Category Archives: Apartment Things

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Thankful Things Thursday: Woo!!!!!

Date: April 12, 2012 at 9:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

Can you handle all the exclamation points? Hello, and Happy Thankful Things Thursday! Sometimes I keep a list during the week of things to be thankful for when the “holiday” rolls around. Other times I just wing it. You can […]

Lessons I Learned From Living Alone

Date: April 3, 2012 at 9:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 67

Have I mentioned that I adore alliteration? Work at a peppy teen magazine for longer than about eight seconds and you, too, will find yourself frantically Googling “Adjectives That Start With J” as a deadline looms and catchy headlines are […]

Now What?

Date: March 20, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

I started Ali On The Run so I could keep track of my running and my training for whichever races I had coming up. So if I’m taking a little training hiatus, what does that mean on the writing front? […]

I Am Not Running The Eugene Marathon

Date: March 19, 2012 at 9:33 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 101

For three years, I woke up every single day excited about running. It was always something I looked forward to. Days without a run-induced sweat just weren’t as rewarding as run days. Often times, I would ride one runner’s high […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Knowing I Will Get Better

Date: March 15, 2012 at 9:30 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 46

Despite the fact that my stomach is staging a mutiny against me and the entire left side of my body is deteriorating, I’d like to put a positive spin on today by declaring it Thankful Things Thursday! You know, because […]

10 Great Things That Happened This Weekend

Date: February 6, 2012 at 2:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Every weekend I say to myself, “Hey, self, you should blog on Saturday or Sunday or something, that way you don’t have to spend Monday just recapping your weekend, because that is probably not interesting for many people.” And then […]

The Lessons I Learned In 2011

Date: December 30, 2011 at 5:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

It’s safe to say I learned more in the past 12 months than I did during any year in middle school, high school or college. Sorry, Mom and Dad. Sure, in high school I learned about parabolas and I read […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Good Food, Central Park Running & Living Alone

Date: November 3, 2011 at 8:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

Happy Thursday! Today I present to you another round of being all giddy and thankful for the great things in life we don’t always acknowledge. It’s Thankful Things Thursday, and it’s a holiday because I say so. Onward! I’m thankful […]

Not My Best Run

Date: October 7, 2011 at 8:16 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 71

Imagine this: It’s a perfect fall evening. You work all day then at 6:45 pm you lace up your Brooks Adrenalines and head for Central Park, where you join your running coach and one of his badass, race-winning triathletes for […]

The Run Before The Storm

Date: August 27, 2011 at 12:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

I really thought today’s run was going to suck. That’s a good attitude to have, right? Coach Cane had me running 14 miles: the first 10 slower than my marathon goal pace (semi-success!) and the final four faster than my […]