I had surgery in June of 2000 and I was not prepared for the amount of post-surgical pain I felt. This brought about depression because I thought that the surgery didn't work and I didn't know if what I was feeling was still the adhesions or surgical pain. Unfortunately, I still had pain in my right rib area when I awoke from the surgery so that pain was difficult to deal with as I realized something didn't work and that pain would be here to stay. It took close to 4 weeks for me to begin to feel better from the surgery pain. Give it time as it does take a good while for your body to recuperate from the surgery.