A number of positive developments have happened since Murph read the Grain Brain. Are the changes due to the new diet? What else could be going on with Murph?
Losing 5 pounds could be the result of simply controlling calories. Who wouldn’t benefit from cutting out snacking? and beer?
The sudden perkiness in the afternoon — perhaps feeling happy about the way the diet is going, Murph is sleeping better.
The reduction in hip pain sounds consistent with reduced inflammation as predicted by Dr Perlmutter. Is the power of suggestion at work?
Let’s give it time before we declare victory. In the meantime, the reduction in snacking has persisted, and that does seem to be related to the diet. Murph doesn’t have the will power for any other explanation.