BA News: What’s Happening on BA

In This Post;

  • Hello
  • Personal Health News
  • Challenges and Your Reviews
  • 2012 Wrap-Ups and Your Challenge Reviews
  • Presents for You
  • Conclusion

Hello my fellow book lovers! Long time no… see? My last, non-scheduled, post was in December. December! Can you believe it? Now it’s February and I figure it’s about time I began posting again. I have several posts and other things coming up for you all, but first I’ll start with an update on what happened in December.

P.S. I have decided to incorporate the above because I know every reader is different, have different amounts of free time, and thought it might make it easier to find what is relevant to you and what you want to know in each news post. Continue reading

BA Chat: Reading as a Spoonie

Recently I was having some difficulty with my mental acuity while reading The Iron King. Mentioning being a spoonie and reading isn’t something I usually come across in my Internet travels, but I’m aware there are plenty of book loving spoonies out there, and I feel compelled to share something about it. I should probably start with what a spoonie is. At times I will put it out there, that I have an illness affecting my energy levels, and that’s pretty much what a spoonie is. It’s having a condition that limits your energy, your physical, mental, and emotional abilities, and can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. To better explain the life of a spoonie and where the term comes from I recommend reading The Spoon Theory. It’s a little on the long side, but it has everything you need to know when it comes to low energy and activities exacerbating symptoms. Continue reading