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I thought I was doing well, but.....

Discussion in 'Support Subforum' started by TG957, Apr 29, 2016.

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  1. TG957

    TG957 Beloved Grand Eagle

    Upon reading Sarno's book, I started on the TMS path 2 months ago and tried to do all the right things. I have been able to do much more with my hands and arms than before, despite my symptoms, and have been working with the TMS specialist who I like a lot.

    Today, I can't get rid of a thought that despite all of my progress, my symptoms (super tight fingers and hands and very limited mobility) did not get any less, I am just less fearful and therefore do more with my hands. Still, the fact that range of motion and dexterity did not improve at all, bothers me a lot. I had to sign an approval document for my employee today and my signature was not even a signature, because I can't really write anymore. I am too embarrassed (or proud) to share my unfortunate situation with anyone at work.

    Did not expect myself to be knocked off my feet so easily - but seeing my "signature" threw me into a full-blown depression.... Will I ever recover???? I know it is not an extinction burst - the most concerning symptoms never truly improved, they just remain flat.
     
  2. MWsunin12

    MWsunin12 Beloved Grand Eagle

    TG, I think you're doing incredible mind work. I think your body will follow suit, in the same way I'm holding faith that mine will, too. Steve Ozanich had it take 15 months for his worst symptoms to go away. (the Great Pain Deception) So, let's not toss in the towel, yet. I've been where you are about twice a week, so I know how the depression can set in. Sending you light.
     
  3. TG957

    TG957 Beloved Grand Eagle

    MWsunin12, thank you so much! This is exactly what I need today. My warmest wishes to you, for your every step along the way!:)
     

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