Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Eat Healthy or Die!

I used to be a fat man. Then I took a nutrition class that scared me straight.  I occasionally fall off track but usually remain thin. One thing the weight-loss commercials don't tell you is that after you make the transformation, you're friends are still going to be the same.

Yes, they will remain the same dick heads they were when you were fat. As much shit as they gave you for being chunky, they will give you more shit when you try to stay healthy.

More Like Puta Del Rio

I still remember the first time I had friends over in my room when I lived at my uncle Tats' house. Nacho thought it was cool that I had a mini fridge in my room, until he actually opened it. It was full of nothing but cans of spinach one of which was open and had a fork stuck in it.

Those were not the kind of cans he was hoping for. I'm not even exaggerating, that actually happened. The crew nicknamed me Popeye, and J Lo has never stopped giving me shit. She's so mean ='(

However before I started giving a fuck about my health, my homie Mac and I used to roll out to Boca Del Rio in La Puente for some late night tacos. That's where I met my wife, Lupe. She was a pretty little taco girl who worked at Boca who had a beautiful smile and was full of life.

One of the first things she ever said to me was that I was muy guapo (very handsome), so I asked her to marry me on the spot. Soon she would be making me babies and tortillas.

OK we never officially tied the knot, but that's just a technicality. They say I fall in love too fast; but if chicks don't want me falling in love with them, they should stop having pretty faces!!

Anyways now that I ate healthy, I could no longer partake in the awesomeness that is eating street tacos. But I still wanted to go out with the homies, and plus I had to see my wife. Marriage comes with obligations too, you know.

So one night when Mac hit me up to go to Boca, to his surprise I agreed to go. Once there I broke the news to Lupe that I was into healthy eating and was no longer going to be gorging myself on Boca's generously sized tacos.

Why do you mock me oh wifey??

Mac was not please as he thought I was going to the taco stand with him to actually eat tacos. I don't get him sometimes.

What the fuck Brick? So what you're just gonna watch me eat?

I said I'm eating healthy, not that I've stop eating altogether.

I then reached into my pocket and pulled out a can of spinach. I saw a look of disbelief in Mac's face as I reached into my other pocket to pull out a can opener and fork.

Lupe started laughing big belly laughs. She said, "Oh my gosh, Brick!! That's so cute!!" I hate it when chicks say that everything is cute. So the next day I filed for divorce.

Never leave home without it.

Banana-O- Rama

One day my boys Pun and Craig hit me up to go to Baskin Robins for some ice cream. I was still on my health kick but didn't want to miss out on chilling so I said yes. Once we got there I stood silently for a minute or two while studying the menu.

What you gonna get Brick?

It doesn't look like they have anything healthy.

Just get a smoothy.

Oh right! Cause when they mix corn syrup with ice and fruit-flavored chemicals that makes it healthy. Dumbass.

Well hurry up man, Craig and I already ordered.

Meh you know what, I don't think I'm gonna get anything.

You mother fucker! You did not just come with us to the ice cream shop to not order anything. Get your ass over to the cash register!

Alright fine! It it's that important to you.

*I walked over to the cashier chick*

Can I get a banana?

OK, one banana split...

No, no. Not a banana split, just one banana.


I would like to buy one of your bananas please.

*The poor girl turned her confused face in the direction of her manager.*

Can we do that?

Yes, just charge him a dollar.

A dollar?? What's with the insane markup??

This ain't a grocery store.

Whatever! Next time I'm taking my dollar elsewhere!

I take my bananas straight to the vain. I'm hardcore like that.

So I sat down with my friends to see Pun looking at me with a rage the intensity of 1,000 burning suns.

What the fuck Brick!!??


You seriously just ordered a banana at an ice cream store?? That's not normal! The chick didn't even know how to do it!! We can't take you anywhere!

Why does everyone keep telling me that?

So is eating healthy worth all the shit I get from the homies?? Um, yeah I think so...



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  1. This a fun post Brick!
    Congrats on your success about eating healthily!
    I also have weight loss problems, I cant control my cravings for sweets! ^◡^

    P.S. Followed you on GFC#4 and Facebook# 212. Please visit our blog and hope you do the same.


    Thanks! ^◡^

  2. Hey Brick, that's an awesome effort on your part for staying strong and not giving into peer pressure. I'm sure your DW appreciates it too. You look great.

    How much weight did you end up losing. Are you at your goal weight now?

    1. Thank you. I used to be 230, now im at 200. i'm a stalky guy with a little bit of muscle so i figure i should be around 180. so yeah another 20lbs to go. oh and forgive my ignorance but what is a DW?

  3. That's awesome weight loss, hope I had the discipline and willingness to pursue a healthy lifestyle too.


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