i have been a successful TMS survivor for 10 years. It started with back pain but my strong subconscious is constantly shifting the symptoms on me. Last week was one of the worst in 10 years. I've been severely stressed at work which ended with a confrontation with my boss and me in the ER with hives all over my body. While the doctors are convinced it's something I've ingested or environmental, I know that it's psychosomatic. I started re-reading The Divided Mind, journaling & found this forum and for the 1st day in over a week I am hive free (so far). This works, it really does, you always have to be mindful of the power of the subconscious.