"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.

Riding the Rough C’s

My first “C”, 38 years of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, braced me with the gift of resilience. But I guess no one can be prepared for my second “C”, Cancer – and one of the...

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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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“Category 5 Shit Storm With No Umbrella”

Navigating CRPS and the bleakest breast cancer dx (Triple Negative) is an impossibly riddled nightmare – and since my last post I’ve gone back and forth about treatment almost...

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Losing One Is Losing Many

I recently lost one of my all-time best girlfriends, and for this woman in pain it was more like losing a family. No, more like a whole community. Joan was born with spina bifida, and...

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