Category Archives: Spoonie Tips

4 Strategies to Help Clear Away the Cobwebs of Brain Fog

Suffering from brain fog is one of the hardest parts of chronic illness. Does brain fog get the best of you? Wake up in the morning feeling unfocused? For me, it’s like cobwebs clouding my vision and covering my thoughts. … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Set and Accomplish Goals Inspite of Chronic Illness

Setting goals when living with chronic illness is difficult. I’m sure you’ve read my other posts on setting goals. It’s all the techniques you’ve heard before. Write it down. Make it specific. Apply a time frame to it. I’m not … Continue reading

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9 Essentials to Keeping Your Spoons when Traveling with Chronic Illness

Traveling when you have chronic illness can be tricky. My family and I recently traveled to Nashville, TN. We don’t travel often because it’s expensive and traveling with a chronic illness is often times, not easy or fun. This trip … Continue reading

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Surviving Summer with a Higher Spoon Count

Surviving the summer can be difficult with limited spoons. I don’t know about y’all, but while I feel best in the summer, we are also busier and surviving it can be difficult. Both kids are out of school, the husband … Continue reading

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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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