Hello All, This is my first post on a forum so bear with me. Some back ground. My first flare up was 2 years ago. I went for a long jog, much longer than I usually do. Then the next day pain in the top of my bottom. Over a period of 8 months this got worse and worse with shooting pain into my left toe and a lot of discomfort. I had injections, osteo, physio, acupuncture, you name it. At this point I had enough discomfort to leave my amazing job and have to return to my parents house for care. This is when I opened my world to Dr Sarno and with some time I healed myself. I was so proud I could do this with my mind. How I defied all the medical advice and did not have to resort to a fusion on my spine. So now...... After 4 months of feeling the best I have in years, another flare up. I am going through an extremely stressful time at work and I believe this is the main issue. And if I dig deeper into this I seem to get more and more pain. A great job opportunity has come up exactly when my back has flared up. Coincidence? I think not. But knowing this is TMS, the pain is slowly getting worse. And I am doing the reading and pushing myself to think what all the issues are & still more pain. I guess I’m reaching out to see if anyone has some advice or can relate? Thanks for listening to my story, any help is greatly appreciated.