When Faced With Unrelenting Pain, There Are No Heroes

When Faced With Unrelenting Pain, There Are No Heroes

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When Faced With Unrelenting Pain, There Are No Heroes

In his book “1984,” George Orwell wrote, “Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes.” I pondered writing about this subject for a long time because I see physical pain every day as a caregiver to my husband, Aubrey, who is afflicted with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis. Aubrey was diagnosed in 2013 and…

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