You will quickly learn that sitting at home, relatively immobile gets old very quickly. Getting out of the house is 100% necessary. There are some perks too — you should ask your surgeon for a temporary handicap pass. When you’re on crutches you’ll want that up front parking, I promise.
I have always wanted to drive the carts at the grocery store. Finally I have a reason to. Who knew they were SO slow. Be prepared for stares!