PLAN, TRACK & MANAGE
WITH THE SPOONIE DAY APP
Your life shouldn’t be complicated, so the Spoonie Day App has a simple interface with ML driven insights letting you discover trends with your activities helping you save your energy and plan your day. Spoonie Day centers around the “Spoon Theory”, which is an elegant way of describing what it’s like to live with a chronic illness.
SPOON THEORY INFOGRAPHIC
Spoon Theory to Manage Chronic Illness
The Spoon Theory can be a useful tool for managing chronic illness. By understanding how much energy each task requires, people with chronic illness can prioritize their activities and conserve their energy throughout the day. They can plan their day in advance, making sure they have enough spoons to complete important tasks, such as attending a doctor's appointment or running errands.
People with chronic illness can also use the Spoon Theory to communicate their needs to others. By explaining the theory to friends, family, or coworkers, they can help others understand why they may need to rest or take breaks throughout the day. This can lead to better communication, empathy, and support.
Spoon Theory Infographic
Your energy levels may not literally translate to what we've outlined in this spoon theory infographic. However, we invite you to use this as a guide for where to start, and as a visual representation of how to help articulate the spoon theory to others.
SPOON THEORY &
Spoonies - this is for You
Spoonie Day centers around the “Spoon Theory” - an elegant way of describing what it’s like to live with a chronic illness. This community now often calls themselves "Spoonies" and identify their energy consumption in relation to spoons.
The Spoon Theory was coined by Christine Miserandino, writer, blogger and patient advocate, the theory was fashioned over lunch as she explained to her friend what it was like to live with lupus. The story is told on her site and certainly worth a read if you are not already familiar with it.
As for me...it felt like someone had crept into my home - and locked all the doors. I was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) after I had just given birth to my 2nd son less than 3 months prior. The word “incurable” made me feel helpless - I had to take control, somehow.
In my quest for applications to help me get through my days and new life, I was surprised to find there wasn’t a Spoon tracking app; so I decided to build it myself. I can't make my disease go away; but I can help our community have some hope in at least planning their activities to make life seem more manageable.
Track, Plan, and Manage your Spoons
Life Shouldn't be Complicated
ML DRIVEN INSIGHTS
Discover trends with your Activities
To Help you Save your Energy