Category Archives: Family

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Assembling The Team

Date: July 18, 2012 at 9:35 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 55

As much as running is an individual sport, apparently I cannot actually survive this activity solo. Instead, I require a team on stand-by at all times. I’ve successfully recruited perhaps the most integral member of the team: Coach Cane. With […]

This Time Feels Right

Date: June 25, 2012 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

As soon as I crossed the finish line at the Hamptons Marathon, I was ready to sign up for my second attempt at 26.2. I set my sights on the Eugene Marathon on April 29, but I didn’t fully commit […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Strangers Can Be So Nice

Date: June 21, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 65

Last night I attempted a Pilates class at my gym. I say “attempted” because I didn’t exactly “do” all the moves. I managed to wobble during every balance, tip over during every side plank and face-plant during the squat-thrust-down-dog-push-up-leg-curl move. […]

Effort

Date: June 5, 2012 at 9:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

Lately I keep saying that “running is hard.” I’ve been lamenting the fact that, after a little break on account of mental exhaustion, illness, injury and more illness, getting back into running has felt more difficult than I expected, anticipated […]

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There's A First Time For Many Things

Date: May 21, 2012 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

Hi! How are you? Good. I’m glad. I hope your weekend was splendid. Mine was. I was in Charlotte, NC, watching my best friend get married! Along the way I experienced many “firsts.” Now I will tell you about them. […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Learning To Do What's Best For Ali

Date: May 17, 2012 at 8:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 56

Hehe. So remember yesterday when I wrote about “the night sweats not being too bad” and how I luckily “didn’t totally sweat through my new sheets.” I take it back. I take it all back. Oops. I’m Crohnsier than ever […]

This Is Love

Date: May 14, 2012 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

Love was the theme of the weekend. Lack of sleep, traffic, endless hours on the highway and eating were other themes. But let’s go with the love theme, because that one is the most fun to talk about. There was […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Adorable Edition

Date: May 10, 2012 at 9:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 46

Hi. Why waste time? It’s Thursday, so let’s get our grateful on! (Oh, you’re new? You have no idea what I’m talking about? I know, it’s tough to figure out. On Thursdays, we celebrate Thankful Things Thursday. It’s a special […]

Auntie Ali On The Run

Date: May 8, 2012 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

The day my brother, Ryan, and his wife, Michaela, told me they were going to have a baby, they did so by suggesting I rename my blog Auntie Ali On The Run. (It was the day after the Hamptons Marathon, […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Woo!!!!!

Date: April 12, 2012 at 9:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

Can you handle all the exclamation points? Hello, and Happy Thankful Things Thursday! Sometimes I keep a list during the week of things to be thankful for when the “holiday” rolls around. Other times I just wing it. You can […]