Twister took his first steps this morning.
So, I've been pondering lately. . . My dad was talking to me about a program he watched on TV about how changing parts of your diet can make a big difference in how you think. The strange thing is how much sense it seems to make to me. I've read about kids with autism who make drastic improvements when taken off gluten or casein (wheat and dairy). The thing is, its not a universal improvement for every person every time... What the doctor on this program suggests is that some people are allergic or sensitive to these foods and that the body reacts accordingly. It makes sense to me that perhaps some of the kids who have ADHD or autism (as they are often linked) might maybe be experiencing a response to an allergy or sensitivity to certain foods. He also has a bunch of other ideas for improving your health and mind... Go check this website if you want to read more. It looks quackish, I know, but the guy is an MD... I think he is in the business of selling books, but I think what he has to say is intriguing.
Anyway, the question I propose to you is: How much would you be willing to change your lifestyle to improve your quality of life? I'm tempted to investigate this doctors book, but at the same time, I wonder if I would be able to follow through. I've never been a dieter, so I don't have experience like that to relate to... but I did try to do flylady's program before. It was awesome, I felt better, more energetic, I loved having people come over to see my clean house, and I told everyone about it. But I sort of fell off the bandwagon after a few months and have been telling myself I want to do it ever since. How lame is that? Why don't we keep doing these good things? I don't want to do the same thing with this... find out that we all are much better off with certain dietary changes, then not follow through with it.
I'd love to hear what you think. . . I'll keep you posted on if I get the book...