There are so many changes after surgery that every day will bring a new ache or miracle or both. We are here for you, and since we've all been down this road, we can help you navigate it. Don't hesitate to ask questions or just whine (I've certainly done my share of both). We get it in ways others who haven't done this can't.
Take it slow and steady. As they keep reminding impatient me, it's a marathon, not a sprint. Rest as much as you can and be faithful with your ice and pain medication.
The heel slides are killer, but those slides where you had to have your leg straight and go left to right did me in. Sheesh. When I'm restless in bed, I still find myself doing ankle pumps and heel slides because it's familiar.