educate yourself on policital issues
- The DaVinci Code (recommended to me by at least 8 people so far)
- A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin (fiction/dragons etc)
- The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan (11 books so far, each one is like 800-1000 pages... should keep you busy for a long time)
- Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Movies - buy the $24 a month, all you can rent (2 at a time) deal from Blockbuster... you'll be set. Cancel any time, no late fees, no limit to the # of rentals.
Home Decorating - grab a copy of the Trading Spaces books that came out a few months ago. Even though you can't lift things up now, you can still draw pictures and come up with CHEAP ways to make your home look better! (this was my girlfriends idea btw)
Learn to play the piano (or rather, a $20 keyboard).
Any which way... take care of yourself, good luck on a speedy yet safe recovery. Don't forget to stretch a lot and... depending on your doctors recommendations, 0 impact cardio can be great. Nothing like getting in shape while you're sick. When you get better you'll feel like a whole new person.