What do you think was resonating with your body that allowed you to let go of that pain so quickly?
I think that firstly I recognized that I had the personality traits that are very common with chronic pain sufferers. This mindbody connection, I had never heard of it, so it was all new learning to me. Like pretty much everyone else in the western world, if you have a pain or you have a problem you take some pills and you expect to be fine. So this was all new stuff to me obviously, but I recognized the personality traits and I also recognized that deep down there was some historic emotional trauma that I was keeping locked away.
Ultimately, yes of course I had pain to start with, and that was a very physical pain: cancer pain. However, the pain kept going on in this cycle of pain because I was traumatized. The whole thing was like PTSD. I had gone into the hospital a fit, active, and worried 48 year old man and I came out of the hospital and I couldn’t walk. It was the most traumatic thing. I think that I picked up quite early on that it was an emotionally driven pain and that somehow I needed to unclog it or manipulate it and work it out of me because that was the way that the pain was going to be released. I made that connection with the help of the Curable app. It’s not just a physical thing, it's an emotional thing.
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