First Things First...
The initial shock of tearing your ACL can send you into a whirlwind of decisions that need to be made quickly. Trust us, we know this is an overwhelming time for you, mentally, physically, and emotionally. You may be anxious to rush through the surgery and rehab to get back in the game, but if you need time - take it. In the end, waiting a few more days and weeks will be worth full health.
It can be an overwhelming process: not only all the physical discomfort, but the mental and emotional baggage you have to sort through can be difficult.
If you need time - take it.
In the end, waiting a few more days and weeks will be worth full health.
We have put together a good list of first steps in the process. You may by beyond the first couple, but some of the following steps could be helpful.