And another thing I thought of - eggs seem to be the culprit for trigs for me. One other time I was very ill (no details - too boring) but all I could eat was scrambled eggs and mashed potatoes. My trigs were quite high at next blood check but stopped eating eggs and it was down the following check. My trigs have always been somewhat elevated - generally in the vicinity of 200 - 220. BUT I only recently started primal (which I stopped as of last Thursday and went back on lipitor and feel quite bad now. Did that because my dr. scared the daylights out of me) When I started eating primal and stopped lipitor I felt GREAT in a very short amount of time - took a few weeks for muscle aches to go away but they did. And I was quite hungry at first while figuring out what to eat.
But I was not eating much in the way of carbs - mainly meat, salad veggies, eggs, fruit (now banished because of glucose #) and walnuts.