Season 1

Episode 208: Deb Crosby

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Deb Crosby, a nurse who lives near Ottowa, Canada.

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Deb shares that after having her first child at age twenty, she tried countless diets to lose the weight she gained while pregnant.

When the pandemic of March 2020 hit, her gym was shut down. She then injured her knee and was unable to work in the ER, which forced her to take a desk job. Her wife was also deployed through the military. Deb felt deep sadness and found herself eating to cope.

Months later, Deb had reached her highest weight of 236 pounds. She searched the internet for how to lose weight, and Delay ,Don’t Deny popped up! Intermittent fasting made total sense to Deb, and she immediately began her IF lifestyle.

Deb has lost 42 pounds and feels amazing. Her toxic relationship with food has healed, and she has learned to listen to her body. When her wife returned, she joined Deb in IFing, and they enjoy fasting and feasting together.

Deb’s advice: “Relax and let the magic happen. Don’t expect anything to happen overnight.”

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