Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Thankful Things Thursday: On Knowing I Will Get Better

Date: March 15, 2012 at 9:30 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 46

Despite the fact that my stomach is staging a mutiny against me and the entire left side of my body is deteriorating, I’d like to put a positive spin on today by declaring it Thankful Things Thursday! You know, because […]

Things In Life I Have No Desire To Do

Date: March 14, 2012 at 9:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 101

Good morning! It’s been a busy 12 hours in my life. Last night Brian and I looked at one apartment, fell in love and are now in the process of submitting an application. My fingers and toes are crossed in […]

I Did A Tempo Run Today

Date: March 13, 2012 at 9:29 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

I’m moving quite slowly this morning. Normally my commute to work takes about 35–40 minutes door-to-door, depending on how cooperative the downtown 4/5 trains decide to be. Usually they are “delayed momentarily because of train traffic ahead. Please be patient.” […]

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Uncharacteristic Things I Did This Weekend

Date: March 12, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

This weekend was wonderful in all the weirdest ways. Did I do all my usual things, like running and eventually showering and eating a lot? Yes, yes I did. But I also did many other things that are a bit […]

I Ran. Twice!

Date: March 9, 2012 at 9:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

For the past six days, I couldn’t eat. I barely slept. I didn’t even think about running. But yesterday? Oh sweet, beautiful yesterday. Yesterday I ate. I slept. And yes, I ran. Let’s talk about the running first, because that’s […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Rest & Recovery

Date: March 8, 2012 at 8:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

The road to recovery is proving to be a long one. I really thought I was going to sleep like a champion last night and wake up feeling fully rested and ready to rock this day. That wasn’t the case. […]

I Am Alive!

Date: March 7, 2012 at 9:50 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

Guess what I did today? I took a shower. I put on makeup. I blow-dried my hair. I went to work. In yoga pants, but still. I think it counts. I’m striving for a return to normalcy today, even though […]

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6 Things That Always Make Me Cry

Date: March 6, 2012 at 9:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 75

Lately I’ve been really excited about getting a new apartment with Brian this spring. I get all giddy and stuff when we check out potential “homes” (um, 400-square-foot rentals) online, and it’s fun that we’ll have a place together that’s […]

Ali On Bed Rest

Date: March 5, 2012 at 9:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

Oh hi! Hey, all you people who said this stomach bug was probably “only a 12-hour thing,” why don’t you come on over to my apartment so I can give you a swift kick to the face for all your […]

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Long Run DNF

Date: March 3, 2012 at 4:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

DNF = Did Not Finish. There’s a first time for everything, right? Let’s go back in time to recap this week a bit… Tuesday: Wake up brutally early to run seven miles before flying to L.A. for work. Embark on […]