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What Do You All Think Of "the Spoon Theory"?

What Do You All Think Of "the Spoon Theory"?

Explained here (great article!): https://butyoudontlooksick.com/articles/written...

Have you ever used it to explain or manage things? How did it go?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I actually used this in my disability hearing. The judge said he had never had a visual aid when someone has explained how quickly our energy levels deplete and how we have to be careful in our choices daily. ( I find out next month if I was approved or not )

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have. But I prefer to say that I feel like a cell phone that's charge is broken. My phone (body) doesn't charge no matter how much I plug it in (rest/take care). One phone call (task) could take my battery to 15% or not. I never know and I have to wonder if that call is worth making. I think it's an analogy that helps because a phone like that would drive a person crazy, but that's our bodies in reality.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Esawyer,
Yeah I had to go through a full hearing. They dont quite recognize fibromyalgia as a full disability here unless you have several coexisting conditions. Which i have chronic fatigue. Anxiety, memory issues from the meds I was on and now they have me off of them and the pain is ridiculous but they need to determine if being off the meds helps my memory or not. I also have IBS, migraines and just recently was dx with occipital lobe seizures. By me they hate awarding disability benefits to anyone under 50.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You needed to go in front of a judge, sorry to hear that

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Please keep me posted on the spoon theory method. I'm on my 5th appeal and ready to lose my marbles!! 😫
these judges really don't give a poop.
soft hugs & warm healing light💜

posted over 1 year ago
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