"I strongly recommend daily journal writing to everyone, especially women in pain. I believe it had the power to heal me."
—Cynthia Toussaint
The Fire Within Blog

For Grace Founder and Spokesperson Cynthia Toussaint shares her unique perspectives on the chronic pain experience!

Complementary Compliments Pain Care

It’s no secret - when it comes to pain care, I dig the three-legged integrative model. Besides using conventional medicine, it just makes darn good sense to use complementary and self...

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Healing is the Cure for Better Wellness

The day I accepted the reality that there was no cure for my CRPS, the natural healing powers in my body had space to take hold – and bring me to better wellness. When I tore my...

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Doing Harm: Damn Right

I’m three-quarters through Maya Dusenbery’s phenomenal Doing Harm, and it’s by far the best book about healthcare I’ve ever read. I’m lapping up every right-on-the-money page as...

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From Pain to Purpose

A few years ago I decided to stop looking for happiness. I hadn’t felt that oh-so familiar, pre-pain companion since becoming ill in 1982 and it became patently obvious that happiness...

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