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Recovery from MS/MCS/lyme/EBV/mold/lead using Neural Retraining + Sarno

Discussion in 'Success Stories Subforum' started by lowella, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. lowella

    lowella Peer Supporter

    Yes, you know it now, but it's not the best idea to do those tests (a lot of people naturally have mold in their urine, and there is zero proof that those tests actually work!) You are doing great and you've seen the progress, so let that keep you moving.
    My only advice would be any habits you can get rid of, especially those that don't serve you, would help immensely - I still struggle with mindfulness but instead of yelling at my kids and then feeling guilty, I go hit stuff in the basement. :)
    There are also programs you could check into such as DNRS. Keep us posted, the forums here are great for updates etc.
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  2. westb

    westb Well known member

    Wonderful. Thank you. Clear and beautifully written and inspirational as I move forward on my own journey.
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  3. Indiana Girl

    Indiana Girl Newcomer

    Thank you so much for the reply! I'll keep going
  4. Indiana Girl

    Indiana Girl Newcomer

    Hello Again, I was wondering if you could also say a little more about DNRS. I've recently considered doing a program. But I've also come to really believe in the importance of feeling all the emotions. I have a friend who said its focus is a lot of only feeling "positive" emotions and if im trying to learn to feel it might not be good.
    Did you do the whole program or did you just adopt some of the practices (learned elsewhere - wondering if a book exists) when in symptom trigger situations?
    I gathered that when you were triggered you would visualize something happy and that's basically the gist of it? Thanks again for your time!
  5. lowella

    lowella Peer Supporter

    Hey IndianaGirl, just seeing this now, sorry. Yes, check into DNRS if you haven't. I did it for 1 year, then found Sarno and realized I had to really work on some personality traits that I hadn't addressed yet. There is a lot more to it than happy thoughts :) Also let us all know how you're doing sometime if you're not posting updates somewhere here.
    Best wishes!

  6. lowella

    lowella Peer Supporter

    Kelly, to me TMS is about embracing and not avoidance. For example, those on gluten go through the rest of their lives with a high degree of frustration and intolerance. Likewise, if a person with mold illness wanted to travel, they would not be able to due to the fear that they could encounter something and ruin their trip. Even a walk in the woods exposes you to plenty of mold. Therefore, I feel it's much better to embrace via TMS so you can get on and enjoy life, as ultimately this is all emotion-based. (It's also extremely expensive to remediate mold). The thing to remember is the "fumes" are only poisonous to you - not everyone else. So the problem isn't a widespread thing and we could ever eradicate any mold population. An effective way to deal with it (assuming you don't have asphyxiation problems etc) is think of it as a smell sensitivity/association in the brain (which is really what it is) and that you can retrain it.

    The easy way is not always the right way (and does not usually end up being the easy way, either).

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  7. lowella

    lowella Peer Supporter

    You can say/do what you'd like, but I don't think this gels with TMS principles to recommend it to other people. Sensitive mind = sensitive body. Not everyone is sensitive to mold. Therefore, you can change your reality of being smell-sensitive. If you cannot stand the smell but your spouse can, the issue is you, I'm sorry to say. There is no proof that I can see of bad chemistry in the body, just different people's reactions to mold, which is held in the brain. I would say it's ok to remediate if sleeping next to mold all night or if it's really thick mold, but if you're worried about spores you can't see etc, you will be sensitive even with a walk in the woods. Let me ask you this, are you healed for some time now? Generally if you have removed the trigger but haven't worked on TMS principles, other issues will remain - which is why I still recommend TMS.
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  8. mugwump

    mugwump Well known member

    This is indeed a nice story! I really love reading it and congratulations!
  9. Wishfulthinking

    Wishfulthinking New Member

    My gosh! I really needed this. Your story has given me so much hope. I’m currently experiencing MS symptoms and have a pending MRI. I am scared for my life. Reading your story has allowed me to take a deep breath and stay optimistic and determined about my future. Thank you!!!

    Just curious, what blood test was done to confirm you MS diagnosis?
  10. lowella

    lowella Peer Supporter

    None! This was my problem with blood tests: "While there is no definitive blood test for MS, blood tests can rule out other conditions that cause symptoms similar to those of MS, including lupus erythematosis, Sjogren's, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, some infections, and rare hereditary diseases." (top line in google) They were not able to verify any others, and my doctor who is one of the top autoimmune guys insisted that after 3 years of none of the other things, it had to be that, and the next test would be to watch for brain lesions within a couple more years. That was right about the time I found all the solutions and worked my way back. You can do this!!!
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  11. JanAtheCPA

    JanAtheCPA Beloved Grand Eagle

    Gosh, @lowella, apparentlyI wasn't active enough in the summer of 2019 to congratulate and thank you back then on your story - it's wonderful when anyone takes the time and effort to give the gift of success to the rest of the community, and your story is a terrific example of the twists and turns and ups and downs and blind alleys and diagnosis misdirection - in other words the non-linear journey that occurs in this work. Your response yesterday is so fascinating, because it speaks to the complexity, and even the chicken-vs-egg nature of physiological diagnoses.

    Thank you for your continued participation!


    PS - just in case someone is wondering, one of your older responses quoted someone whose posts are gone - that's because they posted a second time with a hyperlink to the product, clearly marking them as a spammer - and poof! :D
  12. lowella

    lowella Peer Supporter

    Thank you, Jan! Although I don't participate a lot, I truly appreciate your encouragement and your role and efforts here!
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  13. theacrobat

    theacrobat New Member

    That’s an amazing story! I’m glad you’re well now.

    Five doctors, an osteopath and an acupuncturist all thought I had autoimmune disease (crohn’s, AS or celiac, they couldn’t agree). Click on my profile if you want the full story. I went down the extreme diet road too and wound up on 1000 calories per day of mushrooms, cucumbers and almond milk. One doctor told me I was ‘the worst autoimmune patient I have ever seen.’ But I was never diagnosed by a specialist, so it was not ‘official.’ This may sew a seed of doubt as to whether the Sarno method can work for autoimmune, but because you were diagnosed that might be more convincing. I’m writing a book about my recovery and am trying to show some success stories from people who used the mindbody method to treat autoimmune diseases. It was hard for me to make the leap from Sarno and chronic pain treatment to what I had. Success stories like yours could make all the difference and save a lot of unnecessary suffering.

    Can I use your success story post in my book?

    You can remain pseudonymous or anonymous – all I need is a yes.

    Btw, I agree with you that ALS is probably caused by the unconscious. It killed my dad.

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