Category Archives: Crohn’s disease

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An Update on the Crohn's Situation + Things I'm Loving Right Now

Date: June 20, 2017 at 11:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

(Remember The Situation? What’s he up to?) Hello hello hello and Happy Tuesday! That, my friends, is a touch of forced enthusiasm. The reality is, I’m having a bit of a tough time right now. This Crohn’s flare isn’t letting up even […]

Happy Celine Dion Week!!!

Date: May 30, 2017 at 6:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

“I’m going to start a podcast! But I’ll still have time and energy and the desire to keep blogging!” Oh, Ali. I’m trying, though! Part of me feels like I should have all this podcasting stuff figured out already, because […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 30: My Crohn's Disease Story

Date: May 23, 2017 at 6:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 30 Listen on iTunes I SoundCloud I Overcast I Stitcher I Google Play NEW: Follow the Ali on the Run Show on Facebook! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 7 years […]

Stress & Stuff

Date: May 15, 2017 at 8:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

I know I know I know. It’s been a while. I’ve missed you! I’ve missed writing here! But such is life, and life lately has been, well…let’s discuss. Remember when I had that awesome week of Brooklyn Half training, and […]

On Being Your Own Advocate In A Broken System & Why I Tried InsideTracker

Date: April 10, 2017 at 5:16 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

This is not a sponsored post. Just FYI. Today is Monday, April 10. And on Monday, April 10, I should be home giving myself my next Stelara injection. But in spite of the fact that today is Monday, April 10, I […]

What to Know Before You Get a Colonoscopy

Date: March 8, 2017 at 6:12 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

I happened to get three different messages in the past week asking about getting colonoscopies! And since I’m no stranger to Googling “What to know before you get a colonoscopy,” I figured I’d share my own experiences. You’ll either have […]

My Dairy-Free Month

Date: January 31, 2017 at 12:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 55

If you’ve been following along here for, say, five minutes or so, then you know my favorite foods are pizza, macaroni and cheese, and ice cream. Also pasta smothered in butter. OK, pretty much anything smothered in butter. And grilled cheese sandwiches. […]

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A Lighter Look At Life Lately

Date: January 25, 2017 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

I started writing this post by laying into all the harshness, nastiness, and all-around terribleness of the internet lately. Beyond just the political climate — can I get an ugh? — the internet feels extra harsh lately. But then I realized, […]

VICTORY

Date: January 18, 2017 at 1:50 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Yesterday was a really good day. On paper, there was nothing magical about it. It was just a rainy Tuesday in New York City. Except that it was magical, because yesterday was the first day that I felt pretty good all […]

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Crohn's Confessions

Date: December 28, 2016 at 10:11 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

I initially wrote this post last week, sitting on the couch with an alcohol swab in one hand and a syringe filled with Stelara in the other. I’d had a few tough days in a row — both with my […]

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