Season 1

Episode 143: Cynthia Guerra

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Cynthia Guerra from Missouri City, TX. Cynthia has lost 110 pounds thanks to intermittent fasting.

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Cynthia is a stay-at-home mom of two kids. She always struggled with her weight. While she was successful with diets, she would always gain back whatever she lost.

By July of 2019, Cynthia had reached her highest weight of 240 pounds and felt miserable. The turning point came for her while on a trip to New York with her husband. A woman on their Brooklyn Bridge tour had to stop because she was out of breath and could not continue. The entire group had to wait for her, and Cynthia realized she herself was on her way to the same scenario. It was time do something different.

Her doctor had suggested intermittent fasting as a way to lose weight, and Cynthia began immediately once they returned. Cynthia found the Delay, Don’t Deny Facebook group and listened to the Intermittent Fasting Stories podcast. Hearing the success of others was very motivating for Cynthia. She began with a 16:8 protocol, gradually moving to 18:6. Cynthia has lost an astounding 110 pounds!!

The health benefits Cynthia has experienced: improved sleep, her joints no longer ache, she has sustained energy throughout the day, and her allergies have improved.

Cynthia’s advice to new IFers: “Give yourself time to try it. IF is going to take time. Don’t just try it for a few days. It’s a process, not a sprint. Tweak things if you’re not losing. And remember:  IF is not always about weight loss.”

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