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'

CRAP, Not What I Wanted to Hear

Here it is Monday (12/10/18) and after a long night of ups/downs I get my breakfast, French toast, banana, coffee, milk, OJ and Corn Flakes. Not bad for a meal in a hospital. Just as I turn to start eating in comes the floor doctor who needs to see the wound and is still concerned…

What the cluck?

This past Friday I had an appointment set with my vascular surgeon, wound therapy specialists and a vascular & wound specialist to try any figure out why my leg wound has not healed in the past four years and why four skin graphs in the last year have all partially or completely failed. At the…

Four years later

Going on 4yrs and four skin graphs in past year, daily cleanings, pain, sleepless nights and even maggot treatment my leg wound which started from a 2” surgery site is 8″w x 5-6″h and is being seen today by my surgeon, a vascular specialists and a vascular, wound therapy and circulation specialist. I’m hoping today…