Posted on December 1, 2023

A Journey Through The Fog: Birch’s College Ambitions Restored from the Clutches of Long-Covid

Birch, a college student and competitive swimmer, found herself at the mercy of debilitating long-Covid symptoms. Her journey, full of physical and emotional struggle, leads to an unexpected discovery: The Dynamic Neural Retraining System (DNRS). Here, she shares her poignant story of healing and transformation.

Birch’s journey is a remarkable testament to the power of resilience, determination, and a scientifically designed recovery program.

Birch’s Spiraling College Experience After Covid

For years, Birch endured numerous health issues, including POTS, Dysautonomia, and anxiety. When she contracted Covid, these issues intensified. Her daily life was overrun by a persistent brain fog that made processing complex thoughts and engaging in conversations difficult. Each day started and ended with overwhelming exhaustion, regardless of sleeping upwards of 12 hours.

These symptoms were only the beginning. Every aspect of her life was touched by the debilitating effects of long-Covid. Her body was weak, rendering her unable to perform even the simplest tasks without immense difficulty. The young woman who had once relished the thrill of competitive swimming found her body shutting down when pushed too hard, taking days or weeks to recover.

Her diet became increasingly limited as her body began rejecting more and more foods. And with a severe sensitivity to light, sound, and temperature, leaving the confines of her room was a monumental challenge.

As Birch’s physical symptoms grew worse, so did her anxiety, spiraling to new heights despite her ongoing medication. Doctors offered little consolation, informing her that she would simply have to manage her symptoms for life. Birch found herself trapped in a world where she was convinced that she was fundamentally different. Resigned to the belief that she would live and die with these debilitating symptoms, she felt misunderstood and alone.

One Triumph Among Countless Treatment Duds

Despite the numerous specialists, therapists, and countless medical appointments that strained her parents’ financial resources, Birch’s search for answers seemed fruitless. That was until she discovered DNRS in her last semester of college. Birch explains,

“I found this program the night before I was leaving to go on a spring break trip to the beach with my best friends. I watched the videos while I was there. And boy, am I glad I did, because that [DNRS] was the thing that I needed most in the whole entire world.”

Watching the DNRS neuroplasticity based, educational videos, she found something she didn’t expect: Hope. Embracing the program, she started to notice a shift, and her symptoms started to lessen. The program gave her the tools she needed to reclaim her life. Against all odds, Birch managed to enjoy a European trip she had previously planned to cancel due to her worsening condition.

Birch’s transformation was remarkable. She started living outside her room, engaging in activities that she had previously written-off. She began eating the food she loved and genuinely enjoying life’s experiences: “Something that was absolutely just unimaginable for me was that I was eating whatever I wanted.”

Beyond Physical Improvements

More than the physical changes, it was Birch’s emotional transformation that astounded her. She became a calmer, more stable individual, who now brought peace and ease into every room she entered.

Birch initially embarked on this journey with the hope of returning to the state she was in pre-Covid. She wanted to manage her life, not live it in fear and pain. But the program did more than that; using DNRS allowed her to exceed her own expectations and enabled her to live in a way she never thought possible. The path to recovery was a challenging journey, but Birch emerged with a renewed sense of self and resilience. The DNRS program allowed her not just to reclaim her health, but also reshape her outlook on life. It helped her transform into a better friend, partner, daughter, and sister. It also taught her to set boundaries, maintain her peace, and most importantly, that her health and wellbeing were within her control.

“In my darkest days, I would have given anything just to swim again,” Birch confides. “Now, I can do so much more. I feel healthier, happier, and stronger than ever before. I can proudly say that I am not just surviving; I am thriving.”

2 Additional Game-Changing Resources

Birch’s transformation was astonishing, but it didn’t occur overnight. She found invaluable support in the DNRS community and by working closely with a certified DNRS coach.

“I had so many days when I felt I was fighting a losing battle,” Birch recalls. “There were days I didn’t even want to get out of bed. But, I remembered the advice of my DNRS coach, ‘Healing isn’t linear. Trust the process.’ So, I did.”

The assistance of a certified DNRS coach was a game-changer for Birch. Having an experienced guide who understood her struggle was invaluable. Her coach not only provided her with advice and insight but also gave her the motivation to continue the program when she felt overwhelmed or hopeless. Birch explains,

“My coach was my lifeline. She cheered for me when I made progress and picked me up when I was down. She guided me through my healing process, and having someone who genuinely believed in my recovery made all the difference.”

Birch describes her participation in the DNRS program as an exploration of the uncharted territory of her mind. The process was overwhelming, frustrating, and even scary at times, but her determination, coupled with her coach’s guidance, propelled her forward.

“As I delved into my mind, I started to see patterns (that are symptoms of limbic system impairment) I had never noticed before. I saw how I was holding on to negative thoughts and how they were affecting my physical health. My coach helped me recognize and disrupt these patterns, which was a crucial part of my recovery,” Birch shares.

Having found strength in her struggle, Birch started sharing her experiences on the DNRS community forum. Here, she found solace in the stories of others and offered her own insights and support. She was no longer alone in her fight, surrounded by others who understood her experience.

The community forum was like a sanctuary for me,” she says. “I connected with so many incredible people who were going through similar experiences. We encouraged and supported each other through our toughest days. I don’t think I would have made it without them.”

A Testament to the Power of Neuroplasticity

Birch’s journey from debilitating symptoms to a joyful, fulfilling life is a testament to the transformative power of DNRS. Her story is an invitation to those suffering from similar ailments to embrace the science behind the program. The power of DNRS to tap into the brain’s neuroplastic capabilities can calm an overactive limbic system and its downstream impact on other systems in the body.

In sharing her story, Birch aims to encourage others struggling with long-Covid or other health issues. She wants them to know that they don’t have to accept living with debilitating symptoms. Recovery, she emphasizes, is possible, and the DNRS program could be their key to unlocking a new lease on life.

Birch’s journey is a remarkable testament to the power of resilience, determination, and a scientifically designed recovery program. It is a story that holds the promise of transformation and the hope of a healthier, happier life.

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