Don’t worry about the stigma about the medications. If there is a short or long term need be it pain or depression and it helps you do it. Nothing to be ashamed of or worry about. Mentally and physically this is a long journey and many barriers along the way and if there are things available that will help you get from where you are to where you need to be there is no need for appologies. I am 1yr post GBS never had severe pain outside the initial onset but the mental aspect of this can shake you to the core. Depression and anxiety i think are very common and there are med’s that can help both. Think of where you will be one year from now and realize there will be brighter days.
I don’t like to give the “think of the positive” speach but GBS has put all of us in a shi$#$ place for a time. It will get better.