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. Along with four other caregivers we have published three books, 365 Caregiving Tips Practical Tips for Everyday Caregivers, with two available in Spanish. 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 27 yrs. I host my own blog site, iCareTalk.net.org and involved with many other sites and blogs. I am a guest on radio shows and have moderated numerous internet shows. I am 55 yr. old, happily married (22 yrs), with two amazing daughters and an awesome son, two black labs and a large (8" dia.) turtle. I enjoy Meditation, Yoga, Photography, Art. My family (including my pets) are my past time. Namaste'

50 Ways to Support a Loved One on a Chronic Pain Day 

Last week, I posted a question on my Instagram story asking, “how can people help you on hard days?” I was blown away by the quality and quantity of the responses I received. One thing I’ve learned from my own chronic illness journey is that often, the most effective forms of support are not intuitive.  The people…

How It Feels When My Chronic Pain Is at a ‘Worse Day’ Level  Chronic PainYou don’t have to go through chronic pain alone. Our community is here for you.  250K people EDITOR’S NOTE If you experience suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741.…

10 Tips for Traveling With Chronic Pain

Sarah lynnThe MightyNovember 15, 2019, 10:40 PM PST Next week I am leaving to go on vacation. Don’t get me wrong, I love visiting family but I hate traveling. Since living with chronic pain, I hate it even more. There are so many things I have to take into consideration when traveling that most people…