"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!

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...


The Caregiver’s Family

Last weekend, John’s 93-year-young dad came to visit us for four days. Jack’s a saint of a man who I love deeply. I’ve got lots of company there. The last time we saw Jack in LA...


The Good Doctor

I was recently reminded that there are some great healthcare professionals out there. By digging deep and accepting help from friends, this healthcare skeptic unearthed one of those...


Now Is All We Have

I’m troubled, but not surprised, to learn that health researchers don’t give me a great shot at surviving the next five years. To add insult to injury, they pegged my “health age”...


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