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’.
Let me explain what the spoon theory is. Continue reading “I’m a Spoonie. What is a Spoonie?”
It seems I’ve been struck down with a cold. Since yesterday, I’ve had a blocked nose, heavy, achey body and sore throat, but I’ve just woken up to it being much worse. Time for a lazy weekend I think. Continue reading “Struck Down!”
I refer to days when my hypothyroid symptoms are particularly bad as 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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