In order to get through it I have been breaking it up into sections of colors. Once I get through a stack I am allowed to do something I want to do, whether it be switching to ironing or working on another project, or browsing the web. This seemed to work really well for me. Gives me motivation to get through the monotony of chain piecing.
I am on the last step of construction of the blocks and about halfway through finishing the blocks. It's going to be about a full size quilt, I'm thinking of really bumping up the borders and making it a queen for the guest bedroom.
Here's one up close: