Why I love softball - even though it sucks

Earlier in the year, I blogged about joining a gay softball team. I did it mostly because a friend had posted that he really needed players for his team, and I was at the start of my weightloss journey and looking for new ways to exercise. Though I had avoided sports my entire life, I... Read more »

Pamper Yourself: Feel fantastic, look fabulous at $25 Head Shot Party

I have always said that people should live their life feeling and being fabulous. Regardless of what it takes, one should always feel completely awesome about who they are and where they are in their life. My dear friend Jetta Bates Vasilatos of Jettasetting encourages people to do the same thing. She advocates for people... Read more »

Belinda Carlisle performed my boyhood concert

Belinda Carlisle performed my boyhood concert
Growing up in a very rural town in Arkansas, there was never that much to do to occupy my time. So, like most teenage gay boys, I got lost in music. Most of that music was introduced to me by my older sisters. The Go-Go’s were always being played by them, and so I became... Read more »
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7 websites to make your life easier

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I am always telling people I use certain websites to make my life easier. Normally, once I tell them what websites, they admit that they have never heard of them. Now, just incase you are not aware of my favorite websites, I have compiled a list of sites you need bookmark, save, and share. Enjoy!... Read more »

Unhealthy habits to avoid while trying to lose weight

<b>Avoid Eating on the Run: </b>It is almost always a bad idea. It leads to quick, unhealthy decisions. Eating quickly also allows you to eat more before your body registers that you are full. Image from: drivesteady.com
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Spend your August getting sexified with our Step It Up Challenge

Spend your August getting sexified with our Step It Up Challenge
For those who do not know, I have a Facebook group called Quinntessential Health. The group members work together to encourage each other to reach fitness and health goals. We provide a safe, non-judgmental place of support, advice, and even fun. In June and July, we have had daily fitness challenges that the group tries... Read more »
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Yeah, I'm skinny. Hate on, haterz

Yeah, I'm skinny. Hate on, haterz
“Notice the people who are happy for your happiness, and sad for your sadness. They’re the ones who deserve special places in your heart.” – Unknown I have always lived by the above quote. I have never understood people that live in a constant state of negativity whether that negativity is directed at themselves or... Read more »

Are fat people funnier?

Are fat people funnier?
My entire adult life I have always been the comedian. No matter what I said, people laughed. Let me tell you, I was fucking hysterical. Being the fat comedian in any group allowed me to get away with things other people could not. I could call other people fat, make fun of people, etc, and... Read more »

Meal Replacement Shakes: A load of crap or loads of help?

Meal Replacement Shakes: A load of crap or loads of help?
I am using this post to admit that I do not understand why people consume weight loss shakes when trying to lose weight! Whether one relies on Shakeology or another type of weight-loss shake, they are consuming upwards of 250 calories in a drink in one setting. I say upwards of 250 calories because while a... Read more »
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The secret to weight loss!

“No seriously, how did you really lose weight?” Believe it or not, I get asked that question a lot! So often is that question asked, even other people have started to take notice. My partner, friends, and even my boss have asked me why do people keep asking me that question. The answer to why... Read more »
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