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Conserving Spoons

If you aren’t familiar with “spoons” in the context of disability, take a few moments to read Christine Miserandino’s landmark piece on Spoon Theory before reading this post. 1,478 more words

Social Communication

alyssabethancourt reblogged this on ramblings of an autistic wordsmith and commented:

I didn't know I needed to read this today until I read it today.

The Elusive Spoon

This is written for Dysautonomia Awareness month and is spoon related as a result of Christine Miserando’s well known “Spoon Theory“. This is a bit of a day with a CRPS & Dysautonomia patient… 1,539 more words


Dear Folks: Sorry I Haven't Written Lately

This has been the longest trough I’ve had in a while, and I’ve been spending all my spoons on work, because the cats do insist on eating. 260 more words

Mental Health

About the spoon theory

Many with lupus and some in autism community are familiar with Spoon Theory, coined by Christine Miserandino.  The original blog post, “But you don’t look sick” is… 418 more words


The Chronically Ill Child's Guide to Living with Overprotective Guardians

*Note: When I was a teenager, I started this story about this terminally ill young woman and it has not ever actually made it to paper yet. 273 more words