Intermittent Fasting Stories

By Gin Stephens

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Are you ready to be inspired? Tune in each week to hear real-world stories from successful intermittent fasters, including their best tips to help you find success. Intermittent Fasting Stories is hosted by Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle and Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle.

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Episode 75: Michele Singletary
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Michele Singletary. Michele is a nurse who lives in Evans, GA. Beautycounter: Clean beauty? Yes, please! Beautycounter takes safety seriously. Over 1,800 ingredients are never used in their formulations—they call this The Never List™—and they go above and beyond to test every ingredient to match their high standards in pursuit of clean beauty. Join my Band of Beauty! Go to beautycounter.com/ginstephens
Apr 02, 2020
Episode 74: Carrie Graves
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Carrie Graves. Carrie is a Nurse Practitioner from Franklin, IN. This episode is brought to you by Feals CBD Oil. For premium CBD oil that you can trust, go to feals.com/ifstories. Become a member and get 50% off your first order plus free shipping.
Mar 26, 2020
Episode 73: Joan Bish
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Joan Bish of Phoenix Arizona. Joan has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and explains how this has affected her life since childhood. This episode is brought to you by Feals, Grove Collaborative, and Ritual Essential Vitamins. Feals CBD Oil: For premium CBD oil that you can trust, go to feals.com/ifstories. Become a member and get 50% off your first order plus free shipping. Grove Collaborative: Happy spring from Grove Collaborative! Go to grove.co/ifstories for a free five-piece cleaning set from Mrs. Meyers and Grove--a $30 value. Ritual Essential Vitamins: Looking for high quality vitamins? Go to ritual.com/ifstories to save 10% per month for your first three months!
Mar 19, 2020
Episode 72: Mary Lou Reece
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Mary Lou Reece, a highway contractor who lives in Houston, TX. This episode is brought to you by Beautycounter. Beautycounter: Clean beauty? Yes, please! Beautycounter takes safety seriously. Over 1,800 ingredients are never used in their formulations—they call this The Never List™—and they go above and beyond to test every ingredient to match their high standards in pursuit of clean beauty. Join my Band of Beauty! Go to beautycounter.com/ginstephens
Mar 12, 2020
Episode 71: Chantel Ray
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Chantel Ray. Chantel owns a real estate company and is also a writer, podcaster, and host of the Fasting Reset Summit. This episode is brought to you by Beautycounter and Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative. Beautycounter: Clean beauty? Yes, please! Beautycounter takes safety seriously. Over 1,800 ingredients are never used in their formulations—they call this The Never List™—and they go above and beyond to test every ingredient to match their high standards in pursuit of clean beauty. Join my Band of Beauty! Go to beautycounter.com/ginstephens Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative: Are you looking for the highest quality meat? Look no further than Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative! Healthy animals raised outdoors with sunlight, fresh air, and clean grass. No hormones, antibiotics, or GMOs needed. Go to grassrootscoop.com/IFSTORIES to get $40 off your first order and free shipping!
Mar 05, 2020
Episode 70: Cynthia Thurlow
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Cynthia Thurlow. Cynthia is a nurse practitioner whose March, 2019 TedX Talk on Intermittent Fasting went viral. This episode is brought to you by: Martha and Marley Spoon:  To save $80 ($20 per week for your first 4 weeks), go to the Favorite Things tab at http://www.ginstephens.com/gins-favorite-things.html or click this link https://www.awin1.com/cread.php?awinmid=6988&awinaffid=668873&p= Helix:  Looking for an amazing mattress, customized for your sleep and body type, and shipped right to your door? To save up to $200, go to helixsleep.com/IFSTORIES  Grove Collaborative:  Get a FREE 5-piece cleaning set from Mrs. Meyer’s and Grove— a $30 value!  Go to grove.co/ifstories
Feb 27, 2020
Episode 69: Cherie Whelan
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In this episode, Gin talks to Cherie Whelan from British Columbia. Cherie explains how intermittent fasting has given her back her athletic body at the age of 50. This episode is sponsored by Ritual and Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative. Visit ritual.com/ifstories and use promo code IFSTORIES for 10% off your first month. Go to grassrootscoop.com/ifstories and use promo code IFSTORIES for $40 off your first order and free shipping.
Feb 20, 2020
Episode 68: Matt & Laurie Jones
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In this episode, Gin talks to Matt and Laurie Jones. Matt and Laurie are high school teachers from Tulare, CA. Not only do they work together, but they also began intermittent fasting together.
Feb 13, 2020
Episode 67: JoAnn Howard
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In this episode, Gin talks to JoAnn Howard from Florida. JoAnn shares how she used intermittent fasting to lose weight without struggle.
Feb 06, 2020
Episode 66: Dawn Kneese
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In this episode, Gin talks to Dawn Kneese from Texas. Dawn shares the story of how she and her husband both learned about intermittent fasting on the same day in 2018, and began the lifestyle change together. Through IF, they both have found peace around food and eating.
Jan 30, 2020
Episode 65: Kathleen, Heather, Lori, and Liz
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In this episode, Gin talks to four elementary teachers from North Kingstown, RI. These ladies support one another daily as they live the intermittent fasting lifestyle and have dubbed themselves "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," because they love to pass clothing down to each other as they shrink out of the larger sizes.
Jan 23, 2020
Episode 64: Jen Havard
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In this episode, Gin talks to Jen Havard, who has lost over 100 pounds in her first 10 months of intermittent fasting.
Jan 16, 2020
Episode 63: Samantha Lief
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In this episode, Gin talks to personal trainer Samantha Lief.
Jan 09, 2020
Episode 62: Shelby Marquardt
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In this episode, Gin talks to Shelby Marquardt, MD from Austin, TX. Dr. Marquardt is an anesthesiologist, a mom, and the owner of a scrubs company.
Jan 02, 2020
Episode 61: Gagan Behl
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In this episode, Gin talks to Gagan Behl, from Punjab, India. He is a musician and a music therapist who works in the field of mental health, and he is also a fitness enthusiast.
Dec 26, 2019
Episode 60: Kathy
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In this episode, Gin talks to Kathy, who has struggled with her weight ever since her parents put her on her first diet at age 8. Kathy shares how intermittent fasting has freed her from a lifetime of diet-thoughts and worries.
Dec 19, 2019
Episode 59: Amy Land
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In this episode, Gin talks to Amy Land, an HR professional who lives just outside of New York City.
Dec 12, 2019
Episode 58: Stephanie Gish
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In this episode, Gin talks to Stephanie Gish, host of the Crohn's Fitness Food podcast. Stephanie shares how she uses IF to manage her Crohn's disease.
Dec 05, 2019
Episode 57: Dana Bowman
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In this episode, Gin talks to Dana Bowman. Dana is the author of Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery and How to be Perfect Like Me, and you can follow her blog at momsieblog.com.
Nov 28, 2019
Episode 56: Taylor Berntson
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In this episode, Gin talks to Taylor from Seattle. Taylor is a research assistant in the children's mental health field, and she explains how intermittent fasting has brought her freedom from dieting and food obsession. .
Nov 21, 2019
Episode 55: Tammy Haldeman
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In this episode, Gin talks to Tammy Haldeman from Wisconsin.
Nov 14, 2019
Episode 54: Paul Hunter
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In this episode, Gin talks to Paul Hunter from Nashville, TN, who used intermittent fasting to reach his "fittest by 50".
Nov 07, 2019
Episode 53: Alex
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In this episode, Gin talks to Alex from Oxford in the UK, where he runs a headhunting company and also works as an actor/does voice over work. Alex explains how intermittent fasting helped him prepare for a recent role.
Oct 31, 2019
Episode 52: Andrea Tollison
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In this episode, Gin talks to Andrea Tollison from the Philadelphia area. Andrea explains how she combines intermittent fasting and intuitive eating into an approach that has given her the food freedom she was looking for.
Oct 24, 2019
Episode 51: Piper Brinkley
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In this episode, Gin talks to Piper Brinkley, an intermittent faster from Mauldin, SC.
Oct 17, 2019
Episode 50: Renee and Joel
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In this episode, Gin talks to Renee and Joel, and mother and son from Missouri who both live an intermittent fasting lifestyle.
Oct 10, 2019
Episode 49: Marie
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In this episode, Gin talks to Mare, a research librarian and medical school library director from Connecticut.
Oct 03, 2019
Episode 48: Susanna Patten
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In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Susanna Patten, a senior research analyst from Washington, DC.
Sep 26, 2019
Episode 47: Kevin Sheridan
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In this episode, Gin talks to Kevin Sheridan from Maplewood, NJ. Kevin is a painting contractor who also operates a Jiu Jitsu studio.
Sep 19, 2019
Episode 46: Russ Shanahan
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In this episode, Gin talks to Russ Shanahan, creator of the Happy Scale app as he shares how intermittent fasting has impacted his life.
Sep 12, 2019
Episode 45: Juanita
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In this episode, Gin talks to Juanita, who is a wife, a mother of 6, and grandmother of 18. While Juanita is fairly new to intermittent fasting, she is already having great results.
Sep 05, 2019
Episode 44: Susannah Juteau
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In this episode, Gin talks to Susannah Juteau, a registered dietician who specializes in IF.
Aug 29, 2019
Episode 43: Donna Arcara
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In this episode, Gin talks to Donna Arcara from Birmingham, AL.
Aug 22, 2019
Episode 42: Jamie
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In this episode, Gin talks to Jamie, a nurse from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with a background in emergency medicine and cardiology.
Aug 15, 2019
Episode 41: Melissa
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In this episode, Gin talks to Melissa. Melissa shares how she is incorporating intermittent fasting into her cancer treatment plan, with the blessing of her oncologist.
Aug 08, 2019
Episode 40: Bett Lucas
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In this episode, Gin talks to Bett Lucas, a mom of five from Gig Harbor, Washington who works in the energy industry.
Aug 01, 2019
Episode 39: Carly Hawthorne
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In this episode, Gin talks to Carly Hawthorne, a radio personality who lives in Colorado.
Jul 25, 2019
Episode 38: Charlee Rankin
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In this episode, Gin talks to Charlee Rankin, a mother of five from Idaho Falls.   NOTE: Due to the nature of remote interviews, sometimes the technology doesn’t cooperate. The audio fades out in a few spots during this interview. Please excuse the imperfections and enjoy the content!
Jul 18, 2019
Episode 37: Lori LaMantia
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In this episode, Gin talks to health and wellness coach Lori LaMantia.
Jul 11, 2019
Episode 36: Josi Goldman
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In this episode, Gin talks to Josi Goldman. Josi is originally from Brazil but now lives in Southern California, where she is a court reporter.
Jul 04, 2019
Episode 35: Amanda Tarver
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In this episode, Gin talks to Amanda Tarver, a singer with the Metropolitan Opera.
Jun 27, 2019
Episode 34: Cecily Ganheart
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In this episode, Gin talks to Kansas OB/Gyn Dr. Cecily Ganheart, who has lost 80 pounds thanks to intermittent fasting.
Jun 20, 2019
Episode 33: Terry
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In this episode, Gin talks to Terry, who has lost over 100 pounds thanks to a combination of a low carb eating and intermittent fasting.
Jun 13, 2019
Episode 32: Mark and Lori Evans
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In this episode, Gin talks to Mark and Lori Evans, a couple with two things in common: they are both stand-up comedians and are also both intermittent fasters.
Jun 06, 2019
Episode 31: Rachel Nekati
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In this episode, Gin talks to Rachel Nekati, who lives in Botswana.
May 30, 2019
Episode 30: Leah Comerford
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In this episode, Gin talks to retired graphic artist Leah Comerford, who lives in Fredericksburg, VA.
May 23, 2019
Episode 29: Ronni Jones and Michelle Brown
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In this episode, Gin talks to two sisters, Ronni Jones and Michelle Brown, who both started intermittent fasting on the same day, after first listening to The Obesity Code on a car trip.
May 16, 2019
Episode 28: Melissa Navarro
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In this episode, Gin talks to Melissa Navarro, a realtor from Santa Rosa, CA.
May 09, 2019
Episode 27: Melody Patrick
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In this episode, Gin talks to Melody Patrick, who lives in Harrisburg, PA and works for a local credit union. Melody shares her story of overcoming a decades-long battle with Crohn's disease.
May 02, 2019
Episode 26: Amy Garrison
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In this episode, Gin talks to Amy Garrison. Amy is a financial planner from Greenville, SC.
Apr 25, 2019
Episode 25: Julie Carson
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In this episode, Gin talks to Julie Carson, a health coach from Utah who helps people with emotional eating and body image issues.
Apr 18, 2019
Episode 24: Nissa Graun
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In this episode, Gin talks to Nissa Graun. Nissa has used a combination of intermittent fasting and Keto/low carb to lose and maintain over 100 pounds.
Apr 11, 2019
Episode 23: Graeme Currie
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In this episode, Gin talks to Graeme Currie from Perth, Australia. Graeme shares how he lost over 100 pounds thanks to intermittent fasting.
Apr 04, 2019
Episode 22: JJ
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In this episode, Gin talks to JJ from Columbus, OH. JJ shares how he lost over 100 pounds and got his health back through implementing an intermittent fasting lifestyle.
Mar 28, 2019
Episode 21: Dan Bateman
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In this episode, Gin talks to Dan Bateman from Hanover, PA.
Mar 21, 2019
Episode 20: Jeethah Atwal
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In this episode, Gin talks to Jeethah Atwal, a teacher from Vancouver.
Mar 14, 2019
Episode 19: Brian Gryn
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In this episode, Gin talks to Brian Gryn, a health coach and personal trainer from Chicago. Brian has been an intermittent faster for the past three years, and he also uses intermittent fasting with his clients as he works with them to lose fat and build muscle.
Mar 07, 2019
Episode 18: Todd and Nicole Hachey
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In this episode, Gin talks to Todd and Nicole Hachey, a couple from Maine who both live the intermittent fasting lifestyle.
Feb 28, 2019
Episode 17: Fred
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In this episode, Gin talks to Fred, a professor who lives in Toronto. Fred's cardiologist recommended intermittent fasting to him, and with the approval of his endocrinologist, Fred has gone on to improve his health in many ways thanks to IF.
Feb 21, 2019
Episode 16: Amy Behlke
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In this episode, Gin talks to Amy Behlke, a teacher from California whose community lost everything in a tragic wildfire.
Feb 14, 2019
Episode 15: Rachel Awad
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In this episode, Gin talks to Rachel Awad. Rachel is from Philadelphia, but has lived in Egypt for the past 22 years, where she runs educational programs related to international development.
Feb 07, 2019
Episode 14: Ryan Smith
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In this episode, Gin talks to high school English teacher Ryan Smith. Ryan explains how intermittent fasting changed his life.
Jan 31, 2019
Episode 13: Donna Dube
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In this episode, Gin talks to Donna Dube. Donna is a retired nurse who currently works for a nonprofit firm focusing on providing vaccinations to underserved populations. By living an intermittent fasting lifestyle, Donna has lost over 130 pounds, and that translates to 20 inches around her midsection.
Jan 24, 2019
Episode 12: Melissa Wages
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In this episode, Gin talks to pediatric dentist Melissa Wages.
Jan 17, 2019
Episode 11: April Stearns
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In this episode, Gin talks to April Stearns, a breast cancer survivor who learned about intermittent fasting from her oncologist.
Jan 10, 2019
Episode 10: Rebekah Vepraskas
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In this episode, Gin talks to Rebekah Vepraskas, a therapist who works with clients seeking help with depression and anxiety. Rebekah shares how intermittent fasting has changed her life and also made her a better therapist.
Jan 03, 2019
Episode 9: Sheri
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In this episode, Gin talks to Sheri, who works in the healthcare field. Sheri describes how she makes intermittent fasting work with her overnight work schedule.
Dec 27, 2018
Episode 8: Eddie Friedman
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In this episode, Gin talks to Eddie Friedman, an attorney from Roslyn, NY.
Dec 20, 2018
Episode 7: Sue Wilsey
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In this episode, Gin talks to Sue Wilsey from Chicago. Sue is a library marketer who is one year into a one-meal-a-day intermittent fasting pattern, and is also twelve years post-gastric bypass.
Dec 13, 2018
Episode 6: Christiana
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In this episode, Gin talks to Christiana, from Torrance, California, who describes how intermittent fasting has helped her get through a period of grief in her life.
Dec 06, 2018
Episode 5: Dennis Shock
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In this episode, Gin talks to Dennis Shock from Augusta, Georgia. Dennis explains how intermittent fasting fits into his daily life, and how he has lost about 35 pounds over the past 10 months.
Nov 29, 2018
Episode 4: Laurie Lewis
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In this episode, Gin talks to Laurie Lewis, a marketing and branding specialist who lives in Portland, Oregon. Laurie tells her story of weight gain after menopause, and how intermittent fasting has helped her get back to her ideal weight over the past 17 months.
Nov 22, 2018
Episode 3: Barb
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Today, Gin talks to Barb, a legal nurse consultant from Frankfort, Kentucky, who works with attorneys to help them understand the medical aspects of their cases. She shares how intermittent fasting has changed her life.
Nov 15, 2018
Episode 2: Lyn
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Lyn is a teacher from Duckwater, Nevada who works in a modern-day one-room schoolhouse. Lyn has lost 100 pounds through intermittent fasting. She is also an exercise enthusiast who loves to ride her Elliptigo. Listen to her story of both dietary freedom, weight loss, and incredible healing, thanks to adopting an intermittent fasting lifestyle.
Nov 07, 2018
Episode 1: Kim Smith
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In this episode, Gin talks to Kim Smith from Maine. Kim has lost 90+ pounds and is living her best life, thanks to intermittent fasting. Kim and her husband Ryan just released a book about their journey called "Unbelievable Freedom."
Nov 01, 2018
Episode 0: Intermittent Fasting Stories
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Welcome to Intermittent Fasting Stories.
Oct 26, 2018