Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Thankful Things Thursday: Embracing The Rain & A Giveaway Winner

Date: September 8, 2011 at 8:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

It’s another rainy day in NYC, but I predict the sun will come out this afternoon. I’m obviously a skilled meteorologist, so you should go ahead and trust my conviction. In addition to gloomy weather, today also brings along another […]

Bloggers Are Better In Real Life

Date: September 7, 2011 at 8:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Fact: Being real-life friends with fellow bloggers makes my world better. Why’s that, you ask? Well, many of my blogger friends are food bloggers. That means they like to cook and sometimes it means they like to cook for me. […]

Taper To-Do List

Date: September 6, 2011 at 7:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

You know what’s awesome? Four day work weeks. You know what’s not awesome? I had my first marathon nightmare last night. I didn’t have a place to stay the night before the race, and then when I finally got a […]

Driving The Hamptons Marathon Course

Date: September 5, 2011 at 8:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Well hello. I’m currently blogging from a hotel bed, where I just ate multiple delicious chocolate muffins for breakfast. Breakfast in bed? Isn’t that what I’m supposed to do on Labor Day? YES. After banging out a little 20-miler Saturday […]

The Day I Ate 20 Miles For Breakfast

Date: September 3, 2011 at 11:55 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 49

Today was the run I’ve been wanting. It was the run I needed. It was the run that convinced me I’m going to kick the crap out of the Hamptons Marathon on September 24. My confidence has officially been boosted. […]

My Semi-Ridiculous, Uncontrollable Pre-Marathon Emotions

Date: September 2, 2011 at 8:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

Since late April, I’ve been training for the Hamptons Marathon. For a long time, that marathon seemed so far away. I focused my energy each week on my weekday runs and my weekend long run. I never really thought much […]

Thankful Things Thursday: This Better Cheer Me Up

Date: September 1, 2011 at 8:29 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

During this morning’s semi-rough run (8 miles, two bathroom stops), I kept thinking about the fact that is not only the first day of September, it’s also Thankful Things Thursday. I cursed myself for creating this little “holiday” and was […]