Phantom Pain for Caregivers

For more than twenty five years, my wife, Gracie, has been an amputee and the subject of phantom pain has often been discussed. Sometimes, amputees can feel the pain of a limb that is not there. In kind of a “reverse phantom-limb pain,” we...

Stewardship

The Stewardship of CaregiversPeter Rosenberger My wife is missing both legs. If I injure my foot, should I ignore it simply because it pales next to her reality? As ridiculous as it may sound, that’s the kind of reasoning we caregivers often use—we deny or push our...