Category Archives: Crohn’s disease

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Thankful Things Thursday: It's Been A While

Date: October 25, 2012 at 8:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

Somewhere in between the madness of traveling, working and more working, I’ve seriously neglected the Thankful Things Thursday tradition. But the “holiday” lives on! And today I’m back with plenty of things to be grateful for. So without any pithy […]

One Month

Date: October 3, 2012 at 9:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

In April, I registered for the New York City Marathon. At the time, I wasn’t running on account of nasty shin and hip pain. By early May, the time I took off from running helped: My shin and hip pain […]

Mixed Emotions

Date: September 21, 2012 at 8:29 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 42

Since leaving the hospital three weeks ago, life has been good. Really good. Work is total madness. I spent the past three days in L.A. attending the finale taping for “So You Think You Can Dance” and doing a photo […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Worst Is Probably Over

Date: September 6, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

Since coming back to work on Tuesday, I’ve taken a bit of an ass-kicking. I know: two whole days at the office, OMG! But because I felt slightly better on Tuesday than I did a week — or even three […]

My Return To Optimism

Date: September 4, 2012 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

I remember going for a run in New Jersey on July 4th of this year. I was on a mini-vacation with friends and my stomach felt off. Still, I tried to run with my speedy lady friends as best I […]


Date: August 31, 2012 at 9:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 128

Greetings from my home for the week: Mount Sinai Medical Center. Guess what? It sucks here and I hate it. But I’m trying to suck up the “hospitals are so depressing and I miss my bed and I haven’t showered […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Keeping On

Date: August 23, 2012 at 9:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

Monday was a rock-bottom day for me. While it wasn’t the worst day I’ve ever had physically, on the emotional side it was definitely among the toughest I can remember. I cannot ever remember a time in my life when […]

Not Myself

Date: August 20, 2012 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 106

I’ve been having a hard time lately. It’s been three weeks since this most recent Crohn’s flare-up got pretty bad. It’s been almost three weeks since I sought out a new doctor (still adore him, by the way) and almost […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: For The Good Days

Date: August 16, 2012 at 7:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

I had huge plans for today. I was going to tell you about how I’d just had three mostly great-feeling days in a row, and I was going to tell you about how I went running this morning and stuff. […]

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 […]