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Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 26 - The Spoon Theory

A few years ago, someone sent a website to me called But You Don't Look Sick.  It is a website made for  people with chronic illnesses, and it's claim to fame is something called The Spoon Theory.  It was written by Christine Miserandino about what it's like to face a chronic condition every day and how much energy it takes.  I have sent it to many people over the last few years that have had medical issues and I always hear how great it is.  One of my best friends asks from time to time if I have enough spoons when we're planning to get together.  That's the kind of friend you want!

Anyway, you should definitely read it, I'm thinking of getting a print of it to hang somewhere because sometimes I need to be reminded that it's ok to say no, and the people who love you should understand that.  Just a few weeks ago at Easter, I stayed at home (sleeping) until 6, when I could just stop by for an hour instead of spending the whole day with my family.

Even if you don't have a chronic illness, but might know someone who does, or you probably will someday, this is a worthwhile 5-10 minute read.  Thanks for reading it for ME.

THE SPOON THEORY

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