I’m a Spoonie. What is a Spoonie?

A Spoonie? What’s a Spoonie? 

The spoon theory is a metaphor those with a disability, chronic illness and/or autoimmune disease, for example, use to explain the reduced amount of energy available for activities of daily living and tasks. And a spoonie, is someone with a  chronic illness, who needs to watch their ‘spoons’.

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A ‘Bad Thyroid Day’

I refer to days when my hypothyroid symptoms are particularly bad 12472613_10209427420069576_6738745950035368936_nas a ‘bad thyroid day’. I’ve had bad thyroid days when my hypothyroidism hasn’t been under control and when it has. Even now, with a good TSH, Free T3 and Free T4, I have bad thyroid days from time to time.

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