"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!

Intimate Agony

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I think about how lucky I am with love - in every way but one. Cupid visits my home every year. He stays up decorating through the night...


Through the Looking Glass

I recently received the bittersweet gift of seeing myself 30+ years ago, but in a world that understood CRPS - offering boundless opportunities. Last weekend I visited my favorite...


Myth of a Family

I received two lessons in gratitude over the Thanksgiving holiday. I bonded with a kindred sister who reminded me that family is often not blood. Also I’ll never again overlook...


Taking on Toxic

I’m a huge believer in self-care. In fact it’s what brought me to my first in 27-year partial CRPS remission. For me self-care includes eating a plant-based diet, exercising six...


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