♥ Spoonies?

What does being a spoonie mean?

Spoonies are people who live their lives with chronic illness. Basically spoons represent emotional and physical energy. We start each day with spoons and every action takes some of the spoons. The bigger the job the more spoons. “Running out of spoons” is a way to tell others you’ve used all your energy.

What takes the most spoons?

 ♥ I would have to say washing my hair is exhausting I have really long get real tired and really sore arms.

How did you find out about Spoonies?

  I first heard about it when I started my blog! I was confused of what it meant at first so i researched and asked others. I now have a very good understanding of it all!

How Does it feel that others are in the same situation?

  Honestly, It’s saddening. I know first hand what some of the pain feels like. Everyone is different so personally I am really effected by my energy loss and pain. It’s the type of feeling no one should have to go through. The exhaustion is constant for me. I wake up feeling i could sleep for years. I can’t do anything someone my age could do, such as sports and being up on my feet for long periods of time.

-Stay beautiful!

Cassie

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DIY Heat/Cold Packs!

For

  • Sore muscles
  • Pain
  • Anything!

Materials

  • Uncooked rice
  • Fabric of your choice
  • Tread
  • Needle

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For hand size heat packs cut the fabric 9 1/4 by 5 inches

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Flip the fabric so the inside is facing outwards

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Stitch both sides and leave the top open!

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You then want to turn it inside out so the stitching is on the inside.

Fill with your rice, fold the edges in and stitch!

Put in microwave for no longer than 10 seconds

Careful! It’s going to be hot when you first take it out!

Enjoy your heat pack!

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Hope these help you as much as they help me!

-Stay beautiful!

-Cassie