Hand osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease. This means that, in case of degenerative joint diseases, the cartilage covering at the end of the joints slowly begins to deteriorate. http://blog.onlineherbs.com/natural-remedies-for-arthritis-in-hands/
We are only allowed to use a certaint amount of "spoons" each day. It's hard to know which activity or task will makes us feel more tired or exhausted mentally and physically. When battling a chronic, invisible illness these are questions we have to ask ourselves. It might seem strange, but it's our reality.