Category Archives: Central Park

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Running Is My Drug & I Am Super High

Date: April 9, 2012 at 9:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Don’t do drugs. You don’t need them. Just run, and then you’ll be all high and stuff. I flew through this weekend in a slight funk, alternating between wicked fun times (spinning! packing! Home Depot!)… …and dramatic, whiny lows (um, […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Steroids Aren't Fun Anymore!

Date: April 5, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

I really don’t want to be thankful today. I know, that’s not normal. I freakin’ love being thankful and grateful and being all “yay to the beauty of the world!” But today, I don’t feel normal. I feel like, in […]

Ali On The 'Roids

Date: April 4, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 83

On any given day, I have a bit of energy, a lot of enthusiasm and an appetite for both life and chocolate. That’s “any given day.” On “any given day,” I am not on steroids. For the past eight days, […]

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 […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Prednisone, You Complete Me & Make Me Hyper

Date: March 29, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

The good: There’s a lot of good. Namely that I didn’t night sweat to death last night. I still engaged in a bit of overnight perspiration, but not nearly as drastically as the past few nights. These little changes are […]

On The Road To Recovery At Marathon Goal Pace

Date: March 28, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE BEST DAY EVER. All caps = Internet yelling = I am saying something of the utmost importance. Yesterday was not the best day ever. Yesterday it took me two hours to get out of bed […]

How To Stay Positive

Date: March 26, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 54

Hello! Here is a story about wildlife in Contoocook, NH, written by a young Ali: Yes, that was a true story. No, I did not seem concerned about potentially contracting rabies, because, to me, the animal was “cute.” Anyway. I […]

Night Runners Deserve All The Credit

Date: March 16, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 67

One of the questions I get all the time is, “Where do you get your legwarmers?” Another frequently asked thing is, “How do you wake up so early to run every day?” The truthful answer is that I have always […]

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 […]

Uncharacteristic Things I Did This Weekend

Date: March 12, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

This weekend was wonderful in all the weirdest ways. Did I do all my usual things, like running and eventually showering and eating a lot? Yes, yes I did. But I also did many other things that are a bit […]