thanks for sharing. Your pain descriptions and duration sound similar to mine and so I have hope. I just lack the discipline to eliminate nuts and coffee. Yesterday I also had NY cheese cake and Hot and Dry Noodles but the effects are rather dull, which is a good sign that the gut is slowly getting stronger. I just ate the last bit of nuts in my house (again).
My gut tells me (no pun intended) that if I have the patience to stick to strict NSD for just a month then my resolve will be even stronger because of the sense of benefits. Sadly I want instant gratification from a pill.
Speaking of which, this poop/fecal organization might be of help.https://www.openbiome.org/
We must endeavor to get a rich microflora that allows us to eat most anything without fear just for the sake of long term health. The NSD diet is probably too restricted for the long-term and not contributing to a robust neuro-immune system.
Where are you posting your recipes? Without starch I get hungry fast or just don't loose my cravings for carbs. Drenching my steamed vegetables with butter helps satisfy me.