Thursday, April 24, 2008

For all you non-believers...


A couple of months ago, I wrote a post titled “Yes, they’re real”…in regards to my abs. And in my explanation explaining to the masses how I came to have such a sculpted mid-section, I said that it was in large part due to genetics. The following is an excerpt…

*Have good genetics: Unfortunately this one is something you won't really be able to improve on your own. I had a six pack when I was 9 years old. Literally. I don't know why and I don't know how...but some of you out there wouldn't need digital enhancement to the top of your bathing suit so call it EVEN!

And in true little sister fashion, my sister posted the following comment…

brit_brat said...
Bri you just wanted an excuse to post that Bud picture again didn't you? Conceited ass....
But seriously people, as her sister I can vouch that those abs are real. If I knew how to post pictures on this thing I would show one where I'm like 5 and Brianna is 8 and we're by a pool in some cheap ghetto apartments, and homegirl is rockin this pink and leopard print, cave girl looking two piece bathing suit and has an 8 pack! I kid you not. 

In case anyone was wondering if I inherited those same abs? The answer is no, no I did not. And I am very upset about it. Brianna just happens to be truly blessed in the stomach area. I, on the other hand have a nice butt so I guess life isn't that cruel after all.


So in digging up the adorable baby pictures of myself for my birthday post, we came across the leopard print two-piece. It’s pulled up a little high so you can’t quite make out the whole 8-pack, but you can still see the definition. I don’t know why, and I don’t know how, but there I am at 9 years old, rocking the exact same body I have today, almost 20-years later. Yes, I said exact. Notice how the curves that are supposed to evolve with age, never did. Oh well.

26 comments:

Jasmine said...

so strange: i developed curves and NO ABS! where is the justice?!?

brit_brat said...

It was all that Macaroni and Cheese, Hamburger Helper and peas we ate as kids.
I love the homeless looking boy in the backround. Good to see we weren't picky with who we hung out with!

Anonymous said...

I find it so strange that you're so consumed with yourself in such an overwhelming way. Maybe you do have such a large sect demanding that you authenticate your torso- but it seems bizarre how eager you seem to post semi-nude, semi-professional pictures of yourself on the internet. To be sure, your airbrushed Budweiser ad is something you should be proud of. Having said that though, have you sent pictures to Playboy yet? I think that such a spread would be satisfying to someone so hungry for attention to her physique. Maybe a little humility would serve to further your career, both as an athlete and a "model"

the gamelord said...

Your abs at age nine put Jack Lalanne to shame. I too had a genetically cut-up midsection as a child, but nothing compared to yours! Even then, yours were symmetrical and lean. Did you do alot of V-ups or were those gladiator abs just a byproduct of lots of hanging and swinging from the monkey bars on the playground? :-)
Dayum, you even had a little deltoid definition! I guess you were just born to be an athlete.

@brit_brat. That Hamburger Helper and peas comment caused a traumatic flashback. LOL I had to eat that nasty grub as a child too (at least three times a week) and til this day a brotha can still remember that GOD awful taste. Now let me go gargle, because I now believe tastebuds have memory recall. :-)
Single mothers can get quite "culinarily creative" on a limited budget. Bless their hearts....or maybe not. LOL

Eb the Celeb said...

hahhahah... let me find out you came out the womb with killer abs...lol

Brianna said...

@ brit...LOL. don't remind me of that bowl of peas!

@ anonymous...how fitting that you leave a post anonymously. you find it strange that i post pictures of MYSELF on MY blog? huh? i kind of find it strange that you care. i'm sure it's obvious to the masses that this is also a post made in jest, but you've missed that point. strange. i am also quite sure that since you find my posts as well as all of my attention seeking photos to be so disturbing you can do yourself a favor and NOT LOOK. yes, this still happens to be a country where we have freedom of choice. i am able to post what i want (seeing as how it's my blog and all) and you have the freedom to stay away and not be bothered with it at all. i kinda think we would both be a lot happier if you chose that route.

@ gamelord...seems you are well versed in eating on a budget. :)

anonymousnupe said...

Nice, but not fair. Now...when do we get to see your sister's "nice butt," per her?! Hopefully she's as "consumed" with herself (Dang, anon just went there! He/she was probably kidding, though.) as you are. Told you you're vain! LOL!)

WAYNE HOBLEY said...

FREAK OF NATURE!!!LOL I LOVE IT

LW said...

I visit your blog EVERYDAY...and the reason that I check it is to read about YOU and what YOU are up to. My favorites posts to read are the ones that include pictures of YOU. I don't read your blog for any other reason other than YOU. I hope that YOU continue to talk about YOURSELF daily and post as many pictures as humanly possible of YOU. That's why I love YOUR blog. On that note, I'd love to see the pictures you did at Ventana a few months ago. Please post more and more and more about YOU! ox

David Oliver said...

Another case of "e-thuggin" again. Hopefully I won't get an email this time! LOL. Bri, if you only got 10 haters right now, you got to find a way to get 30 by the Trials. Thanks for the bday wishes too.

Christy said...

First off, what's what w/the jerk leaving comments?!? Are you able to delete - cuz you should, if you can. If not, hey anonymous - GO AWAY! These pictures are far from "Playboy"-type pictures. Stop being a hater.

Okay - now for my real comment...this pic is too cute. And I'm glad Brit said something about the "strange boy" cuz I was freaking out thinking he looked an awful lot like our brother, but couldn't figure out why he was so big. LOL

Nikkie T said...

1. That picture is too cute!

2. Brit, your ARMS are looking pretty defined! Am I the only one who noticed that?

3. I'm so glad you told Anon where he/she could go... to another blog.
btw Anon, whenever I hang out w/ Bri I look forward to reading her blog the next day JUST to see if there's a picture up of ME... talk about hungry for attention! But I guess birds of a feather... :)
4. LOL at "e-thuggin". Thanks David for adding a new phrase to my comedic vocab.

Jewells said...

OMG! I don't think I have ever seen abs on a kid. I laughed when I first saw it. That's crazy. Definitely some good genes there. You do look exactly the same

Anonymous...don't you just love it. I had one come to my blog and call me a racist. Never get enough of the foolishness.

Old Teammate said...

"Notice how the curves that are supposed to evolve with age, never did"

You know you can get surgery for that....lol just playin'

...maybe if you do a grip of push ups...lol sorry, bout the jokes, I get them in when I can....

Old Teammate said...

push ups referring to getting bigger arms... of course

T.R.E.N.T. said...

wow, having really good genes does pay off... and all i can say to anonymous is HA. and bri, keep up the good work

Anonymous said...

This all made me think of a line from a Jeff Buckley song (though Leonard Cohen wrote it), "And from your lips she drew a Hallelujah"...

Daniel

Malibu said...

That is hilarious...and very impressive!! =) BTW - Let your haters be your motivators and brush your shoulders off chica!! =)

brit_brat said...

How dare you post pictures of yourself in you blog Brianna! It must be really hard to read about your everyday life and accomplishments, while knowing what you look like!

I'm with 'snupe' though, I think there should be a blog dedicated to my rear end. I'll send you some pictures and you can choose the best one. But don't try and photoshop your head on to my body. I know it will be tempting....

Brianna said...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA....yea, go ahead and send me a recent one.

t.v. said...

Hey brit, this is the perfect excuse the start writing your own blog.
What better way to attract readers than with a picture of your rear end. LOL.
Wondering what the "moral disapprovers" would write then. :)

This is sooo funny.

t.v. said...

Oops the=to. lol

ktizzle said...

man this whole blog just brings up all kinda segments from stand up comedies.

Martin Lawrence: "member when you was lil' and you had them tight reeed shorts and you would dip yo head in the wada. you had that waaaaada rippin' allllll oooooova yoooo boooooode" ... "what'd you just say?!" ... "you had waaaaada drippin' aaaalllll ooooooooova yoooooo booooooode".

and David Oliver beat me to the punch with the Katt Williams stand up bout them Haters. by the time you're in China you gotta find a way to have 100!

@ Bri: making me wanna go to my mama's house and rummage through my baby pictures.

@ Brit & Bri: yall was lucky if yall wasn't on the Gob-ment cheese and canned meat. i think we had hamburger helper in every flavor, every night.

anybody craving a syrup samich right now?!

LOL @ "homeless looking boy in the backround" i didn't know yall grew up with Macaulay Culkin.

brit_brat said...

hahahahaha@kt

Cristy, Brandon still isn't that tall!

Brianna, recent picture? I think not.

Christy said...

OMG Brit - that was HILARIOUS! hehehehe. I'm seriously laughing out lout...although I shouldn't be. I'm hella short, too. Obviously we get that from my dad's side. : ( My poor kids will be doomed in the height department as my soon-to-be hubby is on the short side as well. darn it.

Marcus LANGFORD said...

Don't you just love genetics :-] I too share a naturally hard and sculpted mid-section. Even when I am not training, my abs are always there to be seen. I dig the fact that I am blessed with great muscular genetics [thanks for my dad's side of the family] which has enabled me to be a half-way decent competitive bodybuilder. Yay for great genes!!!

Marcus LANGFORD of MLDTees.com