Cynthia Toussaint and John Garrett will go live tomorrow on The Mighty's Chronic Illness Facebook page to talk about their 35-year chronic pain experience, the good work at For Grace and the all-important issue of self-care. Join them June 8th @ Noon PT to post comments, questions or just to say hello!
It took Woman In Pain Celeste Hall some 20 years to get a CRPS diagnosis - all the while her doctors said she was "an anxious woman without real problems." Celeste's diagnosis came far too late for remission, but she shares her story of grit and determination whenever she can to help other women in pain find early care and relief.
For Grace leaders have been invited to Geneva, Switzerland to join the World Health Organization's 2017 General Assembly. They'll be there to advocate for people with pain, in particular those who suffer with polychronic conditions, to improve and expand the WHO's ongoing palliative care initiative.
Woman In Pain Christy Swager, mother of three, shares how a simple ice skating injury turned into one of the worst pain diseases in the world: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Taking years to get an accurate diagnosis, seeing countless doctors in the process while being told she was a drug addict, Christy copes as best she can with pain that is endless and debilitating. As she states, "It's a bitter pill to swallow."