Author: Kreisler

I'm a Certified Chronic Pain Support Group Leader with U.S Pain Foundation, a Certified Caregiving Consultant in which I help caregivers or persons with disabilities locate where to go, who to talk to or how to organize all the paperwork Involved. I am also a trifecta caregiver, I care for my mom part time (heart disease and strokes), co-care for my brother in-law, Robert (epilepsy, mobility issues), he also lives with us, finally for myself (severe chronic low back pain) for 24.5 yrs. I host my own blog site, PickYourPain.org and involved with many other sites and blogs. I am a guest on radio shows and have moderated numerous internet shows. I am 53 yr. old, happily married (20 yrs), with two amazing daughters and an awesome son, two black labs a Shih Tsu, and a large (8" dia.) turtle. I enjoy Meditation, Yoga, Photography, Art. My family (including my pets) are my past time. Namaste'

Needed Respite

As you all know as caregivers, “If you don’t care for yourself you can’t really care for someone else properly. For the past 5-6 weeks we have had to help work with Robert (BIL) was hit hard when he aspirated rated lunch one day. Aspirated is when liquid or food goes down into one lungs…

PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL OREGON OFFICIALS TO REVISIT BACK PAIN GUIDELINES AND REVISE CHRONIC PAIN PROPOSAL

OHA’s neck pain guidelines may be revised. By Elizabeth Hayes Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal May 10, 2019, 1:40pm PDT Oregon health officials are rethinking their approach to chronic pain coverage and mandatory tapering off of opioids for Medicaid patients. The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced two major developments in a saga that has…