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by bellowbellow
Mon Feb 05, 2007 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guys, I would appreciate your feedback
Replies: 28
Views: 626

Welcome Simon... you will find lots of good advice/suggestions/help on this website... don't lose hope... while CPPS seems to have a mind of its own sometimes and can feel unique to you in its ability to cause you pain and mental anguish (for example unlike you my symptoms get better when I run), yo...
by bellowbellow
Mon Feb 05, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: Mental Health Problems
Topic: Suggestions for mind/brain trouble?
Replies: 15
Views: 845

Gary... the symptoms you describe (especially regarding your brain not turning as fast as your head) are really interesting to me in that I've also felt similar things going on inside my head at various points in my life that I've described as feeling like my brain is "waffling".. what always made i...
by bellowbellow
Sun Feb 04, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

Richard, Gav, GP2, Scooby, Howden, as always your words of encouragement and advice are much appreciated.... I've been reading back to my last post where I wrote about my decision to "return to normal" as well as the number of kind and wise responses it generated, particularly by those wiser than me...
by bellowbellow
Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My progress to date
Replies: 34
Views: 910

It's great to hear about your improvement.... I think the fact that you're sticking with it even though then gains have sometimes been slow and inconsistent is a good lesson for us all... I really liked hearing about the adjustments you've made in both your overall attitide/outlook and reaction to t...
by bellowbellow
Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newbie, am i on the right track?
Replies: 8
Views: 311

Drpest.... I wish I had made the discoveries you seem to have made so early on in my battle with CPPS instead of going the antibiotic route for years... it really seems like you've taken the most important first steps, which are to take control of your treatment, to use this condition to make positi...
by bellowbellow
Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

Richard.... very kind of you to send me the links to the images... they are quite clearer than most I have seen... though I really have my doubts about whether I'd be successful probing around in there, finding the right places and then applying the right pressure or technique... too bad there isn't...
by bellowbellow
Sun Jan 28, 2007 4:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

The resounding silence that met my last couple of posts has alerted me to the fact that I've likely run on at the mouth a bit too long and that the painstaking detail I've been providing has become tiresome to everyone but me... nonetheless I'm going to persist a while longer.... for reasons that ar...
by bellowbellow
Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Some Serious Help (GARYS case)
Replies: 214
Views: 3618

I've never been able to tolerate antidepressants.... I've always felt like there's a cloud in my head and all I want to do is sleep... there are many natural alternatives that are also worth considering... my brother, who is a naturopath, has actually written a book on treating mental health via nat...
by bellowbellow
Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyme Disease and prostatitis
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Bronco... ironically your post seems to me to be fraught with tension... I don't think there's only one cause... but after reading hundreds of posts in the general forum dating back four years, what does appear to be at least consistent among the men who share this condition is that somehow after th...
by bellowbellow
Mon Jan 22, 2007 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

Howden... I've given up on my search to find at PT in the Toronto area who can follow the SP with respect to working on internal TP's... the closest person appears to be in the Buffalo area... actually, according to my brother (who is a naturopath) they may not be licensed in Ontario, perhaps all of...
by bellowbellow
Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

My apologies for being a bit negligent in providing updates over the past week"¦ though as always I sincerely appreciate the responses, comments, encouragement and sage advice"¦. I've been an avid reader of all the other posts in the forum and even though I've been around here for a month (perhaps l...
by bellowbellow
Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Current Research
Replies: 5
Views: 205

GP2, I certainly fit into the category of someone who is wired in such a way that stress manifests itself in chronic illness... I've had psoriasis since I was 15 years old and CP for the past 6 years... I don't think the world contributed to my CP as much as the way I've chosen to interact with the ...
by bellowbellow
Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

Thanks as always for the encouraging words and sage advice, Scooby, Carl and Howden... I've spent many hours reading the other forums on this website on the subject of PT by the many advocates who have achieved sometimes dramatic symptom relief through internal and external PT and it sent me on a se...
by bellowbellow
Fri Jan 12, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was: Feeling Hopeless...Now: Feeling Hopeful
Replies: 99
Views: 3234

It's been a couple of days since I've written a post, though I've been an avid reader of the other threads, particularly the comments that have emerged in response to GP2's post about the personal impact of how one chooses to perceive CPPS, as well as Scoobysnacks' very positive update on his progre...
by bellowbellow
Thu Jan 11, 2007 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about Opiate medications
Replies: 4
Views: 284

I was taking a percocet (oxycodone) every night for three months during my most recent flare-up... personally I would try to stay away from it if you're able; it can be quite addictive... I had to ween myself off of it by taking a half a pill and then a quarter of a pill for a couple weeks.... curre...