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Coming to terms with what has happened is an important stage in your recovery and it can take time. There is absolutely no right or wrong about how you are feeling or coping. If you can, try to discuss how you are feeling with someone you trust.
You may have many different emotions and feelings such as:
Feeling very emotional, anxious, angry or low is common, especially in the first few weeks and months after a stroke. These feelings are quite normal and as time goes by they are likely to get better as you come to terms with what has happened. A good way of staying positive is to get good information and advice. Being informed takes away much of the fear and uncertainty around your recovery.
There are treatments and therapies that can help with your emotions after a stroke. Your doctor will be able to explain what they are and what might work best for you. It may be that talking therapy with a trained therapist is a good option for you. This allows you to talk freely about how you are feeling so you can deal with your emotions better. Medication, such as anti-depressants, may also help.
Try to remember that having good and bad days is natural and you need to pace yourself. There are limits to what you can achieve in any one day!