I’m going to be expediting the process of sharing the first few months of our journey as I’ve gotten a bit behind! Hopefully there aren’t any objections.
If you’ve been following along with our MSPI journey so far you might remember that we are entering into our second month with our little guy, and our first month post MPSI diagnosis. If you need to catch up, head on over here to check out my post from last month.
Now that the decision had been made to embark on this elimination diet, the focus was on the removal of all dairy (both casein and whey) as well as soy. Even though I had never been much of a milk drinker per say the idea of giving up cheese and yogurt, and yes the occasional ice cream definitely seemed daunting.
Let’s just say my first scouting trips to Whole Foods, Sprouts, Natural Grocer’s, and Trader Joe’s were more than a little interesting. I did a whole lot of wandering around the aisles, reading label after label and quickly discovered that soy and soy lecithin were in SO many things. Here it was the dairy which I thought would give me the hardest time, but really it was the soy that was going to cause me the greatest difficulties. [Read more…]