2012 in a Nut Shell


Well, here we go again. I haven’t posted in almost 20 days. I would like to say I’ve kept on track, but in all reality, I haven’t. Because my cyst appeared again, I was put of basketball, gym, and I had to rely on eating healthy to shed some weight. Which I did, but Christmas was three days ago and from the 22nd until yesterday, I kind of ate and ate. It wasn’t a lot of eating, just not healthy eating. I mentioned in my last post about how I was doing the No Junk Food Challenge, which I completed, and the Xmas squat challenge, which I stopped doing after day 5, because of long days, stress from finals, and I’m just a slacker. But, I am proud of what I have accomplished.

This year

  • I completed the No Junk Food Challenge 5 times
  • I got over my knee
  • I made 21 days on the 30 Day Shred
  • I got a B+ on my micro final
  • I lost 20 pounds since June (yep I’m at 160)
  • I have been eating healthy
  • I am enjoying exercise
  • I have created a blog
  • I have accumulated over 150 followers on this blog
  • I have written 81 posts
  • I have begun to like my body

I could go on, but I’ve realized that getting off track is easy, but getting back on track, while difficult, is a great decision. So, by this time next year, I hope to be on track, healthy, happy, and at my goal weight of 140 lbs or less. Let’s do it,

let’s take a look on these past 20 days

Well, I got back to playing basketball last Saturday, I played on Wednesday, we won. We lost on Thursday. Damn, We have another game today, wish us luck. 🙂 I got all A’s in school minus micro with a B+, that’s okay. I have started seeing definition in my arms, I don’t know what from, but I like it. I got an ultra sound from my stomach last week and it seemed all good, so I went to the OBGYN and he put me on a birth control pill to “relax the ovaries.” That is all, ovary relaxing, nothing else. I got stuff for Christmas! Whoa, I know. I got a new camera. a camera case, I desk calendar, some Micro and Macro economics books, a sweater, a sweatshirt, money, pajamas, etc. It was a good Christmas, and on Sunday, I go to another Christmas party and I think tomorrow some of my friends and I are getting together and exchanging gifts then, so more to come. December, other than that, has been pretty boring, but that’s okay. My friend and I plan on going to the YMCA next week because we don’t have a lot of practices. So, that’ll be fun. That’s really all I have to say, So I talk to you all tonight or tomorrow. 🙂


Happy Shredding

Alicia 🙂





November 27th

6 post in three days, be proud of me, be proud. 🙂

Well, anyway, let’s begin, shall we?

Well, woke up, ate some toast and nutella and went to school. School was the same as yesterday but not as eventful. i ended up choosing Religion vs. State, media, and Society.

After my morning classes and my 49.5/55 on my math test, it was lunch time. I had an apple, applesauce, yogurt, and a granola bar.

In chemistry, we learned about sexting and cyber-bullying. It was weird. I learned that computer ganstas are real things and that sextortion is a word.  Fun

After school, I went to a meeting about the Salvation army belll ringing that the club I am in does every year. Yep, fun.

And then i went to my game. We won 48-32. 16 turnovers later…. it was bad.

Oh, and i dressed up today. I wore a sweater and skirt and tights and everyone said I looked cute. It was great. The whole team dressed up. Fun.

anyway, then I came home and had pizza for dinner. 🙂

I  had a total of 1452 calories

Pretty Good day

Happy Shredding




November 26th

Wow, I am proud. I have made like 4 posts in two days. it’s great. So, well, where do I begin? Well,let’s go on an adventure to 6 o’clock this morning…

So, I woke up at 6, I knew it would be a pretty good day, my hair looked good, I was happy, and for being a Monday, it didn’t seem like it would suck.

I had toast with nutella for breakfast, I haven’t had toast in a while so I decided to make my toaster work.  I then went to school.

In english, we were assigned a project which you can read/help me with here and yeah.

In spanish we have to memorize this poem for our final in three weeks. flkxbsKn… finals, three weeks, dreading them..

Anyway this is the poem…
La araña
Por Enrique Anderson Imbert
Sentía algo en mi mano, miré y era una araña.
Fui a decirle:

-¿qué haces aquí?
Pero la araña se me adelantó y me dijo:

-¿qué haces aquí?
Entonces fui a decirle: “No quisiera molestarte, pero este es mi mundo, y debes irte”

Otra vez la araña se me adelantó y dijo:
-No quisiera molestarte, pero este es mi mundo y debes irte.

Comprendí que así era imposible dialogar. Le dejé la mano y me fui.


That’s the poem… it’s in spanish obviously, hence spanish class, and I have three weeks to memorize it. Joy.

anyway, after Spanish, in yearbook, the editors and I were told that on Thursday, we would be staying at school until 9 at night! to finishing editing all the spreads…. Joy… Joy…. shoot me now…

In geometry, nothing really happened. the boy I like, well, he told me that for english he is doing women’s rights because “It;s disgusting how it’s 2012 and women don’t have the same rights as men.” I wanted to hug him, this is so true.

After that glorious moment, I went to lunch. For lunch I had an apple, applesauce, a granola bar, and some yogurt…. slDFbhjlkfsb OH! Also, why today was a good day was because my friend made me scones. I was in heaven. I told her about my stomach issues last week and she said that she would make me scones and she did. it was fantastic. 🙂 So I had 2

Gym was okay.We worked out and I had to do a 5 minute jog and it wasn’t too bad, so I was up for basketball.

During micro, we were told that another ‘Super Review’ would be held next Tuesday from 7-9. Woot. I’m pumped, ont really.

And finally, to end my day on a low note, a C+ on my Chem test. It was okay. I was disappointed but whatever. And now we are learning about ions and we have a quiz on Thursday with like a bazillion of them…. Flash cards here I come…

After school, I suited up, taped my knee, and was ready to go. About five minutes into practice, my stomach was killing me, so I didn’t participate in practice anymore… I went all out though for those 5 minutes… It was great. yeah, so no playing in the game tomorrow. MOM!! Make me a doctor’s appointment. God..

Anyway, so after I came home and had dinner. We had mashed potatoes and chicken. Woot.

And now, here I am doing ‘homework’ and blogging. What a good day.

I had a total of 1482 calories.


Happy Shredding

Alicia 🙂

Thanksgiving, My stomach, Blah, Blah, Blah ctd.

In my last post I talked about two weeks ago and I wanted to talk about this past week, but it got too long and such, yeah. So, this past week sucked. Like really bad. I was couch-ridden for the gist of it, and wasn’t allowed to stand unless I was going to the bathroom or moving from couch to bed or vice versa. Anyway, this all started Sunday night. A small pain in my abdomen. It was worse than in July. I completely had to stop moving for it to go away. It had been two weeks since my last menstrual cycle, just as before. I said I was fine and went to bed.

Th next morning, Monday November 19th, I woke up, cheerful as always on a Monday, haha just kidding,  and went on with my day. For breakfast I had some pineapple and one pop tart. At school, my stomach was fine through the first half of my day and even through lunch. For lunch I had some chips, a pear, an apple, a granola bar, and some applesauce. it didn’t hurt the rest of the day either. I went to practice, as I would normally have. and when I got home, I was dandy, just dandy. It was only until after dinner (which consisted of homemade cheese pizza) that my stomach began to hurt. I was doing homework when I went to get some water, and i felt a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen. It hurt, like hell. So, I took some aspirin, finished my homework, and went to bed.

I had a total of 1453 calories


Tuesday, November 20th

So, once again I woke up and it was just a normal day for me.I had some chocolate and banana bread, hmmm the same food that caused my stomach to hurt last time, suspicious… and was off to school. Once again, my stomach was fine through lunch. My lunch was an apple, a pea, a granola bar, some applesauce, and some chips. And even into gym. After gm, on the other hand, was when it bothered me more than it was already. yes, I was in pain all day, but it was bearable. After gym, it was troubling to walk, we may have just done sit-ups for 5 straight minutes bu that’s okay… Anyway, I was in pain for the rest of school, and it hurt so much, I called my mom so she could talk to my coach, and I didn’t practice, so I sat on my couch like a,lump for the rest of the day. It was terrible. For dinner I had leftover pizza and a pear.

I had a total of 1400 calories


November 21st,

Well, what can I say. This day was anything but exciting. I was forbidden to leave my couch other than to go to the bathroom. I had a basketball game, but didn’t go because, well what I said prior. I didn’t leave the couch for more  than five minutes at a time.

Breakfast: pear, four hard-boiled eggs

Lunch: yogurt, banana chocolate bread

Snack: Gold Peak Iced tea

Dinner: chicken taco thing minus the taco part, so chicken, cheese, and sour cream.

Total Calories: 1239


November 22nd

Happy Thanksgiving!

To be honest I am pretty proud with the food I ate, well there wasn’t surprisingly much. 🙂

Anyway, every Thanksgiving i go to my aunt’s house with my mom, dad, and sister, and we spend the day there. She lives about an hour away so we like to leave at 10:30 or 11:00 and get there by noon.

So, when I woke up, I had a donut and come more of that banana chocolate bread. that was the last of the bread and good riddance, I’m sick of writing it. :). Anyway, my stomach wasn’t in terrible condition, so I was allowed to go.  So, I got ready and endured that long, well not really, long drive to my aunt’s house.

When we arrived, the majority of the people who were coming, were there. And there weren’t as many as usual. Everyone was sick. Probably seven people stayed home because they were sick. It was rather depressing, but it was fine. While waiting for linner to begin, I had some chex mix.

And finally, linner was served. Lunch and dinner if you didn’t catch the drift. for linner I had some turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, and a roll. Not as much as what as I would usually have, but that’ probably best.

After a while, dessert was served. i had a brownie and a small piece of pumpkin pie. Once again, not as much as normal, but still, better. :)And after that, I made my way into the living room for some football and a few M&M’s before  I left.
All in all, I am very proud of what I ate on Thanksgiving, and look forward to what I will eat on Christmas.

I had a total of  1543 calories. Not bad for a holiday. 🙂


Friday, November 23rd

woot, only three days left.

well, once again I was a lump and sat on the couch. But, my team had a basketball game, obviously, don’t really know why I said basketball ,but whatever, so I went. Everyone was happy I was there, and that I wasn’t dead. Everyone had questions and when I was coming back and other fun stuff. It’s great to know they cared. Anyway,  my dad an I talked to my coach and he was behind whatever decisions we made and when I would come back. Anyway, we won and it was great.

That’s about all I did.

Breakfast: yogurt, apple, oatmeal

Lunch: applesauce, grapes popcorn

Dinner: turkey sandwich, potatoes, pumpkin pie

Snack: brownie

Total Calories: 1050


Saturday the 24th:

Well, pskldgji®∑gnkghjfdk kdjvksjokvjskoegj before I forget, yesterday was amazing!!!! Okay, so the guy I like right…. yeah, the one who was like “Great game Alicia.” well he was at the game yesterday and he said hey and waved. It was fantastic. I smiled and eve back, like in Madagascar. it was splendid. Anyway, yeah, Saturday. 🙂

Well, I woke up and had a donut. A i cleaned my room, watched a movie, and then went to my next basketball game, We had a Thanksgiving tournament. We ended up losing by 8 but it wa okay. The team was probably the hardest we will ever play, and we have beat everyone else we have versed. Anyway, so the boy was at the game again. He said, “Hey Alicia” when I left, it was great. absolutely great. He’s so nice, and cute and funny. zdsklghjkdasghsdjh and my dad approves. My dad being the comic he is was cracking jokes about the other team and he laughed at them. It was great. Anyway, after that I went to my sister’s basketball game and after that I had a turkey sandwich.

Later, my mom made waffles for dinner. And mexican hot chocolate to drink. It was overall a really great day. :0

I had a total of 1342 calories. :0


And finally, Sunday.

it was a pretty chill day. I stayed in my room and just listened to music, did homework, looked at my turtles.

Breakfast: oatmeal

Lunch: a brownie, and a yogurt

Dinner: .5 cheeseburger, mashed potatoes, chips and salsa

Snack: applesauce and a granola bar

Total Calories: 1456


That was my week. I hope to be posting tomorrow or maybe Tuesday.


Happy Shredding