"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!

Pain: No Excuse for Flakiness

The joke in my city is that you can’t spell flake without LA. Agreed. Flakiness, one of my least favorite of human behaviors, is so prevalent here and everywhere, it’s pretty well...

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Healthcare Companies Causing Pain

My healthcare company is once again making me sick – and I’m mad as hell because I hate to be victimized. How can they arbitrarily take away a medication that’s been successfully...

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The Suicide Dance

Fifteen years after being voted “The Couple Most Likely to Succeed” at our college, my life-partner John bought the self-deliverance book, Final Exit, that we both planned to use....

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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...

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