Over the past few days my back pain is beginning to really mellow down. Up to this point my back would ache all day for any reason. I could never find out what emotional reason brought it on because it would ache all day and seemed like not really "brought it on". The past couple of days I have noticed that certain stressful situations have brought it on like visiting my Grandma at a nursing home (stressful to see her in there) or right before I have to make a presentation. It does ache if I am on my feet for 4 hours straight but I think that is just natural because when I rest my legs my back pain will loosen up. My stomach issues are beginning to relax as well. I am eating the foods I normally eat with no issue. I am not a 100% healed yet. There are still certain exercises and other small things (pullings weeds in my backyard) that keep me somewhat intimidated.