Category Archives: Happy Things

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The Weekend I Stopped Hating Racing: The Bronx 10-Miler Recap

Date: September 10, 2012 at 7:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 90

All summer long (um, all year long?) I wanted to have a Super Awesome Weekend. You know, those weekends that are so fantastically stellar from start to finish, and on Sunday night you can’t even be depressed about the week […]

Act Like An Olympian

Date: July 27, 2012 at 9:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

I imagine you will recite the title of this post to the tune of “Walk Like An Egyptian.” I know you probably didn’t know this because there hasn’t been any news coverage, Twitter chatting or blog posting about it yet, […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Upsides To Being Injured

Date: April 25, 2012 at 9:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 69

Hi. Are you new here? Allow me to brief you: I am Ali. My daily intention is to write about running. I friggin’ love running. Currently, however, I seem to be slightly injured. I have this hip thing, and this […]

15 Random (Useless) Facts This Friday

Date: April 20, 2012 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

I have some thoughts today that I’d like to share, but I can’t seem to find a way to make them all cohesively blend together into one big “cue the Full House end-of-episode music, it’s time to learn a lesson” […]

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Can We All Please Stop...

Date: April 18, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 70

…littering. …posing with our hands on our hips in photos in an effort to make our arms look skinnier. Alright, so you’re the chick who has to stand on the end in the big line for the group photo. Bummer […]

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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 […]