Season 1

Episode 290: Terri Duggan

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Terri Dugan, a Canadian living in Perth, Australia.

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Terri shares that she struggled with her weight beginning in high school, reaching 200 pounds.

When Terri was diagnosed with Alopecia, an autoimmune disorder that attacks hair follicles, she was put on steroids. The steroids caused even more weight gain, and by October of 2020, Terri found herself at 275 pounds.

Terri’s brother shared intermittent fasting with her, but it wasn’t until February of 2021 that she began to fast clean.

Terri has lost 44 pounds and would like to lose more. She has experienced hair growth, less joint pain, body recomposition, and now enjoys food without shame.

Terri’s advice: “Start IF today! Use an app if that makes it easier!”

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