"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!

My Passion for Distraction

I’ve been using distraction as my #1 painkiller for 34 years without knowing it. Now that I’ve come to understand the power of intuitive healing, I want to shout it to the...

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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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CRPS: A Stacked Deck

Yesterday, I raged… and raged. Some days I’ve had enough of this damn disease. Five years ago, a rheumatologist told me that because my right arm and leg were in contractures, all...

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Purple Tears: It Could Have Been Me

In April this year, it snowed. When I got the news that Prince, my all-time favorite performer, was gone I was devastated. I picked up the phone and called my mom – and we both...

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