It's amazing how out of shape you can get in a few short weeks. I went out today with mom - just out to lunch and a few turns around two grocery stores - and by the end my heart was all kerflubbity. Just from getting in and out of the car and walking around a little bit!
I'd get out walking more, but the sidewalks around here are a maze of ice rinks just waiting to send you to the orthopedist's. Forget it, I've got enough to worry about, thanks. But I definitely need to get going on the driving thing soon, or I won't be able to manage the thing at all... not because of the incisions, but because I won't be able to handle the aerobic exercise involved in going from peddle to peddle (and yes, I DO drive a manual transmission - don't you?)