Boredom set in immediately. Case in point, I found myself watching the Sex and the City movie one night. I can't believe I am admitting this but I sat through the whole thing by myself. On top of that, every morning when I got up, I would look out the window to see the mountains packed with vacationers flying down the ski slopes. The whole experience was comparable to eating soup with a fork -- very frustrating.Mike Dunleavy describes the brutal early days of recovery from knee surgery in Vali, Colorado on his new blog, You, Me and My Knee.