Category Archives: Central Park

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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 […]

I Ran. Twice!

Date: March 9, 2012 at 9:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

For the past six days, I couldn’t eat. I barely slept. I didn’t even think about running. But yesterday? Oh sweet, beautiful yesterday. Yesterday I ate. I slept. And yes, I ran. Let’s talk about the running first, because that’s […]

Long Run DNF

Date: March 3, 2012 at 4:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

DNF = Did Not Finish. There’s a first time for everything, right? Let’s go back in time to recap this week a bit… Tuesday: Wake up brutally early to run seven miles before flying to L.A. for work. Embark on […]

Starting My Day With Speed

Date: February 28, 2012 at 5:44 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

Greetings from the west coast! I’m in sunny-but-not-super-warm Los Angeles until Friday for some work things, and even though the weather here is comparable to the crap you’re dealing with back in New York, I refuse to complain, because these […]