"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!

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...


Strain & Gain for Sisters in Pain

I’m reflecting on the physical and emotional cost from our Women In Pain conference this year. Hey, don’t get me wrong. It was a great event, a total home run. We’re getting...


Man-Made Women In Pain

Chronic pain is bad enough; but when it’s man-made, it’s especially heart-breaking. Sunday night I watched an eye-opening documentary on Netflix called Gasland. Its focus was on...


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