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The Spoon Theory


An invisible disease is a chronic condition that is not easily visible and has no obvious external symptoms.

How can we talk about it?

Chistine Miserandino, who has been suffering from Lupus since she was 15, talks about it with her Spoon Theory, a very useful metaphor to explain the amount of physical and mental energy one has available for daily activities when one suffers from a chronic disease.

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The Spoon Theory
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