Author: Rachel

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…

March 10, 2015 Rachel No comments exist

I am now completely in love with zucchini noodles.  I use “Zoodles” as a substitute for pasta.  You can eat two cups of zoodles for 58 calories versus two cups of regular pasta for 364 calories. I make zoodles using a Native Spring spiral slicer that I found online.  You can get it at Amazon…

December 14, 2014 Rachel 2 comments

Hello, life changers! Welcome to the United Way of Florence BIGGEST LOSER Event! I am thrilled to be along on the journey with you. Think of me as your cheerleader for the 10 week adventure! It’s my role to lead you to discover more about your inner self – your identity, value, and purpose –…

December 11, 2014 Rachel No comments exist

[fancyheading textcolor=”#8a328a” heading=”h4″]So many questions!  But we have the answers![/fancyheading] Motivation… life changes.., this or that… stress… So many questions!  But we have the answers! Use the comments section below to ASK ROBIN, our life coach, a question or help FEED THE CRICKET.  We’ll post Robin’s answer or answer your question in our Daily Cricket with…

December 1, 2014 Rachel No comments exist

By Lindsay Buchanan (Florence, SC) — Mary McLeod was named the $1,000 winner of Florence’s Biggest Loser on Thursday night, one of 60 contestants who collectively lost more than 1,000 pounds through United Way of Florence County’s Burn and Learn initiative and fundraiser. “This program is the best thing that has happened,” McLeod said holding back…