Articles Written By: Cynthia Toussaint, Guest Columnist

This author has written 28 articles
Heart Sisters

Heart Sisters

By Cynthia Toussaint As we all know, Valentine’s Day is reserved for lovers. But I was reminded this morning that we women with high impact…
The Comfort That Doesn’t

The Comfort That Doesn’t

By Cynthia Toussaint If you’re like me, you’re tired of hearing that “everything happens for a reason.” People have been sharing empty clichés like this…
The Good Doctors – Part Two

The Good Doctors – Part Two

by Cynthia Toussaint Despite my self-management rule to stay away from Western healthcare professionals, I recently sang their praises. Six weeks later, not so much.…
The Good Doctors

The Good Doctors

by Cynthia Toussaint Despite my motto to keep a healthy distance from western healthcare professionals, I gotta admit they recently saved my ass. As part…
My Passion for Distraction

My Passion for Distraction

By Cynthia Toussaint I’ve been using distraction as my #1 painkiller for 34 years without knowing it. Now that I’ve come to  understand the power…
The Crime of Chronic Pain

The Crime of Chronic Pain

By Cynthia Toussaint I met Eddie on my first date with my life partner John nearly 36 years ago. John took me to a premier…
CRPS: A Stacked Deck

CRPS: A Stacked Deck

By Cynthia Toussaint Yesterday, I raged… and raged. Some days I’ve had enough of this damn disease. Five years ago, a rheumatologist told me that…
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