I think I figured it out(?)
After five and a half months I believe the program may have programmed me...About two days ago I began to grip really tight down on my upper pubic area and felt like I was sitting on a cushion of air and pushing down on it so low that it's a feeling that is a cross between bending to sit down and taking a dump. I'm on day 2 of this sensation and have slightly better control over it and it feels more automatic than having to deliberately concentrate on the sensation like in the beginning but I still haven't developed much control over it. I just know I feel nothing in the throat and everything is generated from the lower diaphragm in the upper pubic region pushing down and I am hopeful (?) that this is the proper technique to controlling the breath and the cornerstone for correct singing.