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Cold & Flu Season TMS style

Discussion in 'Support Subforum' started by lexylucy, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. lexylucy

    lexylucy Well known member

    I am in the throws of my second cold in the past 4 weeks. I am ok. Just resting and making soup. Relaxing. I ran into 3 different friends who said they were sick. And I saw some people coughing at the store.

    "I guess it's going around. And now it's my turn," my friend said.

    I couldn't help but think about how Sarno talks about all kind of health concerns becoming fads. Being popularized. I know for me my first cold was right before a trip to Maui. When I got there the cold literally instantly vanished.

    Was it real?

    Lexy Lucy
     
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  2. Lizzy

    Lizzy Well known member

    Good question!
    Yesterday I woke up with a slight sore throat, headache and some sneezes and coughs. By dinner I was miserable with aches, chills, sensitive skin etc. I was becoming afraid it was flu. At one piont I had a little talk with my brain that fear was getting the best of me. Either it was flu or it wasn't, just wait and see, don't be afraid. I went to bed after taking otc meds and slept ok, not great. When I got up I felt pretty good and the rest of the day I felt like I was getting over a cold, rather than just in its second day. So, was my misery last night from my brain?

    Lizzy
     
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  3. Tennis Tom

    Tennis Tom Beloved Grand Eagle

    I'm convinced TMS thinking can prevent colds by not giving in to the collective meme--but sometimes you just want to have a break and watch daytime TV--Depak Chopra said, "Staying home with the flu is the Western form of meditation."
     
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  4. Ines

    Ines Well known member

    Yes, totally. I can't tell you how many times I would get sick or get a cold soar for important functions. One in particular was a birthday weekend where I woke up with strep throat. It's like a cruel joke.
    Fast forward to post-TMS approach to life. We had a family trip to the mountains this summer. Everyone complained about the elevation the first day. I was totally fine and usually my head is off because of migraines. My son came up sick and everyone caught it but me and I even slept next to him.
     
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  5. karinabrown

    karinabrown Well known member

    Hi,

    Well i have noticed that when my husband had a cold or the flu: he does not analyse it : he’s sick.. takes some rest gets better and moves on ..
    When i get a cold of flu : i start thinkin : is it going around ? Is there something bothering me .. is it tms .. ? Worry worry worry, no rest in my mind but worry....
     
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