Many factors contribute to whether you can continue working, including the relationship you have with your employer or immediate supervisor, your work environment, the flexibility of your schedule, and your ability to be a productive worker.
What has contributed most to your abilty to keep working? Have you had to adapt or make adjustments?
cannot concentrate because of the pain associated with my foot arthritis... Other workers are mad at me for not being able to keep the pace, cannot walk on uneven surfaces fast, need sedentary work b…More
I would feel very weak and would take longer to assist an individual with their ADL's in the A.M. and the evenings. My wrist would have pain and swelling and feet would start to get sore after workin…More
I have had to move my work hours to manage pain and tiredness. By mid afternoon I am exhausted. I work early in the morning as I am a morning person, my sleep is disrupted but the mornings are the ve…More
It did when I was trying to check customers out and bag and the arthritis would start pulling through my lower back down through my buttocks and left leg just made it unbearable at times. And when I …More
Sometimes, because I have other autoimmune disorders, besides RA. Sometimes I can't get out of bed and if I do, as soon as my feet hit the floor, I hurt. My employer is pretty understanding. Last yea…More
Yes. I'm not able to run or jog to emergency calls and limited on continuous use of staircases. Also, I'm diabetic and normally reach my walking goal of 10,000 steps and on several occasions exceeded…More
Flares of arthritis and fibro make me feel like crap, but have to go to work anyway. Yes, the medication helps, but during a bad one, it takes a couple of days for them to calm down. Having to stay t…More
In my opinion no, but when boss fired me (last time in Polish NMI) said that my health is cause. It is no matter that my division made the supreme profit, that I am working (via laptop and mobile pho…More
I recently have been taken out of work due to arthritis. My bones ache and I have had surgery on my foot and my left knee, and 3 years later I can hardly step forward because of the shooting and burn…More