In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Holly Cook from Sacramento, CA.
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Holly is a speech pathologist. In December of 2019, Holly learned about IF on a morning news program, and she immediately began with a 12:12 protocol. She gradually moved to 16:8.
Holly’s starting weight was 150 pounds, and by November of 2020, she reached her 120-pound goal weight! She maintains within a 120-125 pound range, which gives her more freedom. Now in maintenance, Holly varies her daily fasts based on how she is feeling that day.
Holly’s health has improved since beginning IF. Her PMS symptoms have resolved and her eczema is gone. She also needs less thyroid medication.
Holly’s advice to new IFers: “Know what the clean fast is. Start slow, and see how it goes! Have patience, and know that IF is not quick weight loss. Find support with like-minded people.”
Holly has an IF Facebook support group called, Sacramento Fasters. You may also find her at: cookspeechandlanguage.com
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