Although your deit sounds very healthy, your experience has shown how important physical activity is to keeping your weight down and yourself healthy. The good news is that there are plenty of activities that you can do that don't necessarily involve walking.
For instance, there are a whole series of exercise DVDs that just show you how to do chair dancing. You can still do resistance training (with hand weights, resistance bands, or machines) since most of those exercises can be modified to be done sitting or even lying down in some cases.
Aquatic activities are also available to you and are kinder and gentler to your lower extremities, particularly your knees and hips. Try some aquatic exercise classes, pool walking, or swimming laps.
Finally, cycling is a great alternative to walking and can be done easily at home with a stationary bike. If you can put some weight on your foot now, doing some of the other cardio training machines, such as elliptical striders, cross trainers, and rowers, can also give you great fitness benefits without putting that much extra stress on your feet.
Time for you to get moving again!
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