"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.

Remission Impossible

Losing my lower body remission in December has been devastating, but I keep my chin up as much as I can. Despite that, and despite what many people tell me, we with high-impact chronic...

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The Comfort That Doesn’t

If you’re like me, you’re tired of hearing that “everything happens for a reason.” People have been sharing empty clichés like this throughout my 35 years of high-impact pain and...

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Stamina: Not Just a Buzzword for Women In Pain

We women in pain are intimate with the red hot political issue of women and stamina. In fact we play the stamina card fully - and could write the book on it. Last week I had a nasty...

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The Crime of Chronic Pain

I met Eddie on my first date with my life partner John nearly 36 years ago. John took me to a premier of Robert Redford’s masterpiece Ordinary People at the old dome theater in my Bay...

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