Lumbar Discectomy. The procedure went well and my surgeon was able to get all of the herniation from both discs. I have been able to move around, take rides in the car, and walk small distances. However, I can't kick this feeling of depression. I am constantly upset, feel alone, and frustrated. I feel as if I am always on the brink of tears. I should be thrilled! I have much less pain than I did previously, less the numbing in my left foot ( very painful!) I am off my medication and move around easier, so what gives?
Anyone going through a similar situation? I really do not want to go to my doctor with this.