• Fitness Quest: What It’s Like to be Obese

    Fitness Quest: What It’s Like to be Obese

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. Don’t believe the hype. It’s not all fun and games until somebody shoots the button off their pants. That’s partially because clothes are an issue. All of the

  • Fitness Quest: The Cheat Day

    Fitness Quest: The Cheat Day

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. I’ll come clean: I have been struggling recently. A week prior, I went to a Mexican restaurant for lunch with some coworkers. The food was

  • Wish List: New Features for Apple’s Yosemite and iOS 8

    Wish List: New Features for Apple’s Yosemite and iOS 8

    When Tim Cook steps on stage at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, he will likely share the expected news of the iPhone 6, which will come in two bigger form factors, and the long-rumored iWatch. Wearable technology and bigger phones always seemed kind of like superfluous upgrades but, as a recent Fitbit convert, the iWatch

  • Cheers! Ted Danson Did Mushrooms with Woody Harrelson

    Cheers! Ted Danson Did Mushrooms with Woody Harrelson

    A day of hooky from work turned out to be one hell of a boat trip for the guys from Cheers. Ted Danson, who played the pothead magazine editor, George Christopher, in the series Scared to Death, joined known drug advocate Woody Harrelson and George Wendt on John Ratzenberger’s boat for a ride to Catalina while the ladies of Cheers filmed their

  • Fitness Quest: Early Lessons Learned

    Fitness Quest: Early Lessons Learned

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. Find Patterns in the Data During previous attempts at dieting, I struggled at various points. Tracking my weight with Weight Watchers showed this but I never understood why

  • Fitness Quest: Discussing the Localvore Movement with Holly Crow

    Fitness Quest: Discussing the Localvore Movement with Holly Crow

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. This week’s column features an interview with localvore and Juice Plus+ advocate, Holly Crow. Philadelphians may recognize her from the Flyers Wives Carnival, where she served