"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.

The Torturous Fog of Fatigue

Of the many autoimmune diseases I’ve developed since my CRPS began almost four decades ago, the only one that rivals it is fibromyalgia. Not because of the muscle pain, but rather my...

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The Black Hole of Pain

In April I came across a Time magazine article that immediately made me think of persistent pain. This ground-breaking story described how a team of Harvard researchers worked like the...

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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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Aging Painfully

People have always told me that I look youthful for my age. For the last decade, those comments have comforted me – because somehow I thought that looking young meant aging would be...

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