Spoon Theory

I use to refer to my energy as a bucket but this helps break down what it is like to have a chronic illness if you want to really know how a sick person feels everyday and swap places with them!!! Could you really live like we do? Would you have any ‘spoons’ left today?

I Do & Adieu

When Lady Cas mentioned the other day that were having a hard time explaining the tired feeling we feel to healthy people I asked her if she tried using the Spoon Theory to explain it. She hadn’t heard of it. I hadn’t heard of it either until about a year after my diagnosis. I wish this was something that was told more often because it really helps explain our situation to people.

800px-Apostle_spoons_six “Apostle spoons six” by Lady Alys- Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apostle_spoons_six.jpg#/media/File:Apostle_spoons_six.jpg

The Spoon Theory

My best friend and I were in the diner, talking. As usual, it was very late and we were eating French fries with gravy. Like normal girls our age, we spent a lot of time in the diner while in college, and most of the time we spent talking about boys, music or trivial things, that seemed very…

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2 comments

  1. kmcintyremt · February 8, 2016

    I really love the Spoon Theory. I think it provides something concrete for people to latch onto when trying to understand an illness they may not see or understand.

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