My brother and I had a conversation last night and he felt his answer was an obvious choice. I wanted to see what other people thought and since I stalk these forums anyway...
Your options are...You are going to be in pain for the next year. With 10 being splicing a nerve ending and 1 being a general headache, which of the following do you choose?
1 year at a constant level 6.
1 year of a gradual incline from 1 to 10
1 year of a gradual decline from 10 to 1