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After my first Full day of personal therapy

Discussion in 'Support Subforum' started by tpatel2226, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. tpatel2226

    tpatel2226 New Member

    Hi, everyone,
    I am new to this forum, my wife has wrote a couple of posts. I have tons of lower back pain after 2 back surgeries. My disks are healing and my hardware is in good shape according to my tests. But I have servers back pain going on 11months now due to a complication from the first surgery.

    I read Dr Sarno's book and Mr. Amir's books. My first day was good less pain when I woke up and I went to the gym to do light work out. It was the best day I have had in 1o months. Im using all the advice in both books.

    This morning, day 2 I woke up with a flare up and am having a little bit more pain than the day before but not as much as usual. Can anyone give some advice to what I should expect. I'm new to this and would love to hear some feed back. Thank you very much.
  2. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021) Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi, tpatel. Some people heal mostly or completely from TMS pain quickly after reading about TMS, but for most of us it takes a while longer.
    And pain definately moves around, because our subconscious wants us to discover the repressed emotions causing our pain.

    Stick with the belief in TMS. If you haven't yet, start the Structured Educational Program which is free in the subforum of this web site/

    Practice Dr. Sarno's 12 Daiy Reminders. Another TMSer, Herbie, wrote a good extended version of them:
    1. The pain is due to TMS. This is real pain or anxiety but its caused by subconscious tensions and triggers, stressors and traits to your reactions and fears and also when at boiling point your conscious tension can and does cause real pain too.
    2. The main reason for the pain is mild oxygen deprivation. This means that when you get in pain or in anxiety then the the blood is restricted from going to your lower back for instance. The blood being restricted causes oxygen deprivation which causes the pain - remember, where theirs no oxygen then there is pain in the body. Also, The pain stays because of fear and focus to physical organic symptoms and repressions.
    3. TMS is a harmless condition caused by my REPRESSED EMOTIONS so even though you think you can harm yourself from the years of pain you have felt and how you feel in general -- so far no reports have been heard from tms healing knowledge causing damage to anyone, it only helps.
    4. The principle emotion is your repressed ANGER -- this means under your consciousness lies something that happens automatically to everyone. Tmsers have repressions that are stored because of our personality traits,traumas, stressors, fears, strain, etc... When these stored repressions build and build then eventually they cause the brain to send pain into your body to keep you from having an emotional crises. The mind-body thinks its helping you.
    5. TMS exists to DISTRACT your attentions from the emotions, stressors, tensions and strains of your personality traits because if you can get distraction then you wont have to be in emotional turmoil. When you don't face and feel your emotions and they get repressed cause you didn't want to deal with something -- they are just adding up in this beaker, ready to pour over and create real pain and anxiety in your body.
    6. Since my body is perfectly normal, there is nothing to fear. So in reality when I fear the pain or anxiety I just cause myself undo strain and tension adding to the beaker of pain. If I fear then I feed the pain, If I fear Its impossible to recondition. Fear keeps the pain and anxiety alive in the body through focus.
    7. Therefore, physical activity is harmless.If I want to work against the pain I could but its better to lose some of the pain so when I start my life over I=t have to be in pain trying to heal cause facing the repressions and all the other activities that cause the pain and reversing my fear and focus to them then I can heal.
    8. I am resuming all normal physical activity. I don't fear moving anymore. I believe in my bodies ability to heal now. I can move how I want. I will not fear moving with a bent back anymore. I will also practice going out and acting normal again, not in fear of what pain might do to me.
    9. The pain is unimportant and powerless. Its only power is how its hidden -- its illusion, Its fear.
    10. I will keep my attention on the emotional issues. I will think about my emotions and feel my emotions throughout the day. I will not judge, criticize or fear my emotions. I will not run from my emotional issues but face everyone of them. I will feel my emotions fully and cry if I need to. Then I will release the emotion and get my mind and thoughts back to my life and living in the present, in flow.
    11. I am in control of all of this. This is how I recover.
    12. I will be thinking PSYCHOLOGICALLY AT ALL TIMES. This means I will keep my thoughts on psychological issues like happiness, fear and anger -- traits and triggers, conditioning and journaling. The science behind mind-body/tms healing, etc.... This way I will not feed my thoughts to the body -- that is a trick of tms. Tms will always try to get me to focus on the body caused by the pain until I break its show and flair. When I get my attention off psychical symptoms and on emotional issues and psychological issues then I will not feed the fear of the physical issues anymore thus making the tms of no effect. This will in return, give us the cure.
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  3. tpatel2226

    tpatel2226 New Member

    Hi Walt,
    Thank you so much for writing back and giving me the Twelve sayings. I do understand that this is a process like everything else. Rime was not built In a few days. I'm going to give it my best shot. Thanks again for the support and take care.
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