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Side Effects & Johns Hopkins pt. 2

Lately I have been feeling nothing but side effects. The Effexor made my blood pressure go up, I couldn’t sleep, I slept too much, I was too fatigued to deal with anything, and I am still dealing with these things! 162 more words


Day 11: #30pages30pics

I started my day thinking about the Spoon Theory. I spent my day working. I was told by a crazy person that I was “very unhelpful” and the “worst experience” they ever had after I helped them. 119 more words

Allocating the spoons.

I did it!  I finally managed to get myself down to the local aquatic centre and into the hydrotherapy pool to do some long overdue aqua-jogging.   714 more words

Social Armour

I have a theory: social skills are like an ablative suit or armour.

I came up with this theory while trying to find a pithy way to explain the fatigue and anxiety caused by social interactions. 1,137 more words


Spoon theory and squirrel anatomy

Saturday was a day in the city, fairly high stress, we took Isobel to Games Workshop where the manager found another younger child who was looking for a game.   725 more words

Home Education

"Spoonies" have heard and do not want to hear the following....

Here I describe the spoon theory, and I guess I am what someone would call a “spoonie’ if they knew what it meant.  Personally, I’ve heard them all, and then some. 986 more words

Personal Reflections