Hi Peggysue. One thing I'd definitely do is keep your exposure to other people eating to a bare minimum. I take it you have a family based on your picture. I don't know whether you're doing the cooking but if you are perhaps you can opt out with a bit of careful negotiation during the period of the fast and at meal times stay well clear. Try to expel the odours post meal as well as that won't help. Plus, tell your bro to stop calling round with chips and wine! LOL.