Check out For Grace's September Story of the Month! Carol Barnett already had a couple of serious pain challenges after developing CRPS from a toe fracture and small fiber neuropathy from toxic exposure. When breast cancer came knocking, Carol quickly assessed that she couldn't tolerate conventional treatment, especially the recommended mastectomy. As luck would have it, she stumbled upon a cutting edge therapy, Cryoblation, that kills cancer cells with a freezing agent. Carol's now cancer free, sharing "Always remember to take a breath and look for options."
Working with Senator Maria Elena Durazo for the second year in a row, For Grace is sponsoring a resolution that will trumpet pain awareness in the Golden State. The bill will once again proclaim September as Pain Awareness Month and be signed into law by the end of the 2021-2022 legislative session. As For Grace leaders work to introduce legislation that will increase Medi-Cal coverage for complementary pain management therapies, this popular resolution will go far to help California lawmakers understand the barriers to care faced by women in pain.
For Grace excitedly endorses a phenomenal new cookbook! Authored by Woman In Pain, Stephanie Weaver, "The Migraine Relief Plan Cookbook", is filled to the brim with more than 100 anti-inflammatory recipes for managing headaches and living a healthier life. Our founder, Cynthia Toussaint, was thrilled to be interviewed by Stephanie on her "Resilience Series" podcast for the ramp up of the launch. Toussaint is a huge fan, sharing "I've never had a migraine, but am deeply invested in healthy living. This cookbook is for everyone who wants to deliciously live well."