Posts Tagged: dieting

  • Fitness Quest: The Impact of Stress

    Fitness Quest: The Impact of Stress

    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 deal with fun things like depression and anxiety. With medication, a balanced daily routine and focus, I can keep it under control. When things that I cannot control spiral

  • 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

  • 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

  • Fitness Quest: Early Setbacks

    Fitness Quest: Early Setbacks

    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 have a dog named Sheldon. He is a pit mix and the most adorable dog you can imagine. Of course, he is a protective dog that has

  • Fitness Quest: Early Results

    Fitness Quest: Early Results

    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. At first, the weight comes off easily, especially for guys. When you fall into the obesity column, losing a pound per day requires little effort. At the same time, the weight