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My Newborn Must-Haves

Date: November 27, 2018 at 1:45 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

Annie is six weeks old! Her current interests include sleeping, not sleeping, pooping, not pooping, and making funny faces. And while no day yet has been easy, every day has gotten easier. I’m more comfortable, more confident — and then the […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 107: The Great Turkey Trot of 2014

Date: November 21, 2018 at 8:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 4

“And then somebody comes by, stops, looks me in the eye and goes, ‘Wow! You can do it, buddy!’ And it was in that moment I realized that I wasn’t running. I also realized I wasn’t jogging. I was barely […]

Life With a Newborn: One Month!

Date: November 19, 2018 at 2:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

We did it! We all survived the first month with a newborn! I honestly can’t believe Annie is already one month old. But, and I know I keep saying this, it also seems like a billion years ago that I […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 106: I Had a Baby!

Date: November 14, 2018 at 7:20 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

“It was like he was the deep breath, and I was the emergency barf bag.” I had a baby! On this episode, I’m joined by a very special guest: Annie Leigh Cristiano. Annie was born on October 16, 2018, at […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 105: Emily Abbate, Fitness Writer & Host of the Hurdle Podcast

Date: November 7, 2018 at 8:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“I had already gotten so far, and I just wasn’t willing to look back. That involved pushing my comfort zone and doing something I maybe wasn’t the best at.” —Emily Abbate Emily Abbate is a freelance writer, editor, and content […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 104: Stephanie Bruce

Date: October 31, 2018 at 8:17 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 2

“When I think something is hard or challenging, I think of how I’m going to grow from it.” —Stephanie Bruce Happy TCS New York City Marathon Week! The professional field is stacked this year, and among the top competitors is […]

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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