I got diagnosed with OA 2 months ago, on my knee. Got told to manage my activities & lose weight. The weight loss has helped enormously & managing my activities has been difficult but manageable , I work as a domestic & run an environmental community group ( litter picks, gardening, theatricals..etc). The actual activities are fine, but walking to work, the simplest activity, kills... I live on a steep hill, the price of a taxi would be stupid & the closest bus stop is at the bottom of this hill. My work have been great, I am risk assessed ( self before going in every morning) & given more breaks & alternate ways of doing my job. But I arrive miserable & in a great deal of pain - and I can see that if it continues like this my mental health will start to suffer. Feel like I'm stuck between a rock & hard place - will take on any advice
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