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'

Growth, right where you are

As James Oppenhein says in the poem I posted today, “the wise grows it under his feet.” When someone is dealing with chronic pain their only thought is whats happening down the road, how do they get rid of the pain, the mental taxation that is being placed on them and yes on their loved…

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance,

the wise grows it under his feet. 

 

                                                                – James Oppenhein

Communication is Key

I can not stress this enough, “COMMUNICATION is KEY.” For any pain, medical, disability or really any type of relationship to work there must be, communication.  If two people or even a caregiving team do not communicate the consequences can be major, medication changes go without notice, feedings, seizures, changes in behavior and many other issues…

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