Category Archives: Happy Things

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Ending The Week On A High Note With A List

Date: April 13, 2012 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

Today was my last day commuting from my apartment to my office — with a pit stop at the gym for a little spinning and butt exercising. More on that momentarily. For the past year and a month-ish, I have […]

Making A Bad Day A Good Day (Plus A Very Sweaty Giveaway!)

Date: April 6, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 378

I woke up this morning with the sun, and by “the sun” I mean “my stomach went ape shit at 5 AM, long before the sun rose, and so I got up.” Good morning and Happy Friday! Or should that […]

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 […]

My 2011 Resolutions: Mostly Successful!

Date: December 29, 2011 at 1:27 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

I love New Year’s Resolutions. Like seriously adore them. I get to make a bunch of goals in list form — what in the world is better than that? And then I have an entire year to accomplish them. It’s […]

Three In A Row

Date: November 21, 2011 at 9:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 78

This morning I ran five perfect miles. The miles weren’t particularly speedy. It was a recovery run of sorts, and I averaged a 9:20 pace. The weather was nothing special, either. It wasn’t raining, but it wasn’t sunny, and the […]

I Wish…

Date: November 11, 2011 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 64

Today is 11/11/11 and that makes me giddy and hopeful. I’m a pretty practical person most of the time. To quote The Office: “I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.” But growing up, I always made a wish […]

Dance Parties Are The Cure

Date: September 14, 2011 at 8:20 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 68

Yesterday was maybe not the best day. Or at least yesterday afternoon wasn’t so great. I got an email that frustrated the heck out of me and that drove me to do three things: Pick up the phone to call […]

Drinking & Blogging From Fire Island

Date: August 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Warning: My day has consisted of this… Yes, that’s right. I’m sorry, Mom. I have been drinking. Only a little amount though. Lauren made me do it. And now I will attempt to blog. Quickly. There’s still some more champagne […]

You Can Have A Good Day Today

Date: August 17, 2011 at 8:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

Warning: Overly optimistic and peppy post ahead. Yesterday I wrote about how I’m so happy to be in the midst of marathon training. My speedy, rainy morning run wasn’t the only good thing about yesterday. In fact, right before bed […]

Humbled

Date: August 12, 2011 at 8:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 145

I’m almost at a loss for words this morning. I don’t think I’ve ever really been completely knocked speechless — I’m a big fan of talking and making noise — but last night blew me away. I woke up with […]