If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.

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With the spoon theory, a typical “healthy” person has a high or unlimited amount of spoons (energy) and doesn’t have to worry about running out.

Far too often abled people see the things they do easily as "non activities", they don't realize that for many disabled people these things have to be carefully planned and measured, and sometimes they simply can't be done.

And then when that would happen people would look at me and you could see the looks on their faces of disappointment bc I don't want to do this or that bc it takes too much effort to get there, do it, then have to take time to recover

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Got the Bake Off blues? We know what will help… “These have a wonderful crunchy lemon topping. It is important to spoon the icing onto the warm cake so the lemon juice soaks into the cake. If using butter make sure it is really soft but not oily.”     What You Need   FOR…

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SPOONS ARE JUST LITTLE BOWLS ON STICKS.

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Understanding your energy levels. How your use them, what exhausts them & what revitalizes them. Know your energy levels & their limits. (Concept originally developed & is still vital for chronic illness - but helpful for everyone)-

Choose your spoons #2

Chronic Illness - how will I use my spoons today? None suffers can have an infinite number of spoon, for most CI suffers they may only have 2 or 10 per day - so what do you choose?

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There is no way anyone can tell me that the spoon theory couldn't have been better explained using a tank of gas. I wake up every morning with or less. Don't make me talk about cutesy spoons.

CEO. SPEECH......This picture was taken back in 2010. I had 20 euros left in my name. I was broke stuck and most of all I felt a failure. I decided to in life to Try make a business online in forex with 20 euros a simple website to promote my analysis as I had no money to trade. My subscribers stayed with me as I helped them. I made a 20 euro business a successful online business from nothing.  Any person with money can make money. Or shall I say any idiot with money can make money. A person…

CEO. SPEECH......This picture was taken back in 2010. I had 20 euros left in my name. I was broke stuck and most of all I felt a failure. I decided to in life to Try make a business online in forex with 20 euros a simple website to promote my analysis as I had no money to trade. My subscribers stayed with me as I helped them. I made a 20 euro business a successful online business from nothing. Any person with money can make money. Or shall I say any idiot with money can make money. A person…

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Dismantle an old xylophone and re-hang the keys somewhere on your music wall outside. Viola - instant music!

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Spoon theory explanation

Excellent description of what it is like to live with a chronic illness. This analogy often helps others better understand our daily struggles.

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