Had my ACL reconstruction surgery on Jan. 20th. Physically I am progressing well but mental recovery has been a challenge. I had my first post op visit yesterday. The doctor was happy with my progress especially that I could do a straight leg lift. They shortened my brace and told me I have to wear it when I am walking( locked at 0 degrees) but it can be off most other times.
I went to the gym today and lifted chest and triceps. It was nice to workout for the first time in 2 weeks.
I am going a little crazy at home. I feel like there is nothing fun to do because of the injured leg. I spend most of my time watching awful TV shows and staring at the computer screen.
I am also a little depressed that I didn't get to ski at all this year. I am going to the mountain in a few weeks to watch my 4 year old get a lesson.