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Pregnancy + Baby Q&A

Date: October 30, 2018 at 10:16 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

On one hand, it feels like Annie just made her grand entrance. (She’s two weeks today!) On the other hand, I feel like she’s been here forever. She has already grown and changed so much, and in the 14 days since […]

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Annie’s Birth Story

Date: October 25, 2018 at 10:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

Annie Leigh Cristiano made her grand entrance on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 8:09 AM. She was born one week before her due date at Hackensack University Medical Center, clocking in at 5 lbs. 10 oz., and measuring 17.5 inches […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 103: Lauren Fleshman

Date: October 24, 2018 at 7:52 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 2

“I hope I’m always willing to be wrong, willing to learn, and able to get better.” —Lauren Fleshman Lauren Fleshman is many things: She’s a retired professional runner, a coach, the co-founder of Picky Bars, the co-creator of the Believe training […]

Baby on the Run: Week 38

Date: October 21, 2018 at 3:30 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 4

It’s the last weekly recap post! If you’ve checked in at all, you know how this one ends. (!!!) But in the spirit of documenting it all, here’s a not-super-relevant-now look back at my 38th — and final — week […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 102: Ashley Fizzarotti AKA Running Bun

Date: October 17, 2018 at 7:51 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“Make it important. Make a goal, and make time for it. It’s not about ‘no excuses,’ but make it a priority.” —Ashley Fizzarotti Ashley Fizzarotti — best known on the internet as “Running Bun” — joins the Ali on the Run […]

What Surprised Me About Pregnancy

Date: October 11, 2018 at 12:07 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

Having never been pregnant before, pretty much everything about the past nine-ish months has been a surprise. The day I found out I was pregnant (the day after Valentine’s Day — I wondered why my hangover was so bad even though […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 101: Jeannie Klisiewicz of The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Date: October 10, 2018 at 8:03 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“You can have success and you can have money and you can have the best job in the world, but you’re only going to sleep well at night if you’re happy with who you are.” —Jeannie Klisiewicz You probably know […]

Baby on the Run: Week 37

Date: October 9, 2018 at 7:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

I’ll be honest, Week 37 felt long! Good, fine, great, wonderful, but so much seemed to happen and change within the course of the week. It started super strong, but I swear at some point, baby gained like 12 pounds in […]

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Wishes For Baby

Date: October 8, 2018 at 7:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

This post is brought to you by adidas! Baby Cristiano could, in theory, show up any day now. We probably have a bit of time — I’m due October 23 — but who knows. One thing I do know is […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 100: Des Linden, 2018 Boston Marathon Champion

Date: October 3, 2018 at 7:58 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

“I would love to do something with finesse one of these days, but I guess I’m all grit.” —Des Linden Welcome to the 100th episode of the Ali on the Run Show! And for this very special episode, I’m thrilled […]