HI Chris -
I think people feel differently about the lyme diet. Some people feel it's absolutely necessary, and others think just eating as well as possible is fine, unless you have serious systemic yeast problems or glucose intolerance. I never followed that strict a diet, and I still got better. I DO think it's important for everyone, whether or not they have lyme, to eat as healthy as possible and as little sugar (processed sugar especially) as possible, but I don't make myself miserable about it. I still eat out frequently (though I try to go for the healthier options on the menu) and buy prepared foods. Do you have a Whole Foods or health-food store near you? I eat a lot of their prepared foods and buy Ezekiel bread, whole-grain hot cereals, and sometimes some whole-grain crackers. I keep a lot of raw nuts at home, as well as Greek yogurt (no sugar), greens, and fruit. That way if I'm really hungry I can just grab something, but it'll be something healthy. If I'm on the run, I try to stop at a Wawa, since they have things like sliced apples and veggies (even though the peanut butter or whatever else they come with isn't so healthy -- but it's only a small amount).
By the way, how was your other doctor's appointment? Who have you decided to go with?
Lyme and co-infections since approximately 2002. Diagnosed in 2005. Treated for two years solid. Diagnosed with Lymphomatoid Papulosis in October 2007. Currently back on abx.
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