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What If I Don’t Have the Time or Energy to Start the SCD Diet?

On the healing crow's archived site, there is a really valueable section titled "SCD Wisdom" where there are many incredible insights from Elaine on various topics about the SCD Diet. I wanted to share one particular one that helped me in the beginning while I was trying to figure out how to start the SCD Diet.

The #1 Reason People Fail on the SCD Diet… and Never Get to Feel Better

The biggest reason people fail on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is that they move way too fast and advance through the diet too quickly. Let’s face it, we are all impatient. The first week on the diet is always the hardest for everyone, mostly due to physical symptoms of the bacterial die off… but it can also be the biggest mental challenge you will ever face. We are sick of being sick and want to get better right now!