MANSFIELD - Rachel Barr’s life changed dramatically when she lost her leg from neurofibromatosis, but it’s never stopped her from doing the best she can with everything she still has.
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MANSFIELD - The Strive to Thrive competition has officially begun, giving the contestants a more detailed framework of what’s to come.
MANSFIELD - In February 1993, Rachel Barr lost her left leg after being diagnosed with neurofibromatosis. Twenty-six years and three leg revisions later, she’s fearlessly entering a contest to test her physical strength and get fit.
The Strive to Thrive contestants have made it through two weeks of this 12-week competition. Total weight loss to date and week 2 (Jan 20-26) body weight for each contestant is listed below.
Editor's Note: This article was submitted by Amber Richards, Exercise Physiologist at OhioHealth and Strive to Thrive personal trainer.
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