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I'm on my feet again! It makes a big change from being flat on my back with my foot up or hopping around on crutches. I've been duly doing flexibility and strength exercises and noticed my calf muscles on the right side are now more flabby than the left side which has had loads of exercise these days to compensate. So my right side has lots of catching up to do.
I'm concentrating on just being able to walk normally again. I figure it'll take 1-2 weeks to build to that as I usually walk 25 mins from the train station to my office and in the evenings sometimes walk for half an hour to catch a bus. And maybe go back to swimming for exercise after all I now have stronger arms from the hobbling around on crutches and hauling myself upstairs!
I still can't squat or walk down a flight of stairs normally and have to concentrate to ensure my gait is reasonably near normal. But yep, am getting back to normal life bit by bit and it feels good. I go back to work tomorrow and fortunately it's desk bound so it shouldn't be too tiring.