Category Archives: Family

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I Am A Marathoner: The Official Hamptons Marathon Recap

Date: September 25, 2011 at 6:11 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 313

Wow. This weekend has been insane. I hope you’re in the mood for a lengthy post, because that’s what you’re about to get. In case you’re quite busy, let me summarize my weekend for you: I ran my first marathon. […]

What Marathon Training Has Taught Me

Date: September 21, 2011 at 8:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

I don’t know if I’ll like running a marathon. 26.2 miles might be too much for me. I plan to find out on Saturday. But I do know that I have loved training for this marathon. Many people may disagree. […]

Visualization & My Race Day Playlist

Date: September 20, 2011 at 7:57 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

I always thought visualization was a B.S. technique. The first time I took a real yoga class, the instructor told us to close our eyes and imagine we were in a field filled with pixie dust. Clearly the A-hole in […]

Surprise Party Success In Boston

Date: September 11, 2011 at 7:22 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Hello. A few months ago, my amazingly smart sister-in-law, Michaela, passed the final part of her CPA exam. So when my brother Ryan emailed me about planning a surprise party in her honor — to celebrate not only her new […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Embracing The Rain & A Giveaway Winner

Date: September 8, 2011 at 8:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

It’s another rainy day in NYC, but I predict the sun will come out this afternoon. I’m obviously a skilled meteorologist, so you should go ahead and trust my conviction. In addition to gloomy weather, today also brings along another […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Good Friends, Support & The Night Ahead

Date: August 11, 2011 at 8:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

Hello. Happy Thursday. I’ve got a busy day, so we’re jumping right into the “This is what I’m thankful for today” game. I’m thankful the big day is finally here! For the past two nights, I’ve woken up from dreams […]

My Happy Place

Date: August 1, 2011 at 8:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit! (Did you say it this morning? I did!) Happy August! July was pretty amazing and it’ll be a tough month to top, but I’ve got a great feeling about this week and about the month ahead. If […]

My Ideal Weekend In New Hampshire: Running, Biking, Eating, Swimming & Sleeping

Date: July 25, 2011 at 8:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Sometimes I wake up on a Monday morning feeling sad. Monday means the weekend is over and the next weekend is a full five days away. Today, however, I woke up feeling fantastic. I feel rested. I feel excited about […]

Ali Cake & A Health Update

Date: July 18, 2011 at 8:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Really, Monday? You had to arrive so soon? I won’t complain because this week is a 4-day work week for me. But I will complain a little bit because, really, I’d like a longer weekend all the time, please. But […]

Family On The Run

Date: July 17, 2011 at 2:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 18

Does that make sense? Family on the run? I’m not good at clever titles. I thought about calling this post “That Time My Family Came To NYC & We Enjoyed Some Binge Eating” but that didn’t have the same ring […]