Yearly Archives: 2013

64 post(s) found

It's Christmas Time In Contoocook

Date: December 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

It’s been a while! The excuse-truth for being anti-blogging: I’m Crohnsing pretty hard. I know I know I know I know. It’s the never-ending shitstorm, and that’s not even supposed to be a pun. Though the puns are practically unavoidable […]

OK

Date: December 3, 2013 at 9:04 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

I feel so much better. Sometimes people say things like “Writing is therapeutic.” And while what I do here is surely no substitute for seeing a licensed professional who can hear me out and tell me what’s up, writing that […]

Claustrophobia

Date: November 25, 2013 at 11:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 169

For the past few weeks — months, maybe? — I’ve had this feeling I just can’t shake. It’s new to me and it’s weird, and I’m hoping writing it out might help. Let’s see where this ends up… I feel […]

The Greatest Day: My New York City Marathon Recap

Date: November 5, 2013 at 7:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 162

I spent the week leading up to the New York City Marathon thinking about many of my “worst case scenarios” for race day. Ignore the fact that I hadn’t totally “properly trained” by most peoples’ standards — I did enough […]

This One's Mine

Date: November 2, 2013 at 10:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

In the days leading up to last year’s New York City Marathon [that wasn't], I spent a lot of time thinking about each mile of the race. While I don’t know every step of the 26.2 mile route by heart, […]

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What I Know

Date: October 29, 2013 at 8:26 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 57

With the New York City Marathon just a few days away, my life seems filled with unknowns. I don’t know what I’m wearing yet. The top I bought months ago is surely too small. I don’t know if I want […]

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The Plan

Date: October 24, 2013 at 8:25 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

My alarm went off at 5 AM today, as planned. And, as planned, I refused to snooze. I followed my usual “I’m up, but I’m moving slowly” in-bed routine: check email, scroll through Facebook, roll eyes at everything on Facebook, […]

Things You Maybe Never Knew About Me

Date: October 16, 2013 at 10:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 114

It’s been getting pretty heavy up in here for, oh, most of 2013. So today, how about a break from that? Because frankly, I’m tired of writing about my feelings and about what I do behind closed doors in the […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: To You

Date: October 10, 2013 at 2:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 71

Remember Thankful Things Thursday?! No? I know, it’s been a while (since April, to be exact). Probably because for the solid majority of this year, I felt thankful for very little. I remember one day, during my gluten-free, dairy-free, “I […]

Or Not

Date: October 8, 2013 at 7:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 69

Having not posted in two weeks indicates a multitude of things: I’m busy. I just haven’t had time to sit down and write anything. I have too much to say. It’s hard to pick back up with something after you’ve […]

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