Monthly Archives: April 2012

19 post(s) found

Why You Should Not Use Google

Date: April 30, 2012 at 10:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this yet, but I’ve been claiming “injury” for a while now, particularly after that magical 10-miler in Central Park 11 days ago. First, there was some hip pain. Then there was a little soreness […]

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Changing My Mindset

Date: April 27, 2012 at 8:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

I’m not a person who looks too much into the future. I have no idea where I want to live eventually, I don’t know how many kids I want and I have no idea what my “dream wedding” entails (but […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: For The People I Love

Date: April 26, 2012 at 9:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

Hello, and welcome to Sappyville, USA. I couldn’t decide if I wanted to name it Sappyville or Saptown. Either way, I’m feeling sappy this morning (sappy doesn’t sound like a word anymore!), which makes celebrating Thankful Things Thursday pretty easy […]

The Upsides To Being Injured

Date: April 25, 2012 at 9:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 69

Hi. Are you new here? Allow me to brief you: I am Ali. My daily intention is to write about running. I friggin’ love running. Currently, however, I seem to be slightly injured. I have this hip thing, and this […]

Can Vs. Should

Date: April 23, 2012 at 8:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

I want to race. I want to approach a start line feeling like, as Coach Cane used to put it, a caged animal. I want to gut it out over the course of 3, 13.1 or 26.2 miles. I want […]

15 Random (Useless) Facts This Friday

Date: April 20, 2012 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

I have some thoughts today that I’d like to share, but I can’t seem to find a way to make them all cohesively blend together into one big “cue the Full House end-of-episode music, it’s time to learn a lesson” […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: On Good Runs, Grippy Hangers & Gold Medals

Date: April 19, 2012 at 9:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 49

I am not thankful for steroid face. Dang it. I’m feeling slightly chipmunky these days. I thought I could get through this round of ‘roids without getting the inevitable “moon face,” but alas, photos taken yesterday reveal a slight, chipmunky […]

Can We All Please Stop...

Date: April 18, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 70

…littering. …posing with our hands on our hips in photos in an effort to make our arms look skinnier. Alright, so you’re the chick who has to stand on the end in the big line for the group photo. Bummer […]

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Change Of Address

Date: April 16, 2012 at 9:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 58

Oh you thought you were sick of my sunrise photos before? Well I have a new home, and now I wake up to this: I’m a little bit obsessed. Waking up is fun! So, I moved this weekend. I’m all […]

Ending The Week On A High Note With A List

Date: April 13, 2012 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

Today was my last day commuting from my apartment to my office — with a pit stop at the gym for a little spinning and butt exercising. More on that momentarily. For the past year and a month-ish, I have […]