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Articles, resources and tips for dealing with auto-immune disorders.

Kim  graceISsufficient.com | Chronic Illness Blogger | Fibromyalgia | CFS | Chronic Pain | Chronic illness
How to avoid taking on more than you can handle.  #selfcare #limitations #pacing

Stop Using Your Illness as an Excuse

How to avoid taking on more than you can handle. #selfcare #limitations #pacing

Everywhere we look we can find lessons to help us through our lives. In this article I share 6 things I learned from a two minute octopus video. These six things can help you too!

6 Things An Octopus Can Teach Us About Life With Chronic Illness

Everywhere we look we can find lessons to help us through our lives. In this article I share 6 things I learned from a two minute octopus video. These six things can help you too!

5 tips for dealing with annual anxiety
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5 things to help you deal with year end anxiety

5 tips for dealing with annual anxiety

6 Things you can do when the New Year seems more weighed down by scary unknowns than ripe with new possibilities. #chroniclife #chronicillness #chronicpain

When The New Year Isn't Promising To Be Too Happy

6 Things you can do when the New Year seems more weighed down by scary unknowns than ripe with new possibilities. #chroniclife #chronicillness #chronicpain

Life with a chronic illness drains our physical energy, our mental capacity, and demands quite a bit of our time. Do we really want to use our limited resources on cleaning and maintaining stuff that we don’t love or use? So what should we do? Start Here!
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Do You Have A Chronic Illness? Are You Bummed Out By A Dirty, Cluttered House? Here's Help!

Life with a chronic illness drains our physical energy, our mental capacity, and demands quite a bit of our time. Do we really want to use our limited resources on cleaning and maintaining stuff that we don’t love or use? So what should we do? Start Here!

For a person with a chronic illness getting sick can be so discouraging. You already function at a slower pace and feel the need to get more done. Add sickness on top of all that and you just feel like a wasted lump. Despite our desire to shake it off and get on with life we need to allow time for sleep and healing.
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5 Reasons Why Sleep Is Critical When You're Chronically Ill

For a person with a chronic illness getting sick can be so discouraging. You already function at a slower pace and feel the need to get more done. Add sickness on top of all that and you just feel like a wasted lump. Despite our desire to shake it off and get on with life we need to allow time for sleep and healing.

When you're in pain sometimes it's just too hard to shower, get dressed, do my hair and makeup etc. When I'm really not feeling well, getting ready can seem like an insurmountable task.
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How to make your morning with chronic pain easier

When you're in pain sometimes it's just too hard to shower, get dressed, do my hair and makeup etc. When I'm really not feeling well, getting ready can seem like an insurmountable task.

You might be wondering why I would choose a book written by someone who succumbed to her illness at the age of 38. Simple. Her writing is open and honest. She doesn't sugarcoat the details (ankylosing spondylitis, leukopenia, and steroid-induced Cushings). She tells about the pain and loneliness of being totally homebound. But through the struggles, she chose joy. To say I admire that would be an understatement. I desire joy, I long for it, and I fall so short.
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Can You Choose Joy When You're Chronically Ill?

You might be wondering why I would choose a book written by someone who succumbed to her illness at the age of 38. Simple. Her writing is open and honest. She doesn't sugarcoat the details (ankylosing spondylitis, leukopenia, and steroid-induced Cushings). She tells about the pain and loneliness of being totally homebound. But through the struggles, she chose joy. To say I admire that would be an understatement. I desire joy, I long for it, and I fall so short.

9 Gift Ideas for people with chronic illness (aka #spoonies )  #giftideas  #stockingstuffers  #chronicillness

Gifts for spoonies

9 Gift Ideas for people with chronic illness (aka #spoonies ) #giftideas #stockingstuffers #chronicillness

Having a chronic illness or living with chronic pain can quickly become overwhelming and it gets even more complicated when it's an invisible chronic illness. When your illness is invisible people assume that you are okay and they have no problem asking things of you. Because of this one of the most important things to remember is that it is okay to tell people no. Here are four things to keep in mind when it comes to saying no

How to prioritize your health with a chronic illness | Chronic Mom

Having a chronic illness or living with chronic pain can quickly become overwhelming and it gets even more complicated when it's an invisible chronic illness. When your illness is invisible people assume that you are okay and they have no problem asking things of you. Because of this one of the most important things to remember is that it is okay to tell people no. Here are four things to keep in mind when it comes to saying no

We're all wondering how to thread the needle of safety and seeing family this year. It's been a long hard year and everyone wants to kick back and relax. So what does this mean for those of us with chronic illness and disability who are more susceptible to Covid-19?  #chronicillness #Covid19 #disability #immunocompromised #chronicpain #christmas #holidays
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How to have a successful Covid19 Christmas with chronic illness | Chronic Mom

We're all wondering how to thread the needle of safety and seeing family this year. It's been a long hard year and everyone wants to kick back and relax. So what does this mean for those of us with chronic illness and disability who are more susceptible to Covid-19? #chronicillness #Covid19 #disability #immunocompromised #chronicpain #christmas #holidays

15 most requested gifts by people with chronic illness
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15 Most Requested Gifts for People with Chronic Illness

15 most requested gifts by people with chronic illness

10 tips for combating chronic pain in winter

Ten Tips For Combating Chronic Pain in Winter

10 tips for combating chronic pain in winter

4 Tips for hosting holiday dinners
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Handling the Challenges of the Holidays with Chronic Illness: The Ultimate Guide

4 Tips for hosting holiday dinners

Hurt is hurt, and every time by responding  we honor  we honor our own struggle and the struggles of others by responding with empathy the healing that results heal us all #covid19 #chronicillness
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Surviving Covid-19 when you have a chronic illness | Chronic Mom

Hurt is hurt, and every time by responding we honor we honor our own struggle and the struggles of others by responding with empathy the healing that results heal us all #covid19 #chronicillness

8 gifts people with chronic illness really want. #giftguide #wishlist #holidaygiftguide #chronicillnessgiftguide
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8 Gifts Your Loved One With Chronic Illness Really Wants

8 gifts people with chronic illness really want. #giftguide #wishlist #holidaygiftguide #chronicillnessgiftguide