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Day 4 - Most disheartening thing a doctor has said

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by piecesofjoy, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. piecesofjoy

    piecesofjoy Newcomer

    I don't think any doctor said anything to me that was super disheartening because most of them just said "there is nothing wrong with you." Now that I know it's TMS, they were kind of right in their own way. There is nothing physically wrong with me and it can be cured by addressing my inner emotions/anger. However, going to more than 11 doctors for my various symptoms (jaw pain, IBS, acid reflux, heart burn, pelvic inflammation (IC), mild back pain, insomnia, anxiety, food allergies), and getting no real answers had its own negative impact on me. I was convinced that there was something wrong with me because the physical pain is very real. This made me even more determined to find out what's going on with my body on my own. I would often do research online and read posts by people who have similar symptoms. The most disheartening thing that I ever read online is that there is no cure for TMJ, IBS, or interstitial cystitis. Reading that almost broke me.
     
  2. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi, piecesofjoy. I am glad you believe your symptoms are TMS, after doctors have told you there is nothing structurally wrong with you. I do note a little doubt and urge you to overcome that. You can probably heal with a little less, but for total healing it takes 100 percent belief. Try not to let yourself be influenced by online claims that there is no cure for TMS. Those may well have been written by people who had trouble believing in TMS. Keep your mind positive that TMS will cure you. It's good to read each day Dr. Sarno's 12 Daily Reminders. I especially like this extended version:

    Herbie Douglas's Extended Version of Sarno's 12 DAILY REMINDERS

    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 are in pain 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 can but its better to lose some of the pain through losing your focus on the body and not fearing the pain. I can start my life over, I don't have to be in pain trying to heal cause I can face the repressions through awareness and journaling.
      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 and my patience in flow will be my power. I will not fear moving 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 it's hidden -- it's illusion, It's 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.
      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.
      12) 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 physical 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.
     
  3. piecesofjoy

    piecesofjoy Newcomer

    This is wonderful. Thank you, Walt. I will be sure to use these daily reminders as part of my healing journey.
     

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