Articles Written By: Cynthia Toussaint, Guest Columnist

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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…
Purple Tears: It Could Have Been Me

Purple Tears: It Could Have Been Me

By Cynthia Toussaint In April this year, it snowed. When I got the news that Prince, my all-time favorite performer,  was gone I was devastated.…
Opioids: Medicine or Candy?

Opioids: Medicine or Candy?

By Cynthia Toussaint Last month I treated myself to my heavenly bi-annual facial. I love facial days because I get a great massage on the…
Catastrophizing or Rational Alarm?

Catastrophizing or Rational Alarm?

By Cynthia Toussaint In March I was honored to be invited to be the person with pain’s voice for a Stanford University Twitter chat that…
The Chronic Pain Room

The Chronic Pain Room

By Cynthia Toussaint Cynthia Toussaint is the founder of For Grace—a non-profit committed to women in chronic pain. She is a frequent contributor to the…
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