Explaining Low Stamina Levels - With Spoons
What is “spoon theory”?
It’s a quirky and easy to understand way of explaining how much energy you have left.
A growing number of people with stamina difficulties, such as those with ME, fibromyalgia, Ehlers Danlos syndrome and mental health problems, use spoons to quantify how they are feeling on a given day. It’s not really possible to measure energy levels scientifically but this unit of measurement - numbers of spoons - is a fun explainer.