Chris, good luck with the exercise.
I started a strength training program in October - the positives are slow, but I am gaining on it. I finally am able to push 20# on the hamstring curl - can't do it for more than 5 curls at a time , but I am satisfied with the progress. My walking gait has improved, but I still use the WalkAide.
Do not get discouraged - it is slow. I do a Pilates workout twice a week and strength training twice a week - I thought I would have faster results.