It’s not a part of a community that I wanted to be a part of but I am a Spoonie!

What is a Spoonie?  What are spoons?  Yes you cook and eat with them or may even have some fancy decorative ones hanging in your house.  When I meet someone who also identifies as a spoonie we each know what the other is talking about.  Everyone’s spoons are different just like no two illnesses are the same.  Invisible Illness are hard because when you don’t “LOOK” sick people think you’re fine.

This is Christine Miserandino  Video telling the spoon theory from But You Don’t Look Sick

Molly’s Fund has been a great resource for me.

Pinterest Spoon Theory Boards.

The Urban Dictionary defines a spoonie as:

A person living with chronic illness, that identifies with Christine Miserandino’s Spoon Theory.
Spoonies are people that live with chronic illness; theoretically measuring personal daily abilities much 71d701712740ab22c8376ed0f59d84e0as one would measure the proper amount of spoons needed for an event or occasion… sometimes having an abundance, other times coming up short.


So send me a spoon, spare a spoon, rest when you need it.

Until then, Journey with me…mini2z


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