Articles Written By: Cynthia Toussaint, Guest Columnist

This author has written 29 articles
Don’t Be Afraid to Scream

Don’t Be Afraid to Scream

By Cynthia Toussaint. In October I lost the man who, next to John, was the most important male figure in my life. In fact, Dick…
With Pain Care, #MeToo

With Pain Care, #MeToo

By Cynthia Toussaint. The #MeToo movement, where women are speaking out about being sexually assaulted and harassed, first reminded me of nearly being raped when…
Finding Hope in Integrative Care

Finding Hope in Integrative Care

By Cynthia Toussaint. Thank you, Ed Coghlan, for your follow up piece to the Los Angeles Times op-ed about women in pain often getting the…
Dizzy with Over-Care

Dizzy with Over-Care

By Cynthia Toussaint. A recent bout with a vasovagal episode for this woman in pain came as a shocking and near-deadly surprise.  It also turned…
Pain World Misfit

Pain World Misfit

By Cynthia Toussaint. I was recently reminded that just because we women in pain have the strength to re-invent ourselves we don’t get to live…
Unfriending My Pain

Unfriending My Pain

By Cynthia Toussaint After years of coming to accept and make friends with my pain, I’m harshly rethinking that. While slowly making my way back…
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