Monthly Archives: October 2011

23 post(s) found

Lingering Weekend Thoughts

Date: October 31, 2011 at 8:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 35

Hello. Did you have a nice weekend? I did. It was wonderful taking Friday off from work and having a full three days to relax, eat and drink. That’s really all I did this weekend: eat and drink. I also, […]

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“But First I Have To Run”

Date: October 28, 2011 at 4:53 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I am blogging from a super-soft couch in Fire Island and I can physically feel my Crohn’s disease/potential colitis/faulty foot/mental craziness melting away. It’s a beautiful thing. My goal for this weekend is to stay as unplugged as possible. I’m […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On My Ever-Expanding Family

Date: October 27, 2011 at 8:39 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 60

Warning: I’m in a wicked good mood today. Yeah. Wicked — because I’m from New Hampshire. You cannot take that word away from me, no matter how far from that 603 area code I happen to live. Good thing it’s […]

Sure, You Can Call It A Comeback

Date: October 26, 2011 at 8:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

I never understood why professional athletes are always like, “Don’t call it a comeback.” Is it because they don’t want people thinking they went away? Well, whatever it is, I’m not on board with it, and I am declaring today […]

Ali On Blogging

Date: October 25, 2011 at 7:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 84

It took me a long time to work up the courage to start blogging. I forget how I even came across the whole “Healthy Living Blog” community, but once I found one or two blogs I liked, I was hooked. […]

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My Penchant For Overdoing It

Date: October 24, 2011 at 8:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

It has been one month since The Greatest Day Ever. One month ago I ran the Hamptons Marathon. It was, without a doubt, my favorite thing I have ever done and I think about it (and, as you know, post […]

A Letter To The Las Vegas Half Marathon

Date: October 22, 2011 at 4:27 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

Dear Race On The Strip, Hello. I just wanted to shoot you a quick note to let you know how much I’m looking forward to seeing you on December 4. It’s coming up quickly! In just six weeks I’ll be […]

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Peeves

Date: October 21, 2011 at 8:06 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 86

Peeve is a funny word. Also, I wonder if anyone in the world has a puppy actually named Peeve. Like, “Hey friends, good to see you, have you met my new pet, Peeve? He’s cute, right?” It must be Friday. […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: On Staying Positive

Date: October 20, 2011 at 8:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

Hello there. It kind of feels like this entire week has been Thankful Things Thursday-ish. Every day I’ve felt compelled to push aside the negative, annoying things — remember, the Crohn’s/colitis/dysentery plague I’m fighting off — and focus solely on […]

And So I Ran

Date: October 19, 2011 at 8:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

It’s going to be so fun when I wake up one morning and get to write all about how “the Steroids have fully kicked in and my mysterious Crohn’s/colitis/Anthrax/SARS/bubonic plague/cholera is all cured up and I’m back to sleeping great […]