Mental health

Fork Theory: How the Anti-Spoons Affect Mental Illness

I first heard about fork theory from a post on the blog Bipolar Me.  Well, that's not exactly true; I had noticed that some people had made their way to my post on spoon theory by searching for fork theory.  Being a bit of a doofus, I assumed that people were just getting their utensils… Continue reading Fork Theory: How the Anti-Spoons Affect Mental Illness

illustration of spoon theory and number of spoons needed for daily tasks
Health & Healthcare, Mental health

Applying spoon theory to mental illness

Over the last year of blogging, I've learned about many things.  One of those things is spoon theory.  Spoon theory was created by Christine Miserandino, In a 2003 essay, she described using the metaphor to describe to a friend what it felt like to have a chronic invisible illness (in her case, lupus).  She and… Continue reading Applying spoon theory to mental illness