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I started the Diet recently because I was felling misserable, thinking this could not get worse… I was wrong, my die-off symptoms have been terrible, like you, I can be “ok” for a moment and extremelly sick and weak the rest of the day.
My Dr even had to reduce my meds (holistic meds) for a couple of days because I was becoming insane, with migraines, all types of pains, irritability and mood swings, even more fatigue, nausea, and more and more symptoms.
It´s been a month now since I started the diet and I still dont feel ok for a whole day, but some days/nights are better than others, so I guess it is slowly (really slowly LOL) working.
Probably the hardest part of it has been the support that I am NOT getting from people around me, even though my mom was the one who recommended me to go to this “Candida” Dr., she gives me a hard time cause she basically blames me for not feeling better or, in her words, “not doing something to feel better and take my mind off of it”, I live at home and for example: she knows I am strugling with the Diet, I´ve always had a a good appetite and she has seen me not eat much latelly, not even my fave foods bacause of feeling sick, and still she (and my bro) do not entirely bealive I am thaaat sick. and yet in her mind I am not doing enough cause I dont have enough energy to go out and excercise or live my life, or help out in the house.
So all I can say is that these forums have helped me go through this, reading other peoples stories and struggles makes me feel I am not alone in this, and that it is not just in my mind, and that there is light at the end of the tunnel, for some it might be easier and faster and for others it feels like it is never going to get better, but apparently it does at some point… I am still hoping to get better and go on with my life, currently “paused” ´cause of candida.