"Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it."
—Michelle K.
For Grace Blog

The latest reporting and analysis on breakthroughs in pain research and issues that matter most to you.

Sticks, Stones and Words That Hurt

Last week when I saw my integrative doctor for weekly pain-curbing acupuncture, we had a conversation about my dangerously low blood count caused by chemotherapy for breast cancer. Dr....

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Cancer “Healthcare” Leaves Me in the Grip of Fear

As many of you know, I’ve had high-impact pain for nearly 40 years and am now fighting triple-negative breast cancer. The only reason I decided to move ahead with treatment, despite its...

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Awakening From the Edge

My mind pinballs while new insights flood in as I count off the days till I start chemotherapy in an attempt to save my life after being diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer –...

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Flowers for Malignancy

Last month I wrote about a lump I found in my breast and the subsequent mammogram and ultrasound pointing strongly toward cancer. This bolt of lightning has taken center stage in my life...

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