I think the best first step is to join the Long Island List-Serve, which is geared toward newbies. There are a lot of helpful folks there.
To subscribe to the digest, e-mail:
Also, the official Breaking the Vicious Cycle website is a great resource: http://www.breakingtheviciouscycle.info/
Best of health to you!
26 yr.-old woman w/ Crohn's
Currently taking: Pentasa, Lexapro, acidophilus, multivitamin
On Specific Carbohydrate Diet since January 2007