Thursday, January 21, 2010

Day Seven - Day Eleven Elimination Diet

The days have been busy cooking and getting a bit discouraged that this isn't going to work. We have had lots of weird stomach issues this past week that I don't know if they are from a 'bug' or the diet!

There is constipation, severe gas pains, and who knows what else.

My six year olds eczema is pretty bad. I had hoped that it would improve at least some by now.

I question whether this is right for us right now as we don't usually eat this many grains and beans. I have felt for a long time that more protein, veggies and minimal grains was better for us. So this just 'feels' wrong. But then again, the children did eat grains, just in different forms, so I don't know!!!

It is hard at times being responsible for their diet. Sometimes I wish I just didn't know what I know and we just went on like the rest of the world.

I also feel like the GAPS diet or the BED diet would be very beneficial for some of my children. We shall see.

Today's treat was coconut milk and blueberries blended then put in the ice cream machine! They loved it.

We have added protein in to our diet in the form of chicken, beef and fish. I just don't feel right about the all grain and bean vegetarian type diet. We are still keeping out all of the big allergy type foods, corn, wheat, soy, dairy, gluten, ect.

We did add citrus in this week and haven't seen any changes, but I also don't know what to look for!

1 comment:

  1. I'm on day 14 or 15 (it's getting hard to keep track) and I understand your frustration. Some days I feel better, other days I feel like all my symptoms are coming back. I can never tell if the symptoms are from something I ate or a sign of detoxification...very confusing but I'll keep going. Good luck!