I am new to both the mothering community and to this group and just wanted to introduce myself! I live in Alaska and am married to a Power Lineman and have an 11 month old son. We have always been very clean eaters and since our son was started to be interested in foods have decided to keep dairy and gluten from him. He has eaten them here and there but for the most part we stay away from them when feeding him, due to the fact that he has eczema (as does my husband) and our ND recommended it. We are trying to improve our diets even more and so I joined this group to learn more about the paleo 'diet'.
Here's my main question for now: My husband works very long hours on a work crew and drives multiple crew trucks and heavy equipment around during the day (so is not always near his vehicle or the original vehicle he left his yard in and can't always get to his lunchbox at lunch break due to this) and not a single other person on his crew brings a lunch (or any snacks). They always go out to eat at lunch, usually for fast food or at chain restaurants that are close by their job sites. This is a big problem for us because the food always upsets dh's stomach and digestion and the healthy/healthier (ha) items on the menus aren't enough to fill him up (according to him). He has brought lunches I packed him before but it never lasts because of all the obstacles I've listed already. I'm wondering if any of you or your dhs have experience with a similar problem and what you have done to overcome this issue and to continue eating whole foods while at work. Sorry for all the background info but there is a lot that goes into why he doesn't think packing a lunch works. I need serious help to keep him eating healthy rather than filling his body with the worst of the worst when it comes to food! TIA!