"Making the unknown known is the important thing."
—Georgia O'Keefe
What's New
For Grace Seeks Women In Pain Stories of Isolation and Loneliness

In May 2023, the US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy, issued a stark advisory that isolation and loneliness are a public health epidemic as damaging to Americans as smoking and obesity. Sadly, this devastating duo impacts the Women In Pain community far more than others as they often negatively complicate the chronic pain experience. If you're a Women In Pain who's impacted by accompanying isolation and/or loneliness, please write and share your story with us as we look forward to spotlighting this critical issue through various For Grace projects in 2024.

For Grace’s January 2024 Story of the Month

For Grace's 2024 kick-off Story of the Month features Woman In Pain, patient advocate and author, Cam Auxer. After battling a string of chronic illnesses since childhood, Cam recently faced breast cancer which brought on serious new chronic pain challenges due to radiation, surgery and chemotherapy. Despite these formidable hardships, Cam considers herself blessed as she learned invaluable resilience from a young age and embraces life to "lift others up." To help meet that goal, she's the author of When Bodies Break: How We Survive and Thrive with Illness and Disability.

Our 2023 Holiday Appeal: Help Us Help Women In Pain Thrive in the New Year!

Your 2023 tax-deductible donation will aid For Grace's global efforts to empower women in pain, sensitize the media and public about pain care gender bias and influence policy makers to embrace chronic pain as a public health crisis. It is because of your generosity that we are able to continue our education and awareness programs to better the lives of women who are challenged by life-altering chronic pain. Please link here to read our 2023 holiday appeal letter that spotlights are many accomplishments this year including our 11th Annual Women In Pain Conference!

Trauma and Resilience Covered in Illuminating Pain Podcast

For Grace founder Cynthia Toussaint is a guest on Dr. Afton Hassett's Chronic Pain Reset podcast that highlights the chronic pain experience as well as the tremendous benefits of self-management for healing and well-being. Cynthia and Dr. Hassett's conversation covered a wide-range of topics that included trauma being a driver for chronic pain, resilience as an essential tool for thriving and the many alternative treatment techniques illustrated in Dr. Hassett's recent book, Chronic Pain Reset. Whether new or old to the chronic pain world, this show is well worth a listen!

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