Monthly Archives: November 2012

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'Tis The Season To Be Giving (So How About An "I Heart Sweat" Shirt Giveaway?)

Date: November 30, 2012 at 8:48 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 383

I’m not going to dance around today and put on a show with my words and my ramblings. The holiday season makes me want to bestow unto people mass quantities of stuff. I’ve always said it’s more fun to give […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: Cold & Cheery

Date: November 29, 2012 at 9:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

I somehow made it out of bed to run this morning. I am still cold. How did I do this for the last two winters? I remember running just about every morning last winter — always in shorts and the […]

On Not Being Trendy

Date: November 28, 2012 at 9:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 101

Forget skinny jeans, boots and puggle puppies — do you know what’s trendy right now? Being on a diet. Exercising a lot. Feeling “gross” amidst the holidays. And “cleansing,” “hitting the reset button” or “getting back on track.” Now if […]

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With One Month To Go

Date: November 26, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 50

Hi gobblers! I hope you had a nice, stress-free, full-bellied Thanksgiving. On the long weekend front, there’s not much for me to report. Instead of cramming eleventy billion “must do now” tasks into the three days I was in New […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Thanksgiving Edition

Date: November 22, 2012 at 8:10 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 18

I’m currently sitting at my mom and dad’s house in New Hampshire, hanging out with all my favorite people and being entertained by my BFF Ty. As I sit here in my baggiest sweatpants, surrounded by great people and a […]

The Land Of The Laid Back

Date: November 20, 2012 at 8:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 42

For one full week, I was the most relaxed I’ve been in as long as I can remember. For seven entire days, I abstained from the internet. No email. No Facebook. No Twitter. Definitely no blog reading. In fact, for […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Feel Good Friday Edition

Date: November 9, 2012 at 8:43 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

A day late. My bad. Can we still get grateful though? Because I’m feeling it now more than ever. Ever, I tell you! And a Thankful Things Thursday by any other name — Feel Good Friday, perhaps? — is just […]

From 4:13 To 3:51: My Manchester City Marathon Recap

Date: November 6, 2012 at 8:42 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 165

I spent 11 months in 2011 working to gain automatic entry to the New York City Marathon. I ran the requisite nine races — seriously burning out in the process — and volunteered at that year’s NYCM Expo. Finally, after […]

When Nothing Goes According To Plan

Date: November 5, 2012 at 8:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 126

One major lesson I’ve learned this year is that no matter how hard you try — no matter how many pretty little To-Do lists you make — life doesn’t always follow your plan. In fact, more often than not, live […]

Thankful Things Thursday: For Safety, Pride & Resilience

Date: November 1, 2012 at 9:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 70

Well today’s edition of Thankful Things Thursday should be pretty easy, huh? After all that’s happened this week, I’m feeling extraordinarily grateful, so please allow me to let it all out. I’m thankful for the safety of my friends and […]