I feel like I got a little piece of my life back! I went for a walk again today, and my knee handled it just fine. I feel a little uncoordinated yet, there is definitely some muscle imbalance and weakness, but I can walk, which is a huge deal! This is a basic human function and it was frustrating me that I couldn't do it without pain for about 2 years now. So now, *sigh* I can get back to moving on. I'm not stuck anymore!
It gives me new hope and puts me in a better place altogether. I feel like, for the first time in a more than a year, I can start to plan again. And more importantly, MOVE again! It's a gift, and I plan to make the most of it before the cold weather creeps in.