What Pain Means to Me as a Caregiver

What Pain Means to Me as a Caregiver

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What Pain Means to Me as a Caregiver

“Pain” is a short, four-letter word, but its meaning is complex for those affected by chronic illness. For example, my youngest son, who lives with severe hemophilia, also known as factor VIII deficiency, once described the feeling of an internal bleed as sharp needles continuously attacking a joint. I could not imagine experiencing what he explained, and at the same time, my heart was heavy with the realization that my boy undergoes such awful suffering.…

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