Success Stories

Q and A with prime driver Marietta Regnier

"I had a doctor tell me I had 2 years to live. In that case the choice is pretty easy. Either get healthy, or enjoy the last couple years of your life. I will say that the number one key to success in being healthy is a very strong support system. ." - Marietta Regnier

Matt: So tell us a little about yourself and how your path led you to work for prime.

Mari: I used to be a firefighter/emt/first responder, and there came a point in my career that I took in 2 children in my home to raise. So I gave up my firefighting career to raise those children, and doing that I allowed myself to get to a desperation point of being overweight because I didn’t do what I needed to do for my health. Instead I was so focused on the 2 kids that I put my health on the back burner. It really forced me to think seriously about my health and make it more of a priority.

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Q and A with prime driver Lorrie Knapp

"When I got back on the road my legs hurt so bad that I would be in tears just on the walk from the fuel island to the bathroom. I didn't know what was wrong. Finally, in 2017 I found an answer." - Lorrie Knapp

I've always wanted to be a truck driver, but I chose not to pursue it for awhile because of my children.  I started off by driving a school bus for 36 years and then started training new drivers for 25 years. It was a great job to raise my children because I was home nights, weekends, holidays and summers. I retired for about a year and then decided to try my hand at truck driving at 55 years old.

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Emily Plummer

"Love yourself to want to get healthy for your family, your kids, and yourself most importantly." - Emily Plummer

I started driving for Prime in 1999 when I was only 22 years old. Back then, like most 22 year olds, I wasn't really concerned about my health. I ate whatever I wanted because I never thought it would actually affect me. I didn't start focusing on my health until the doctor gave me the scare of a lifetime. I knew then and there that if I was going to enjoy life to its fullest that I had to take a completely different approach with my health choices.

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Chris Ebreo

"The biggest thing for me, and my motivation to keep going, was understanding it’s a lifestyle change not just a diet."

My health journey started back in 2016 a year before I started OTR, I was twenty-one and weighed in at 480lbs. Working out wasn’t new to me, as I participated in multiple sports throughout high school, but working out while maintaining healthy eating habits was a foreign concept.

2016 started like any other yearly physical, but this time instead of the doc telling me about my weight, he simply asked me if I wanted to live to see thirty. It was the wakeup call I needed.

Read Chris' Story Here >

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Woody Sprout

"Knowing I wanted to make a positive change in my health, but unable to get consistent results, I decided to try the DHF program. I figured I could do anything for 12 weeks and I was guaranteed to get my $300 back if I followed the program. Nothing to lose."

- Woody Sprott

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Ray and Kelly Hole

"No excuses." That's what team drivers Ray and Kelly Hole decided this winter. They were in a routine with their exercise regimen and were not going to stop because of some frigid temps. Kelly googled nationwide fitness facilities and here they are! Determination at its finest!
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Garrett Harrington

"8 months ago I was 276 pounds. One day I looked in the mirror and was so unhappy with myself so I did that one thing no one wants to do. I took a quarter and weighed myself at the truck stop. When I got back to my truck I sat down almost in tears with my head down. I told myself I was done and I was going to change my life so I set 2 goals. Goal one was to lose weight and get healthier and next I would quit smoking. In 8 months I’ve got down to 192 pounds. I quit smoking 2 weeks ago.

Good luck love life and keep the hammer down."

- Garrett Harrington (Prime Driver since May 2016)

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Paula

"So, 4 years ago when I was told I had to have a sleep study done, I cried a LOT and fought to keep from having it!!! I was told that if I didn't, I couldn't drive, at least not for Prime Inc. So I relented and had the test done and I'm extremely happy I did. I feel so much better than I did before I had the test done and started using my CPAP, finally accepting that it wasn't a bad thing. It's just like someone who may need insulin, high blood pressure meds, antacids, etc, I needed the CPAP for my health and well being. I would NOT go a day without it. Since I've been on the CPAP I no longer need two meds that I used pretty much on a daily basis. My girls and hubby can also see that there is a big difference between before I started using my CPAP and now. I have had my ups and downs with it because of trying to find the right mask but once I found the right one, I've never regretted having the test done and making sure I use it. It is really weird how much better I feel."

- Paula

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Donna

"Excellent program, worth every bit of time and money! It’s investing in you and your health. I still do the exercises every night and other drivers will come ask what I’m doing so I tell them to download the app and get busy! I can’t wait to wear my NEWLY ALTERED dress to the Highway Diamonds Gala.”

- Donna, 13 Week Program, Class 44, FINISHER

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