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Fridays With Ellie: One Month In West New York

Date: April 29, 2016 at 11:00 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

This week has felt very, very long. Nothing remarkable came my way, just the usual work work work work work (TM Rihanna) and lots of writing with some conference calls and events thrown in. I don’t know why I’m so tired […]

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A Crohn's Update + Life After A Clinical Trial

Date: April 26, 2016 at 7:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

If you’re new around here, hi! I have Crohn’s disease. Here are a few posts that’ll bring you up to speed on my history with the disease: My history with Crohn’s disease The mental and emotional side of Crohn’s Enrolling […]

Adopt Don't Shop

Date: April 25, 2016 at 7:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

Today’s post is a little different than usual, if I have a usual. But I wanted to write about a topic I have become increasingly passionate about over the past few months.  I have made it no secret that adopting Ellie was the […]

Running Lately

Date: April 19, 2016 at 8:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 20

I’ve mentioned in my last two race recaps that running hasn’t been a priority for me lately. That doesn’t mean I’ve abandoned my beloved activity altogether. I’m still running! But between the move and an ever-increasing workload (that’s a good thing!), […]

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MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon Recap

Date: April 17, 2016 at 8:05 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 12

I ran the Shape Women’s Half-Marathon as a member of the media, so I was given a complimentary bib. No one told me I had to say good stuff about the race — or even write about it, actually — […]

Fridays With Ellie: The Happiest Puppy Around

Date: April 8, 2016 at 5:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

This has been a week, I’ll tell ya. Everything is fine and dandy and jazz hand-y, it’s just been a bit busy and a lot stressful. (Telltale signs of stress, no matter how much I try to deny it and claim […]

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Scotland Run 10K Recap

Date: April 4, 2016 at 8:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I don’t remember why I signed up to run the New York Road Runners Scotland Run 10K this year. I can’t recall when I signed up, I just know it ended up on my calendar somehow. I’m guessing it was after receiving […]

Jersey Girls!

Date: March 29, 2016 at 9:13 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

It’s been a week since Brian, Ellie, and I moved to West New York, New Jersey, and I don’t remember a time all three of us have simultaneously been quite so smiley. I guess the wedding. And the honeymoon. And […]

Moving Day

Date: March 22, 2016 at 8:00 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 17

Today is the day I say goodbye to my home in Manhattan. It doesn’t feel that dramatic (or traumatic) yet. I’m sure it’ll sink in eventually, but it’s not like we’re fleeing the area completely. We’re actually going to be closer […]

Fridays With Ellie: Spay Day

Date: March 18, 2016 at 10:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

We brought Ellie in to get spayed this morning. I’M FINE. I cried when they took her away from me and led her back into the procedure room, and then I did what I do best: walked across the street […]

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