« Continue Browsing

Article Preview

Opinion: Battle of bulge back on

Published 05/19/2010, Republic columnist

Well, I just did my annual health assessment and found out I am overweight.
I kind of figured I would be when I filled in the height and weight numbers on the computer screen. Even so, it was a bit of a shock to finish the assessment, click the button and get back an instant response telling me to lose eight or 10 pounds. Come on, nobody likes to be told they need to lose weight — especially not by a machine.
I’m guessing my Dell laptop wouldn’t like it a bit if I were to tell the piece of electronics that it’s not so slender itself, certainly not compared to the Apple notebook I had when I worked at the newspaper. That baby was sleek. The Dell is serviceable and not, you know, bulky, but it could stand to drop some of the bulge around the edges.

Word count: 720

Log In

The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.

E-mail:
Password:
 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Click here to set one up. You will need your subscription account number and phone number.

Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Reset Your Password

Please enter your full e-mail address. We will e-mail you a temporary password.
E-mail: