The Spoon Theory~ A Way Of Explaining


I read this for the first time a couple of years ago and am so glad it has landed in my inbox again today. Thank you Judith – I hope you don’t mind me reblogging this to help spread the word!

Barefoot Baroness

A theory I live by, a theory that saves my life~ It’s also an incredible and thoughtful way to express to people in your world/life what having a chronic illness is like. They’ll get it much easier by relating to spoons of all things~

Thank you to the author of this piece Christine. You have helped me save so many relationships with people who just did not get it. If you have read this before Bravo, you are doing as much as you can to communicate what your life, days are like.

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…

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  1. Thanks for sharing this, Pam. I read it some time ago, but a reminder was nice. I’ve been counting spoons for years, as I’m pretty sure you have, too. It’s nice to have a way to explain it, should anyone ask.

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  2. I’m glad that this is something you too are able to use. Its an awesome analogy for dealing with anything that chronically pulls from a normal life.

    I know Christine is happy that this oiece she wrote is sill reaching so many people.

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