Monthly Archives: December 2011

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The Lessons I Learned In 2011

Date: December 30, 2011 at 5:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

It’s safe to say I learned more in the past 12 months than I did during any year in middle school, high school or college. Sorry, Mom and Dad. Sure, in high school I learned about parabolas and I read […]

My 2011 Resolutions: Mostly Successful!

Date: December 29, 2011 at 1:27 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

I love New Year’s Resolutions. Like seriously adore them. I get to make a bunch of goals in list form — what in the world is better than that? And then I have an entire year to accomplish them. It’s […]

Christmas 2011: Things I Did & Things I Did Not Do

Date: December 26, 2011 at 2:23 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

I survived Christmas 2011. Did you? It’s been a crazy couple of days, but I’ll do my best to sum up this bit of the holiday season. It all started on December 23 — Christmas Eve Eve with Brian. I […]

A Little Soul To Start My Day

Date: December 23, 2011 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

Last night I wanted to do something involving sweat. But my legs felt like they had been filled with lead and beaten with several sticks, and I was sugar crashing hard. So instead of spinning or yoga-ing or something along […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: Happy Holidays!

Date: December 22, 2011 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

It seemed like practically everyone on the subway this morning had big bags filled with wrapped gifts and massive suitcases in tow. When I say “in tow” I mean “thanks for running over my big toe with your giant bag, […]

It’s OK To Indulge During The Holidays

Date: December 21, 2011 at 9:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 101

Last night after work I attempted to get some quality Christmas shopping taken care of. I headed to the Columbus Circle Holiday Markets, which is one of my favorite city spots this time of year. (Hint to city shoppers: The […]

Q & A

Date: December 20, 2011 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

You know what phrase kind of skeeves me out? “Burning questions.” I don’t know why. I just think it’s a little gross. I have a friend who shudders whenever she hears the phrase “reared its ugly head.” Brianne, I hope […]

My Friends Make Me Feel Festive

Date: December 19, 2011 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

You know what’s important in life? Chocolate. Good drinks. Laughing. Also, and maybe most importantly, great friends. Even better? Great friends with chocolate who make you laugh while drinking good cocktails. And that pretty much sums up my Sunday. Yesterday […]

Ted Corbitt 15K Recap

Date: December 17, 2011 at 6:53 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Lately, my relationship with racing has been a little complicated. We’ve had some great times, but we’ve also been through some rough patches. You see, racing and me, we want to love each other, but sometimes one of us wants […]

My Brain Is The Problem

Date: December 16, 2011 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

Remember when I ran the Las Vegas Half Marathon — and, uh, a handful of other races that didn’t go as planned this year — and I talked about how I had a really hard time during those last, oh, […]