check out this post for a good general plan to get better:
Email able900 if you want a copy of the strict forum food list.
You don’t have to do a cleanse if you don’t want to, you can just start the regular candida diet if you want to.
To answer your question about timelines; there isn’t any set timeline to get better and to go to a specific stage because we all heal at different rates. Expect for it to take 6-18 months to fully recover from candida overgrowth.