Tag: spoonie

  • Maybe you’re allergic to cockroaches

    When I first began to suspect that my intermittent, worsening bouts of illness might be the individual heads of one sinister, hydra-like illness, I came to a horrifying realisation: I’d have to see a doctor. It was May 2017. By then I could trace a clear pattern of symptoms back at least six months. But […]

  • Spoons

    The problem with spoon theory is that I never know how many spoons I’ll have any given day. If I knew I had ten spoons, I could use them accordingly. But today I might have seven spoons and tomorrow only three, with no idea why. As though someone sneaks into my cutlery drawer at night […]