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13 Things I've Learned In One Month Of Wedding Planning

Date: January 20, 2015 at 9:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 135

Right after Brian and I got engaged — like while we were still on the top of the mountain — we made four immediate phone calls: to my mom, to my dad, to my BFF Michael, and to Brian’s mom. […]

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A Crohn's Update + Things To Know About Enrolling In A Clinical Trial

Date: January 16, 2015 at 10:06 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

For the past eight months, I’ve enjoyed feeling healthy. And not just “healthy for me” or “healthy for someone with Crohn’s,” but generally healthy, without any distinctions or clarifications. It’s been years since I’ve felt this good, and I’m appreciating […]

Stop Waiting

Date: January 5, 2015 at 2:41 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

I’ve preached quite a bit over the past year about all the ways yoga — specifically Bethany and Lyons Den Power Yoga — has impacted my life and powerfully changed the way I choose to live it. I really do […]

My 2014 Game Changers

Date: January 2, 2015 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

For the past two years, I wasn’t really into the “year end recap” thing. I cringed looking back on the two previous years, and wanted pretty desperately to just move forward. As I said time and time again, 2012 and […]

The Dog And Pony Christmas Show

Date: December 31, 2014 at 8:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

There was Thanksgiving… …and then there was Hawaii… …and then the holidays came and went. And because of the festivities in Hawaii, Brian and I figured we should spend the holidays together for the first time, visiting both our families […]

Hawaii Part II: Maui!

Date: December 18, 2014 at 2:00 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

When we left off, Brian and I had just gotten engaged, which was a pretty awesome surprise. And, thanks to his meticulously planned itinerary that I didn’t ask any questions about because I’m lazy and was just along for the […]

Hawaii Part I: Oahu

Date: December 17, 2014 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

A note before we get started: Thank you thank you thank you thank you for all the love and wonderfully kind comments on my last post and on Instagram. My mom is worried that I’m “going to want to invite […]

“Are You Serious?!”

Date: December 8, 2014 at 12:48 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 129

“Are you serious?!” That was the second thing I said on Friday — on the top of a mountain in Oahu as the fiery sun was lighting up the Pacific Ocean — when Brian got down on one knee and […]

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Don't You Forget About Me

Date: November 21, 2014 at 4:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 69

Hi! My name is Ali and I blog about running, Crohn’s disease, and life in NYC with a side of sarcasm at Ali On The Run. I’m 29, and I’m a writer/editor doing digital marketing for a running company and […]

“This Isn’t Steamtown”: My New York City Marathon 2014 Recap

Date: November 5, 2014 at 3:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 68

After last year’s nearly perfect New York City Marathon, I said I didn’t need to run the race again. Despite being mid-Crohn’s flare and having to make three ugly bathroom stops along the way, I paced myself beautifully and enjoyed […]

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