Sunday, January 25, 2009

Okay, now we have a plan. Written down and stuck to the Fridge, no less.

Step 1 - get all the testing done.
status: In progress, expecting all tests done and in the mail by Tuesday.

Step 2 - call the school nurse to discuss snacks and play doh
status: do it Monday

Step 3 - Call the doc's office for a primer on giving b12 injections and a followup on all the testing
status: do it tuesday

Step 4 - Start supplements:
1.Multivitamin / Costco – take double the label amount
2.Oils: Gummies from Costco plus a total of 8 nordic naturals strawberry capsules per day. Avocado daily
3.Digestive Enzymes: Kirkman’s – Start w/ ½ capsule at the start of one meal, and work up to one capsule per meal, given right before you start eating
4.Probiotic – Pro-5, take one in the Morning
5.MCT Liquid – start with ½ TB in the morning and work up to ½ TB each morning and evening.
6.Epsom Salt Bath every night.

status: salt bath and avocado started, all else to start after last test is done.

Step 5 - Start diet at home and at school
- Organic wherever possible / wash all fruit/veg in vinegar water prior to eating.
- Protein at every meal / snack (no more than 5 hrs between protein based meal or snack)

Fruit Juice (dilute w/water, club soda or chamomile tea)
Fruit – no more than 2 pieces per day

Absolutely NONE of these:

Artifical Colors,
Artifical Flavors
Artificial sweeteners of any kind except Stevia or Xylitol

Jan 28 start Casein Free
- Completely Dairy and Soy Free – in addition to the obvious milk, soy milk, cheese, yogurt, soy sauce, etc - nothing with any of the following ingredients:
Casien, acidophilus, caseinate, calcium caseinate, hydrolyzed milk protein, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, lactalbumin, lactate, lactoglobulin, lactose, postassium caseinate

Feb 7 add Gluten Free
- Absolutely nothing with the following on the label:
Wheat, wheat berry, couscouse, flour, graham, semolina, durum, bran, bulgur, cracked wheat, rust, oat bran, oat grem, oatmeal, oat flour, rolled oats, Barley flour, barley malt, barley starch, barley pearl, Rye, Triticale, Spelt, kamut, groats,

Step 6 - Add any diet or supplement changes that result from the testing.
status - probably will do this in mid March

1 comment:

Kate said...

Whew, good luck! I think nbow label reading has become 2nd nature to me, but it took a long time!