By John Wade, president
Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce

Join Us at Mirror for Social Networking

After a fall filled with elections, lots of community related events, Thanksgiving, etc., I am sure we'll all enjoy something low-key for our November meeting.  It's been a while but we are returning to one of our favorite spots for such an occasion.

Join us, Tuesday, November 28, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.  Bring a friend and enjoy some social networking.  Then grab a table, stay for dinner and catch up with a member or two.  Appetizers and cash bar will be available.

Mirror Restaurant, 2317 S 12th Avenue, Nashville  37204

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This article has been republished from Out & About Nashville, and was part of a series of first-person pieces written by the late Bobbi Williams.

When I was 14 years old, I surreptitiously made my way through the stacks in the local library until I came to the Psychology section. One after one, I took down the books whose titles I thought would provide an answer, went to the table of contents and, if there were any, I flipped to the pictures.

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James Mai

Many of us have made resolutions and pledged ourselves to transforming some aspect, or aspects, of our lives. For some, these resolutions will involve career, budget, home ownership, etc., but for a LOT of us, they will involve various health, exercise and fitness goals.

Often, these resolutions are vague, like “lose weight” or “exercise more”, and way too often they begin with a gym contract and end with Netflix and a bag of takeout. Getting specific can help in holding yourself accountable for these commitments, though. So we thought it might be interesting to talk with a local gay trainer, James Mai, about his fitness journey, his work as a trainer and how he keeps himself motivated, and get some of his suggestions for carrying through on this year’s fitness resolutions!

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