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Spoon theory

Life with a chronic illness

The spoon theory is an analogy used by some people with a disability and people with chronic illness to describe their everyday living experience when their disability or illness presents in a reduced amount of energy available for productive tasks.

Running out of spoons so quickly:

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Needing more spoons:

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One thought on “Spoon theory

  1. carlalouise89 says:

    I love the Spoon Theory! Someone told me about it the other day, and I googled it and thought it was the best thing I’d ever heard. It literally explained my illness better than I ever have!

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