" May even try the bike, but not sure that's a good idea yet. "
Uhh, no. No weight bearing exercise until your doctor's cleared you.
I sprained my ankle in 2008. I did get a doctor's care; I still have issues. I'd strongly recommend physical therapy after you're healed. Don't just "try" to stay off of it... DO. Every step you take on that before it's ready is one that will likely delay healing and exacerbate the injury.
Don't put yourself at risk of long-term injury out of impatience! Weight loss comes from diet anyway, so focus on eating, rather than the exercise you think you MUST do.
Writer, mother, wife, and breadwinner. I love to run, but running doesn't love me, so I'm switching to my low-impact bike.
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