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Month: March 2017

My Personal Spoonie Hacks

My Personal Spoonie Hacks

These are my personal Top 25 Spoonie Hacks! For those of you who do not know what a ‘spoon’ means should look into ‘Spoon Theory’. Generally, it’s like a recipe, but spoons are symbolizing energy. Do you have enough spoons for the activity you’re thinking of doing? Chronic illness minimizes the amount of spoons you can have on a day, though some days you will have more spoons than normal, or less. It’s all about balancing your use of them. Always…

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Needs will Always Change Within Your Recovery

Needs will Always Change Within Your Recovery

Recovery is a process. We all know this. Often times it takes a lifetime. Or two. But, until recently, I’ve always seen it to be a purely straight forward trajectory. Of course, there will be setbacks and the line is not straight by any means, but I thought it was like filling a jar. You just keep working, keep adding to the jar. But it’s not. Instead, it’s like balancing a ball on a see saw. Depression sits on one…

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