Dylan finished his first month of chelation with the TTFD and Glutathione creams (topical forms) We didn't think we would get through it, for one the smell can be pretty bad - very skunky/rubbery. If you keep the Glutathione away from the TTFD (like one on his upper arm, other on the lower leg) the smell is not as bad. We had to find out the hard way NOT to do the arm and the thigh - super smelly! I nicknamed him Peppy La Pew for a few days there. :) The Glutathione assists the TTFD in removing toxic metals from the body. It is mildly irritating to his skin so we have to move it around with each application. He is on the beginning of his second month now and we will have to consider afterward if we will continue with this or if he should move onto another form of chelation. (Mostly because of his irritated skin, also because when it gets warmer out the smell will be worse.)
As far as results go, he has definitely been in a regression - this is typical when removing toxins and it is usually followed by gains so we are hopeful that we will see something good soon. It is a waiting game - and waiting sucks!
We received the new Houston Enzymes and he has been taking them for a week and a half now. We started with low doses and have worked our way up to 1 capsule each of Peptizyde and Zyme Prime before each meal. So far he seems to be tolerating them fine. He has been burping a little more, but that is common when first starting the enzymes and should subside. We introduced Oatmeal last Thursday and he was very happy about that, if only you could have seen his face light up and eyes sparkle with the first bite! I wish my camera would have been nearby. I have given it everyday since for lunch and so far there are no ill-effects. We hope that this will lead to him being able to tolerate more foods with enzymes.
We also received our test kit for the IgG Food Allergy / Sensitivity test and if the weather cooperates I will be taking him in Thursday or Friday for the blood draw, so hopefully in 3 weeks or so we will know what his major offenders are as far as food. We will eventually do the test for environmental issues.
He is walking more and more all the time! Still amazing for us to see him walk into a room. Unfortunately, he still hasn't mastered pulling up in the middle of the room alone, still needs to hold onto something to get up. When that day comes, it will be a HUGE milestone! But when we look back to when we started biomedical in October, Dylan was not even standing independently - so he has come a long way already.