Category Archives: Biking

27 post(s) found

Lucky

Date: December 2, 2012 at 10:44 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 57

This weekend had all the makings of being fantastic. Sunday was Brian’s birthday, so I made all kinds of plans. First, I cooked dinner. This was all the way back on Friday. I made chicken and baked potatoes and spinach […]

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101.3 Miles: The North Fork Century Recap

Date: August 27, 2012 at 9:00 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 76

Yesterday, I hopped on my little Trek Lexa and rode 101.3 miles around the North Fork of Long Island. I rode that bike for 5 hours and 58 minutes. And for 5 hours and 58 minutes, my stomach behaved itself […]

Beat Up

Date: August 13, 2012 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

I’m hurting today in just about every way possible. This weekend was not the “I feel so much better and I’m back up and running!” weekend I’d had in mind on Friday. Instead, I spent Saturday and Sunday taking a […]

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Take My Sweat (It's A Giveaway & It's Not Gross)

Date: August 10, 2012 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 489

Do you know what I want so badly right now? I want to use my damn mango soap. Back in June, I was interviewed by Women’s Running magazine (no, I don’t know why they wanted to talk to me, either […]

Thankful Things Thursday: It Gets Better

Date: August 9, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

That’s what I keep telling myself. When things suck, it’s because they’re eventually going to be awesome again. For a very long time, I had no complaints in life. These days, I have quite a few, most of which revolve […]

The Dumb Things I Do

Date: July 31, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

It’s an intriguing title, right? I bet you’re thinking to yourself, “What moronic things has Ali done today?” Don’t worry. There’s a whole list. After a weekend of working, I managed to plow through another work day yesterday with relative […]

Work, Run, Eat, Repeat...And Ride

Date: July 30, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

When I was trying to come up with a pithy title for this blog, I did some “inspirational research.” Basically, I looked up a ton of other blogs to see what their clever titles were, hoping something brilliant would pop […]

Filling The Barn

Date: July 23, 2012 at 9:29 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

As I tapered for the Hamptons Marathon last year, many people kept repeating the same phrase to me: The hay is in the barn. Personally, I think this phrase is stupid. Hay? Barns? How are these things related to marathon […]

The Plan

Date: July 17, 2012 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

Hi! How are you on this Tuesday morning? Good. Great. I’m psyched for you. Now, we could discuss one of two things today: The latest in my Crohn’s flare-up saga, including an update on how yesterday’s doctor appointment went. Running. […]

Ignorance Is Bliss

Date: July 9, 2012 at 8:45 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 61

You know how I know this weekend was good? I didn’t wear any makeup. I’m not a big makeup-wearer in general, but I do usually throw on a bit of please-hide-these-bags-under-my-eyes concealer or foundation or whatever it’s called, and my […]