Success Stories

q and a with prime driver 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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"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
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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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"Love yourself to want to get healthy for your family, your kids, and yourself most importantly." -Emily Plummer
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Chris ebreo

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.

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

“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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“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!

“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)

“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

“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