Author: Rachel

February 14, 2017 Rachel No comments exist

Stronger Together Studies have shown that having someone who is trying to create healthy habits with you, better known as a workout buddy, can help motivate you and give you a better chance to reach your goals. By having a workout buddy, you are often more motivated to go to the gym or do your…

February 7, 2017 Rachel No comments exist

Biggest Loser competitors return for another year FLORENCE, S.C. – Second, third, and sometimes even fourth time is the charm for a few of this year’s Florence’s Biggest Loser contestants. Of the 80 contestants competing in this year’s competition, almost 40 percent of them have competed in the competition at least once before in the…

February 1, 2017 Rachel No comments exist

Motivation can be a powerful force. It can be the reason you do something as simple as get out of bed a little earlier in the morning or the reason you finally achieve a life-long goal. It can even be the reason you decided to learn how to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle….

January 29, 2016 Rachel No comments exist

Forgiveness by GLORIA JAMES (Contestant Blog) Hi winners, It’s a new year, a new day and will soon be a new you. For me, it starts with forgiveness. So together, let us forgive those who have hurt us and ones we have hurt. Ask God for forgiveness, and it will be done. But the hardest…

January 29, 2016 Rachel No comments exist

Building a Community by CHARLENE BERRY (Contestant Blog) “Are you serious??” “You don’t have any family in SC?” “You’re too old to be picking up and changing now!!” “This is your community, your family, your church and its going to be to hard to start a new one.” These are some of the comments that…

April 2, 2015 Rachel 1 comment

Well, here we are. The ten weeks are almost up and it’s time to start evaluating whether the ‘results’ that we’re getting match up with our expectations. Some have worked their butts off and lost a huge amount of weight. To those people, I say: “Fantastic! … you son of a … ummmmm ….. gun.”…

April 1, 2015 Rachel No comments exist

Our farm, The Little Fruit Farm, is a good old fashioned small farm; not a certified organic farm.  (I have not the desire or the time to have that paperwork completed.  Lots of paperwork means less time to take care of the food plots and fruit on the farm.)  So being that I am the…

March 13, 2015 Rachel 5 comments

If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride When we all started this, there were 72 people with 72 different reasons for moving forward with this important process. I’m sure that we all had high hopes and visions of what we thought we would get out of it. We’re more than halfway into this thing now…

March 11, 2015 Rachel 1 comment

Hello everyone, My name is Ashley Hawkins, I am a contestant in the Biggest Loser competition.  Now I know we have all have heard a lot in the past few weeks about losing weight.  I am not here to tell you what you should do and how to eat or anything like that. But if…