I am having TKR on my right knee on 12/11 and was wondering how long it will be before I can manage going up and down 9 stairs?I live in a tri-level and my 2 full baths and bedroom are upstairs. I know that everyone heals differently, but just want to be prepared. I have a half bathroom in our lower level which is about 5 steps down. Unfortunately, I do not have a bathroom on the main floor. From reading the posts here, it sounds like a recliner is the best thing to have during recovery. I also have 3 active Boston Terriers who like to sleep in my bed. I am going to have to keep them upstairs with a baby gate for several weeks. It might be best for me to go to a rehab facility for the first week home. Thanks in advance for any tips or tools of the trade.