Articles Written By: Cynthia Toussaint, Guest Columnist

This author has written 34 articles
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…
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…
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