Hello everyone, I am new here. I've been watching this site for a few days now and have decided to begin the program. I have suffered really badly from TMS for the last couple of years. Looking back, I think that I have had symptoms all my life. Sometimes bad, sometimes not so bad. The final straw came when I started to get many more headaches and some frighteningly severe migraines. I was worried about how many I was getting and other people started to really frighten me by asking if I had a brain tumour etc. etc. (people can be so helpful). Looking back, I had started to say things like, "I can cope with any pain as long as its not in my head" then 'hey presto!' the headaches began! Doctors overmedicated me and I thought I had 'medication overdose headache' so I spend a painful six months with absolutely no pain relief at all. Then I thought that my brain had a hand in what I was going through so I went to a hypnotherapist. She told me that my brain was responsible for my pain but couldn't explain how and so I had trouble believing her. Also, she practised 'solution based therapy' and so I was encouraged to thing about the future and forget the past (no good for getting rid of unconscious anger). I finally discovered TMS by accident just after Christmas and have read several books so far. I am 75% cured, mornings are my worst and I am still suffering some kind of symptom most days. Like a lot of people I dream of the day when I can finally say I HAVE IT BEAT! I think that I am still quite scared of the pain and that is why it is hanging on. Also , I find that I will discover a certain thing that will work brilliantly for a few days, then my brain will think a way around it and it no longer works anymore Does anyone else find this? If you have read this post to the end, I thank you for hearing my story and I would be really grateful for any words of encouragement and help as most people seem to have back pain and mine, unfortunately is in the one place I'm scared of - my head!