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The Spoon Theory

Thursday, July 18, 2013

This is powerful.
Today I was aske "What do you tell people when MG is getting the worst of you?"
I replied "disoriented & Goofy Day ahead"
Then this story was shared.
You have one of my spoons.

www.butyoudontlooksick.c
om/wpress/articles/written
-by-christine/the-spoon-theory/


People including nurses at the hospital I frequent often always tell me "but you look so healthy. You can't be sick"
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L*I*T*A* 7/19/2013 12:04PM

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ASPENHUGGER 7/19/2013 11:02AM

    I certainly don't face the physical challenges you do, Debs, but as I'm now trying to struggle back from 3 days of being flat on my back & sleeping the whole time, I understand what this feels like. There is so much I should be doing, & anything at all feels like climbing Mt. Everest on my hands & knees. We have to learn what we can & can't do, & make sure we keep within our limits.

That being said, my stomach is rebelling again, so I'm going back to bed.

Hugs,

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PURESTILLWATER 7/18/2013 10:07PM

    Beautifully written.

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COCK-ROBIN 7/18/2013 8:34PM

    Great story!

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LINDA! 7/18/2013 7:29PM

    I like this article. Very interesting!

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PATRICIAAK 7/18/2013 7:19PM

    good analogy
I often use a checkbook to describe illness with the illness taking dollars away that make it more easily to be overdrawn with the penalties that brings.

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WILLOW49 7/18/2013 7:01PM

    Great article! Thanks for sharing with us :)

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DIANE7786 7/18/2013 6:58PM

    It's a wonderful link. I've known a few people who judge how much a seriously ill person should do. I'll tell the spoon story a lot. Thanks for sharing!

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SHARON2014 7/18/2013 6:39PM

    This is a great article and website. I may print out and take it to our MG support meeting next week.

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