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 Explaining fatigue - the "spoon theory" 
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Post Explaining fatigue - the "spoon theory"
The November 2011 newsletter for "Patients Like Me" refers to the "spoon theory" as a way to explain fatigue to those not dealing with chronic illness. A woman with lupus, Christine Miserandino, developed the "spoon theory" when faced with her best friend who didn't understand how Christine could be so fatigued when she looked so good ("you don't look sick"). Christine posted about this on the website, butyoudontlooksick.com. Here's a link to the post:

http://www.butyoudontlooksick.com/artic ... serandino/

(The post is also available in Spanish, French, and Hebrew from the website.)


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Post Re: Explaining fatigue - the "spoon theory"
Link seems dead.


Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:19 am
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Post Re: Explaining fatigue - the "spoon theory"
Try this link ! Not sure if it is the same as as the one that was here !

http://www.butyoudontlooksick.com/navig ... Theory.pdf

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