So glad you are going to get on the protocol after so many years of battling this disease. We are all in your corner. Stick to the protocol exactly as it is written and you will heal. Sending Prayers your way.
It is possible that you will heal more quickly than some who have had the disease for a long time, however, even those who catch it right away need to take time to let your body heal. There is no quick fix to this disease, but you will get well! It can be a long process no matter where you start. Please try to trust that you have found the right place. Continue to talk to Mel. He will keep you on the right track. Get on the protocol as soon as you can and keep up with the diet.