What would a life without TMS mean to you? It means that I would live a pain-free life and not have symptoms popping up all the time. I would not be preoccupied and scared of every symptom that I experience and be able to ignore them like normal people. I wouldn’t worry about if my back might hurt when I want to plan to train for races and other physical activities. I would stop the fear in my life and take control. I would enjoy life. I wouldn’t get back pain when I’m stressed out and have to constantly think about it or worry that it’s coming.