On Friday I had my latest appointment with the physiotherapist. He did a fair bit of manipulation of my poor ankle, which I'm still feeling the after-effects of now, but he's pleased with my progress and agreed to exchange my crutches for a walking stick :) Bye bye crutches!! After 3 1/2 months I wasn't sorry to hand them back ;)
I had to personalise it with washi tape, of course...
In practice, I only even need the stick if I'm going down steps with no handrail, or if conditions are particularly icy (like, um, the last few days have been!) Yes, that is progress indeed :)
Now, if only the aching would stop, and I could recover the full range of motion in my ankle, and I could drive again..... But I'm doing my best to be patient and focus on how far I've come and not how far I still have to go!