funkydesignergirl

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  1. hi Kelleybean. just hearing those of you who had strictly behavioral (as opposed to physical) improvements does help me..so thank you for sharing. i kind of keep bouncing from cause to cause trying to understand their behaviors...first i felt it was sensory, then simply behavioral, then back to sensory, now maybe i'm thinking it is food so i tried removing all artificials and preservatives and that didn't work too well, so now i am moving on to gluten. if i find something it will all be worth it...but i am so afraid that i am going to pull out every random allergen and spend hundreds in specialty food stores, and put my kids through all of this (again, basically just my 7yo who has a hard time at school etc), but what if i do all of this and in 10 years i look back and think 'omg, what was i thinking'?! so, that being said, your positive stories really are uplifting and give the rest of us the hope that we will have success stories of our own!
  2. i know that behavioral issues can be triggered by food....and sensory and anxiety issues can be heightened by food, and food can cause sleep problems and hyperactivity. i
  3. thank you for your response divamomma... i debate so much between behavioral, or sensory, or food...or maybe it is just kids being kids...but when i read posts like yours it makes me think maybe i am on to something. i had hoped that removing the artificials would have been this amazing 'ah-ha' moment, but it hasn't...so now I am considering digging deeper, but i am also afraid i am creating a problem that isn't there. i'm just struggling with how to handle this. so thanks for your replies!!