Hi incubus4fun and welcome! Sorry you have to be here, but nice to meet you, too!
Shortly after my son's diagnosis I found out about
two diets for Crohn's through this forum. They are the Maker's Diet by Jordan Rubin (book by the same name--very interesting read!), and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) from the book "Breaking the Vicious Cycle", by Elaine Gottschall. These two diets are very similar. (In fact, it's rumored that Elaine Gottschall "taught" her diet to Rubin and he tweaked it a bit to publish his story/diet.) The SCD has endless online FREE information, as well as cook books written for it that are compliant. In any case, I thought you might enjoy reading them! My son follows this diet and is off all meds in complete remission. He also is a competitive swimmer and works out a minimum of 2.5 hours a day, 6 days a week, so keep doing whatever makes you happy! Stress relief is a great idea, too!
Best wishes and success to you!
Mom to 16 year old son diagnosed in June, 2007.
Omega 3s, digestive enzymes, probiotics, vit. C, calcium w/D3, a good multivitamin and SCD legal yogurt
Started The Maker's Diet in Sept. '07. Incorporate Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) recipes, too.