Category Archives: Spoonie Tips

13 Ways to Avoid Going Stir-Crazy when You are out of Spoons

Going stir-crazy is inevitable when your body finally gives out. It’s that moment when you’ve pushed yourself too hard, or you simply run out of spoons. Your mind is well rested, but your body hurts. It is painful to move … Continue reading

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How to Stay Productive while Laying on the Couch

Being productive with a low spoon count can seem insurmountable. On days when my spoons are low, I lay on the couch and look at all the work needing to be done. How will I ever catch up? Dishes need … Continue reading

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3 Changes to Make when Adjusting to a Spoonie Life

Adjusting to a spoonie life can be overwhelming. When adjusting to a spoonie life you learn it takes more spoons to achieve certain tasks than it used to. You find yourself in bed more often than out of bed. You’ve … Continue reading

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Therapy is the Best Way to Stay Out of Survival Mode

Therapy is by far the best way to maintain a healthy spoon count. I wasn’t one for therapy through the years. I’ve just been going for a little over a year now. What I love about therapy is that it … Continue reading

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What is a Spoonie Chick & How do I Tell if I am One

What is a Spoonie Chick and how do I tell if I am one? That is the question I have been asked numerous times over the past few months. It’s a great question. For people who struggle with a chronic … Continue reading

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