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Dan’s Story

“I underwent nasal surgery in March 2010 to correct a deviated septum, but my health took a downward turn after the procedure. I went from being an active outdoor enthusiast to feeling like a shell of a man within just 18 months. My energy levels plummeted, and I struggled to keep up with my usual routine. My legs felt heavy and achy, and I started experiencing back and neck pain. I had trouble sleeping and concentrating and began to wonder if something was seriously wrong with me.

I went to see my GP several times and ended up with a growing list of symptoms. Finally, in September 2010, a rheumatologist diagnosed me with fibromyalgia. I was not entirely surprised by the diagnosis, having watched my father struggle with the same condition for decades. However, I refused to accept that this was my fate. I tried everything from changing my diet to taking supplements and energy drinks. I even underwent CBT sessions and acupuncture, but nothing seemed to help.

By 2014, I was forced to give up the job I loved as a welder and rely on my partner for support. I felt frustrated, angry, and saddened that I could not be the father and partner I wanted to be. But I refused to give up hope that someday, I would find an answer and get my life back.

That answer came in the form of Adam’s approach rehab and was just what I needed. Armed with his book “No Pain, No Pain,” I felt a lightbulb moment while reading his philosophy. I thought, “this guy’s onto something.”

I completed Adam’s program and can honestly say that it has changed my life. I now have more hope and positivity than I’ve had in years. I’m sleeping better, exercising regularly, and no longer carrying the weight of pain, fatigue, or the fibromyalgia label on my shoulders. I’m planning to resume my career and enjoy camping trips and climbing with my kids.

I can’t speak highly enough of Adam and his approach. I’m grateful for his help in giving me back my life, and I look forward to sharing my new journey with him over a pint in the future!