Author Archives: Ali

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Go Team Cristiano!

Date: September 27, 2015 at 5:20 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

“Was it everything you dreamed it would be?” That’s what everyone keeps asking me today — referring of course to yesterday, September 26, 2015, the day Brian and I got married. And truthfully? No. Because you can’t dream that shit […]

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Hey. What's Up? Hello!

Date: September 15, 2015 at 3:29 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Yesterday, I called to make an appointment to get a spray tan — my first spray tan ever, very reluctantly — because I have a bad case of “summer running” on my back and my wedding dress is not, in […]

HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 2 Giveaway!

Date: September 2, 2015 at 11:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 414

I don’t remember when I went for my last run. I probably have it written down somewhere, but I know looking at it and seeing just how long it’s been will make me sad. What I don’t know can’t hurt […]

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I Finally Tried Blue Apron!

Date: August 26, 2015 at 2:40 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

I think I am officially the last person in the world to jump on the Blue Apron bandwagon. But I finally tried the food delivery service and I loooooved it. You would think that since I’ve gone freelance I would […]

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A Little Peek At My Bridal Shower

Date: August 24, 2015 at 12:59 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I don’t know how to write this post without being overly cheesy and sappy and gushy. If you are having an “I’m angry and I want to stay that way” kind of day, I suggest proceeding with caution. My whole […]

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My First Yoga Retreat!

Date: August 18, 2015 at 11:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

Last week I got all stressy and overwhelmed and I morphed into this version of myself where I snapped at loved ones and cried over stupid things and generally felt overwhelmed. On top of, you know, being frustratingly sick. Brian […]

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Date: August 12, 2015 at 1:21 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 29

The past week or so has not been my favorite. It’s been frustrating dealing with this flare-up over the past month (longer, actually — time flies when you’re in the bathroom). After going to the doctor, all my bloodwork came […]

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NYRR Team Championships Recap

Date: August 4, 2015 at 1:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

I went into 2015 with only one race on my calendar. I trained hard for it — too hard, maybe? — and it didn’t go well. With no marathon happening for me this fall on account of the whole wedding […]

Feel-Good Friday

Date: July 31, 2015 at 10:45 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

Now this is the story all about how my wedding dress got twist-turned upside down. Now I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you about the time my dress would barely zip over my butt. […]

The Least Fun Post To Write

Date: July 26, 2015 at 5:25 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

There is no bush worth beating around here; no lede to bother burying. The Crohn’s is back. With two months to go until the wedding. It started on July 4th. I was very excited to wake up early and run […]

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