Season 1

Episode 169: Barbara DeLeo

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Barbara DeLeo from New Zealand.

The Delay, Don’t Deny community has a new home!  Go to to join. When we moved our community off of Facebook in March, we chose a platform that we thought would meet our needs and allow us to connect with each other in meaningful ways. Unfortunately, once we all got there, we realized the technology that looked so amazing on the back end actually didn’t function well when members arrived. Their technology was antiquated and simply didn’t work. Ouch. We knew the community deserved something better and immediately started looking for a solution.

Well, we found exactly what we were looking for. The new community platform is easy to use, has the features our members asked for, it’s technologically stable (HOORAY!), and it already feels like home. So, if you tried out the Delay, Don’t Deny Social Network and found the technology to be clunky, we promise you won’t be disappointed with the new platform.

Go to to learn more and to join. Community has been such an important part of my journey. Join us, so we can be a part of yours. We can’t wait to meet you!

Barbara DeLeo is a romance novelist.  She shares that she did not struggle with weight until after college. She rigorously exercised, watched what she ate, and followed various diets, but nothing seemed to work. By the time she was fifty, Barbara was burned out from all the extreme workouts and diets.

Through the years, Barbara had heard about IF, but thought it was crazy. But when friends encouraged her and her husband to try IF, she thought, “It’s the only thing I haven’t tried, so let’s do it!” Barbara researched IF, found The IF Podcast, and listened to every episode! She read, Delay, Don’t Deny and The Obesity Code. She dove right into the IF lifestyle, and has not looked back! Two years later, Barbara is down two dress sizes.

Barbara’s advice to new IFers: There’s no hurry with IF. It is a definite shift in thinking, and it will bring you freedom.

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