"Making the unknown known is the important thing."
—Georgia O'Keefe
What's New
Story Raises Visibility on Minority Pain

For Grace's April Story of the Month is writer and Woman In Pain Sasanna Yee! Sasanna is eager to have a voice in the pain community as she's "dismantling the dangerous myth of the 'Model Minority' and shedding light on mental and physical health issues Asian-Americans, and specifically Chinese-Americans, are facing." After a traumatic childhood car accident left Sasanna suffering for a decade, read how she finally stopped managing her pain, but instead let her pain lead her to a place of better wellness.

More Miracle Making on The Mighty

Join For Grace founder Cynthia Toussaint on March 28th @ 1:30pm PT as she continues her new "Miracle Makers" live stream series on The Mighty's Chronic Illness Facebook page. Interviewing inspiring women who are changing the chronic pain world for the better, this month Cynthia talks with best-selling author, TV personality and Miracle Maker Karen Duffy, a chronic pain endurer who through laughter and an awry look at this upside down journey inspires hope in "extra innings." Link HERE for more on Miracle Makers...  

For Grace Weighs in on NPR Piece

For Grace founder Cynthia Toussaint consulted on a recent NPR Invisibilia podcast and digital article that spotlighted a unique therapy for young women impacted by Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS.)  An NPR journalist reached out to Cynthia for her response about the critical backlash this March 8 podcast, titled the"The Fifth Vital Sign", generated from the pain community . Link here to download the revised Invisibilia episode - and watch for more to come....

“Mystery Diagnosis” Episode Still Airing

Just learned that For Grace's 18-minute Mystery Diagnosis segment is airing worldwide again! Shot in 2005 for Discovery Health, this episode tells the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) journey from four different perspectives (patient, caregiver, family member and physician.) We're getting many responses and are thrilled that this show continues to help people near and far.

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