Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Regionals and my Birthday!

                 I know I keep making excuses to why I haven't been blogging for a while, but I really have been super busy! Just on Saturday I was competing in qualifying regionals in Ann Arbor Michigan at the Ice Cube arena.  I love this arena because first, I competed there earlier in the year (so I was used to the rink and not as scared) and second I just love the name The Ice Cube!  It's so cute!! :)
Anyway, it was a great  experience that many people don't get to do, so I thought I might as well take this opportunity.  I skated really well while I was in my program.  I landed all of my jumps cleanly and I went in to them a lot faster than I did in my previous competitions.  I just wanted to go for all of the jumps no matter what happened.
Me and my mom (my coach) posing for a pic! :)

So I ended up taking 12th out of 18th, which isn't bad especially considering that I was doing the less complicated jumps than everyone else.  But I improved my previous score by three points!!  So I was happy because when you're competing, the only one you're really  competing against is yourself.  So I'm very happy with my placement!


Pink Cake  animation birthday Clipart - Gifs Animation * dinamobomb

Anyway yesterday was my 14th birthday and I had an awesome time!  My grandparents were over (they actually were watching me compete at regionals too!) we went out to dinner at a Chinese restaurant, my mom made an amazing coconut, pineapple cheesecake, and I got some really awesome gifts!  I got some awesome cookbooks, I got the movie The Avengers, (I LOVE THAT MOVIE!!) I got some clothes + cute pink legwarmers for skating, and an amazon gift card!  This week was so much fun!! :D



Thanks for reading! :)

-Alyssa :)

22 comments:

  1. You had a great skate! and I'm glad you had such a wonderful birthday! :)

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  2. Congratulations on skating well. I can't even stay upright in ice skates, so I'm amazed by anyone who can do what you do.

    Happy birthday! Sounds like you had some awesome food! 14 is a fun age. My birthday is tomorrow, but I'll be 27. Here's hoping we both have another awesome year!

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    1. Heheh thanks! :)

      Happy early birthday LOL! :D

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  3. Belated birthday wishes. So glad you had a great time. Well done for competing and continually improving.

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  4. Super excellent!!! Way to go!)) So awesome that you skated clean!!!

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  5. Glad you had an awesome birthday. I'm hopeless on ice skates so think you are very clever :)

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    1. Thanks! Yeah I had an awesome birthday! :) Hahah LOL :D

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  6. Good job on the skating and Happy Birthday (again)!! Now go bake something that shows how happy you are... :) GM

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  7. A very Happy Birthday!! Sounds like you had a great time! :)

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    1. Thank you! :) Yes, I had an awesome time!! :D

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  8. THE AVENGERS. <3 <3 <3 <3

    That's all there is to it. BEST MOVIE EVER.

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  9. It sounds like you have been having a very busy schedule for the last couple of months. For the entire month of September and until now in October, our schedule has been packed full as well – travelling to and from all over the place. Just like how you felt, it’s been exhausting but fun. I’m finally caught up reading all of your blogs. As always, I love reading what you write. I love you to infinity!! Grandma

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