Season 1

Episode 144: Sarah Sanger

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Sarah Sanger from San Diego, CA.

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Sarah found that she struggled in her relationship with food: she was either feeling guilty or deprived, no matter what she ate. Diet mindset controlled her.

Sarah first learned about IF from her dad, who is an Anesthesiologist. He shares IF with everyone who will listen, but Sarah always opposed it.

After a food-indulgent vacation in December of 2019, she finally decided to give 16:8 a try. She has lost 12 pounds, and currently follows a 21:3 protocol.

Sarah has had many non-scale victories. Her tastes have dramatically changed. She now craves all sorts of veggies and loves to cook! Her anxiety has drastically improved, as IF helps her to feel more calm.

Sarah’s advice to new IFers: “The first few weeks are hard, but you’ll be so glad that didn’t give up. Give IF a chance!”

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