Chronic Illness, Reflections

I Hate the Spoon Theory

There. I said it. I hate the spoon theory. What is this “spoon theory”, you ask? It’s a metaphor developed by a woman named Christine Miserandino, who has Lupus. This was her attempt to describe what it means to be chronically ill. In the chronic illness community, it’s become shorthand for describing our conditions, our energy… Continue reading I Hate the Spoon Theory