All out of spoons?

Spoon theory

The above link explains spoon theory. It is a tangible way of expressing the amount of energy it takes to get you through the day. People with ADHD and other mental illnesses use this to explain why they can’t do as much as others expect them to.

Those people who use spoon theory to explain their energy levels need to have their friends and family on board. They should be able to announce that they are all out of spoons and they are done until they can relax and regroup.

Toward the busy parts of the semester, I run out of spoons and I use the phrase. I get looked at like I’m nuts. I just need to explain myself better. The other option is to carry a copy of the article above.

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