It's Therapeutic Thursday!
Today is Therapeutic Thursday with Aortic Hope!
We are talking about Cardiac Depression.
This article from The American Heart Association, titled "Post Surgery Milestones: Managing Your Mood, Expectations and Goals" offers a great PDF which is a Recovery Milestones Checklist and will help you in preparing for recovery from surgery.
Recovery after a dissection or any surgery should be measured in terms of weeks not days. Remember to be kind to yourself and let your body and mind heal.