Monthly Archives: November 2011

22 post(s) found

My Las Vegas Half Marathon Playlist

Date: November 30, 2011 at 9:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

The scene: Ali’s apartment. 5 am Wednesday morning. The window is open, letting a brisk breeze into the bedroom. (I say “bedroom” as if there’s more than one room in my apartment, but let’s get real here, it’s a studio, […]

The Reason I’m Running The Las Vegas Half

Date: November 29, 2011 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 54

I leave for Las Vegas in four days. I’ve been excited about this trip for a long time. Not only will I be running the Las Vegas Half Marathon on Sunday evening (attempting to PR — have I mentioned that?), […]

I’m Ready To Taper

Date: November 28, 2011 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

Hello! It’s been a while. You know what was awesome about the Thanksgiving break? Spending time with my family and not feeling the need to document every minute of my trip. I love blogging, but this weekend I also really […]

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

Date: November 24, 2011 at 11:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

It’s Thankful Things Thursday and it also happens to be Thanksgiving. Look at that! I feel luckier than ever lately so excuse me while I gush, gobble and fawn over all the things I’m truly thankful for today. I’m thankful […]

I’m Excited About Not Feeling Sick Anymore

Date: November 22, 2011 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

I’m all hopped up on running this week! This morning I set out for six miles and they were glorious. It was raining. It was dark. It was bathroom-stop-free. That’s my fourth great run in a row! I know this […]

Three In A Row

Date: November 21, 2011 at 9:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 78

This morning I ran five perfect miles. The miles weren’t particularly speedy. It was a recovery run of sorts, and I averaged a 9:20 pace. The weather was nothing special, either. It wasn’t raining, but it wasn’t sunny, and the […]

Race to Deliver Recap

Date: November 20, 2011 at 8:04 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

On Friday I declared that my goal for today’s 4-mile race was to run sub-8:15 miles the entire time. So I did that. And then I PR’d. I didn’t really have many expectations for the Race to Deliver, which was […]

My Upcoming Race Goals

Date: November 18, 2011 at 9:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 74

All I want to do in life is talk about running and make lists and goals. Yesterday on my way to get Remicade, I snagged a seat on the crosstown bus and started typing out my 2012 Resolutions. I’m pretty […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Getting Better, Dang It

Date: November 17, 2011 at 10:16 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

Greetings from my cozy reclining chair at Roosevelt Hospital. It’s Remicade Day! Finally! I am so, so happy to be in this chair getting pumped full of drugs. I’m ready to feel better. I’m ready to get back to normal […]

Give Me Your Mantras

Date: November 16, 2011 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 88

I was a brat yesterday. I can admit that. I’m not proud of my pissy little blog post. I’m over it today. Yay! Thanks for talking some sense into me, friends. I really do appreciate it. I was all bent […]