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Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by Markus, Apr 29, 2015.

  1. Markus

    Markus Guest

    .....there has to be a stop time as one can only journal so much. I will start reading again but, shouldn't I give this TMS a time line, like you would a dream you were pursuing
    My second question is concerning tapering from uneccesary medications. I take pain meds,and I personally think it's time they were gone, my Dr. has said I could.
    Any sensible advice is appreciated. ......
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  2. Lizzy

    Lizzy Well known member

    Mark, when you say timeline, is there some doubt? As in, do I really have TMS (or equivelent)? Or, I have it, but when shall I give up...like when you buy an appliance, the day after your warrenty expires whatever it is breaks. Your sub-c knows the day it can stop fighting you, it just has to hold on longer than you. Something I have noticed is the experts say don't calander watch.

    Journaling may not be very helpful for you, or lots of it anyway. People have come at this from differing angles. Do you know Ace1's keys to healing? They have been posted here, but might be easier to find on tmshelp forum. Don't we wish there was a magic wand?!

    I came to TMS because of my foot, which had only been a problem for a few months, but I have come to realise I have had symptoms since I was a kid. I guess I've lived with them for 40ish years, why do more work? But, I see light at the end of this tunnel, and its more than just symptoms, its knowing me, and knowing others differently because I will be with them in better ways. This forum has people who post about changes that are far reaching, not just symptoms. I guess healing the parts of us that aren't physical and it being reflected in the physical. I want a part of that. I hope you will see that and want a part of it too.

    I have not had 20 years of debilitating symptoms like you, so I don't know what it is like, and while I want to encourage you, I acknowledge I may be clueless to where you are and what is helpful. I have hope for you though, one way or another! :)
  3. Ryan

    Ryan Well known member

    There is no right way to journal. Just do what you feel is working and write whatever you want both good and bad.

    Some people like journaling and it helps but everyone is different. For me I had to stop digging in the past. I kept looking for answers out of fear and projecting on other people my problems. Ultimately I had to let go and forgive or mend the relationship or problem. Lot easier said then done. The ego holds on to resentment abd grudges.

    I'm no doctor so I can't help you in the Pharmo area. Big no no, to put a timeframe on healing. It ultimately just adds to the inner pressures on yourself to be healed. Just keep at it and you will heal when your ready. faith and perserverance go a long way in the process. One day you will wake up, go live your life and not think about the tms. Goodluck

  4. IrishSceptic

    IrishSceptic Podcast Visionary

    This is the toughest part of TMS. Because it isn't recognised as a diagnosis by mainstream medicine there exist many interpretations on how to get better. My advice, is to try and find a case that mirrors your own&look at success stories to see if someone sounds like you.
  5. IrishSceptic

    IrishSceptic Podcast Visionary

    Watch Schubiners lectures and listen to Dr Schechters podcasts, they detail their thought processes and overcoming the "unbelievable factor".
    Like Sherlock Holmes, once you eliminate the impossible whatever remains..no matter how improbable, is the truth.
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  6. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi, Marcus. Believing 100 percent in TMS really is the key to healing.
    It took me a while but then I believed totally and healed from severe back pain.

    You may find that reading more will help you to believe, but I think it is mainly
    a matter of convincing yourself.

    Easing off medication isn't easy, but doctors recommend doing it gradually.
    Maybe try a substitute. Hot tea or milk work wonders for me.

    And distraction. Find things to think about or to do that give you pleasure.
    Even self pleasure. haha
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  7. Tennis Tom

    Tennis Tom Beloved Grand Eagle

    Let me know if you need a link to a good free porn site. :wideyed:
  8. PamD

    PamD Peer Supporter

    Hi Marcus,

    I know for me my journey was helped by working with a therapist. Sometimes it is good to have that relationship of support as this indeed can be difficult work. A TMS therapist will understand this and help you get to the believing stage.
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