Editor’s note: This is our last post in this series. You can read them all by selecting Spoon Stealers from the Articles/Series menu! I want to let you know from the start that this is about me and the one dream I have left. Today, I’m not standing up for injustice or for a noble … Continue reading
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Chronic Fatigue: My Story
I was diagnosed with chronic fatigue in September 2016 when I just started college. Overall my concentration was low and I kept falling asleep in classes. I have no idea where this never-ending tiredness came from, no matter how much I slept. I thought it was the stress of college, as I’ve been out of … Continue reading
Spoonie Error 404
Lately, I’ve seen a co-opting of the phrase ‘I’m out of spoons’, by people who are not dealing with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses. To be frank, I wish this would stop. I reckon these people don’t know what it’s truly like to have to chose between washing yourself and making your meal. That’s the way it is when you are a spoonie. Some days you might have so little stamina, you must make a choice between eating and bathing. Other times, you might think you have enough spoons to get through the day when suddenly you realise no more spoons exist, and the great cash happens. It’s awful, to be honest.
Everyone’s writing, and I’m all like…
Ever feel like everyone’s writing but you? I do. Now that I’m published and have all these new writer friends and acquaintances on social media, I’m able to read updates about their word journeys. To me it feels like they’re constantly writing. Meanwhile, I’m all like, Yeah, I need to lie down now. After working intensely on Life in … Continue reading