Recently For Grace leaders served as spokespersons for an internet media tour in Atlanta. Besides sharing their 32-year chronic pain and caregiver experience, they started a conversation about a common side effect of taking opioids for the treatment of chronic pain: opioid-induced constipation, also known as OIC. Link here to see one of the interviews and please visit this new blog dedicated to OIC.
Enjoy this highlight video of For Grace's 7th Annual Women In Pain conference - a day filled with laughter, tears, play and HOPE! Please link here to catch the magic of the day. Photography by Dana Gambill; song performance by Cynthia Toussaint.
For the 12th consecutive year, and third with California Senator Carol Liu, For Grace has sponsored a 2014 resolution. SCR 129 proclaims September as Pain Awareness Month and September 12th as Women In Pain Awareness Day. The day corresponds with our upcoming 7th Annual Women In Pain conference. A big THANK YOU to Senator Carol Liu for your continuing care and support!
"Accepting Pain - Our New Normal" was this year's theme where we explored behavioral therapies and techniques for better wellness. During this empowering day, women in pain and their caregivers discovered their personal "Hero's Journey" to a new normal. Please link here for more details about this amazing day!