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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
There are times with chronic illness and disability that we feel small and alone, but every one of us is important. Your disabled life is as important and integral to the world as a able bodied person. #chronicillness #disability #hope

How to live hopefully with a chronic illness | Chronic Mom

There are times with chronic illness and disability that we feel small and alone, but every one of us is important. Your disabled life is as important and integral to the world as a able bodied person. #chronicillness #disability #hope

Some people will support you and your chronic illness, and some people will think it can't be that bad, or that you must be faking. It doesn't matter what they think, proving your illness is not your job. #chronicillness #disability Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Brain Fog

How to deal with people who don't believe you're sick | Chronic Mom

Some people will support you and your chronic illness, and some people will think it can't be that bad, or that you must be faking. It doesn't matter what they think, proving your illness is not your job. #chronicillness #disability

Seasonal changes bring a host of problems to those with chronic illnesses. Weather-sensitive people can notice an increase in a number of their symptoms. The addition of viruses and bacterial illnesses can become life-threatening to those with certain chronic conditions. In light of that wonderful news, I thought it would be a good idea to make sure we’re prepared to get a bit chilly! Mental Illness, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Sensitive People, Autoimmune, Disorders, Things To Think About, You Got This

9 Tips To Get You Through The Chilly Season With Chronic Illness

Seasonal changes bring a host of problems to those with chronic illnesses. Weather-sensitive people can notice an increase in a number of their symptoms. The addition of viruses and bacterial illnesses can become life-threatening to those with certain chronic conditions. In light of that wonderful news, I thought it would be a good idea to make sure we’re prepared to get a bit chilly!

It is estimated that one-third of patients with a chronic illness also receive another diagnosis of a mood disorder such as anxiety or depression. Here are some tips for you as you face this battle. #mentalhealth #depression #chronicillness #invisibleillness #chronicpain #spoonie #depressiontriggeredbychronicillness Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Psoriatic Arthritis, Invisible Illness, Autoimmune, Disorders, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety

When Your Chronic Illness Triggers Depression

It is estimated that one-third of patients with a chronic illness also receive another diagnosis of a mood disorder such as anxiety or depression. Here are some tips for you as you face this battle. #mentalhealth #depression #chronicillness #invisibleillness #chronicpain #spoonie #depressiontriggeredbychronicillness

By joining together we can accomplish great things. We can support each other, share knowledge, offer a safe place of understanding, and create new friendships even though you may be housebound or limited in your ability to go out with others. #chronicillness #invisibleillness #spoonie #chronicpain #chronicwarriors Chronic Illness Humor, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, New Friendship, Invisible Illness, Safe Place, How To Be Outgoing, Encouragement, Knowledge

There Is Power In Online Community For The Chronically Ill

We can support each other, share knowledge, offer a safe place of understanding, and create new friendships through online support groups.

There are times we have to push past the illness, pain and the sinking weight of depression to get to the beautiful. It's a hard push - but so worth it! #chronicillness #invisibleillness #spoonie #chronicpain #chroniclife #travelwithchronicillness #travelwhenchronicallyill Fibromyalgia Causes, Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness Quotes, Mental Health Conditions, Crps, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Invisible Illness, Depression, How To Get

Sometimes You Have To Push Past The Illness To Get To The Beautiful

There are times we have to push past the illness, pain and the sinking weight of depression to get to the beautiful. It's a hard push - but so worth it! #chronicillness #invisibleillness #spoonie #chronicpain #chroniclife #travelwithchronicillness #travelwhenchronicallyill

There is hope, even when you brain tells you there isn't #chronicpain #mentalhealth #chronicillness Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Lessons Learned In Life, Life Lessons, Anxiety Problems, Thyroid Issues, Bible Encouragement

10 Unexpected life lessons learned from chronic illness | Chronic Mom

There is hope, even when you brain tells you there isn't #chronicpain #mentalhealth #chronicillness

One-third of patients with a chronic illness also suffer from a mood disorder such as anxiety or depression. Here are a few tips to help you fight this battle. Please be sure to seek help from a mental health professional if you are suffering from depression or suicidal thoughts. Health Professional, Autoimmune, Chronic Illness, Disorders, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Third, Battle

When Your Chronic Illness Triggers Depression

One-third of patients with a chronic illness also suffer from a mood disorder such as anxiety or depression. Here are a few tips to help you fight this battle. Please be sure to seek help from a mental health professional if you are suffering from depression or suicidal thoughts.

Everyone's bodies react to noise, flashing or bright lights, smells, and chaos. But when you have Fibromyalgia your body can have a hard time processing this all at once which leads to overstimulation. We're unable to tune things out and our senses are bombarding our brains with info we can't handle. This also leads to allodynia and touch sensitivity that causes clothing to hurt, and the lightest touch to echo in our bodies.  #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #allodynia #overstimulation Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Mental Illness, Fibromyalgia Pain, Chronic Pain, Anxiety Relief, Stress And Anxiety, Pain Relief, Sensitivity To Sound

How to cope with Fibromyalgia sensory overload | Chronic Mom

Everyone's bodies react to noise, flashing or bright lights, smells, and chaos. But when you have Fibromyalgia your body can have a hard time processing this all at once which leads to overstimulation. We're unable to tune things out and our senses are bombarding our brains with info we can't handle. This also leads to allodynia and touch sensitivity that causes clothing to hurt, and the lightest touch to echo in our bodies. #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #allodynia #overstimulation

Positive thinking is a coping mechanism, not a cure. Living hopefully is how we can keep living a life with chronic illness. Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Mental Health Symptoms, Coping Mechanisms, Invisible Illness, Negative Emotions, Positive Mindset

Positive thinking is a coping mechanism, not a cure | Chronic Mom

Positive thinking is a coping mechanism, not a cure. Living hopefully is how we can keep living a life with chronic illness.

Living with chronic illness can come with depression, and feelings of guilt and shame. But at the end of the day, you are enough just as you are #chronicillness #depression #guilt  #mentalhealth Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Helping Other People, Helping Others, Difficult Children, Small Acts Of Kindness, Reading Club

When you have a chronic illness you are enough | Chronic Mom

Living with chronic illness can come with depression, and feelings of guilt and shame. But at the end of the day, you are enough just as you are #chronicillness #depression #guilt #mentalhealth

Studies show that women experience more pain then men, but they get less treatment for it #chronicpain #opioidcrisis #sexism Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis, Thyroid Issues, Disability Awareness, Mental Health Issues, Invisible Illness

Medical sexism- How doctors ignore women's pain | Chronic Mom

Studies show that women experience more pain then men, but they get less treatment for it #chronicpain #opioidcrisis #sexism

6 gifts people with chronic illness really want this year Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Leg Cramps, Cleveland Clinic, Invisible Illness, Boost Your Metabolism, Going To The Gym

What people with chronic illness really want is to stop faking well | Chronic Mom

Instead of faking sick like many people with chronic illness are accused of, many people with chronic illness are faking being well. #chronicillness #chronicpain

Covid-19 has laid bare how healthy people feel about disabled people. Our lives are viewed as not worth living, and our deaths are brushed off because of our preexisting conditions. All this has lead to me being determined to advocate for disabled people and those with chronic illness. Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, I Feel Alone, Feeling Alone, Horrible People, Human Connection, Go Hiking, Invisible Illness

Unlocking, Limiting, Studying, Watching, and Healing: Support for People with Chronic Illness | Chro

Covid-19 has laid bare how healthy people feel about disabled people. Our lives are viewed as not worth living, and our deaths are brushed off because of our preexisting conditions. All this has lead to me being determined to advocate for disabled people and those with chronic illness.

Music therapy has been shown to distract people from pain, raise serotonin levels, and reduce stress hormones #chronicpain #music Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Life Poems, Poems About Life, Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia, Serotonin Levels, The Power Of Music

The power of music therapy for pain | Chronic Mom

Music therapy has been shown to distract people from pain, raise serotonin levels, and reduce stress hormones #chronicpain #music

When you have chronic pain your life changes instantly. You want to hold onto things that were part of your healthy life, but your body just won't cooperate. #chronicillness #chronicpain Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, I Am A Failure, Invisible Illness, Take Care Of Me, Pain Management, Toxic Relationships, Medical Conditions

How to let go of control when you live with chronic pain | Chronic Mom

When you have chronic pain your life changes instantly. You want to hold onto things that were part of your healthy life, but your body just won't cooperate. #chronicillness #chronicpain