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Have you heard of the spoon theory? The spoon theory was written by Christine Miserandino (www.butyoudontlooksick.com) It started with a conversation she had with a friend about being chronically ill. It applies to so many different types of people and has become common verbiage as us “spoonies” go through life. The conversation was how “normal” people get an endless number of spoons or an abundance of them each day. As a spoonie, we are only given a few.
So each day, each person has their set number of spoons. Each event in life requires spoons. Getting out of bed, walking to the bathroom, going to the bathroom, washing hands, brushing teeth, putting on deodorant, putting on makeup and so on. Imagine, this is only the first 5 minutes of a day and some spoonies may already have used up their supply.
A spoonie is given…
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