Category Archives: NYC

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Thankful Things Thursday: The Little Things

Date: December 13, 2012 at 8:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

Good morning! Do you know what’s great about this week? Everything. I exaggerate. But only slightly. This week has dragged on and has felt never-ending, but it’s also been one of the most productive weeks I’ve had in a long […]

When Nothing Goes According To Plan

Date: November 5, 2012 at 8:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 126

One major lesson I’ve learned this year is that no matter how hard you try — no matter how many pretty little To-Do lists you make — life doesn’t always follow your plan. In fact, more often than not, live […]

Thankful Things Thursday: For Safety, Pride & Resilience

Date: November 1, 2012 at 9:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 70

Well today’s edition of Thankful Things Thursday should be pretty easy, huh? After all that’s happened this week, I’m feeling extraordinarily grateful, so please allow me to let it all out. I’m thankful for the safety of my friends and […]

The Morning After

Date: October 30, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

I have lived in New York City for almost six years. In that time, I have never felt unsafe or scared. I never felt unsafe walking home to my first apartment on East 102nd Street, naively listening to my headphones […]

Marathon On My Mind

Date: October 22, 2012 at 8:48 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Here’s a fun fact: Up until last week, I really wasn’t excited about running the New York City Marathon. In fact, I wrote my “10 Reasons I’m Excited To Run The New York City Marathon” post last week in part […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Am Myself Again

Date: September 13, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

It’s funny how much can change overnight. For so long, my life was following a crappy path. I spent hours every day in the bathroom. I was in fairly constant pain. My joints ached, I had spontaneous fevers and I […]

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 […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Powering Through

Date: July 26, 2012 at 9:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

These next few weeks are all about stamina. On the running front, sure. I will need stamina to excel in my training. I like Excel spreadsheets. But also, I will need stamina to get through the crazy work schedule coming […]

A Bonus Piece Of Thankful

Date: July 6, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

A bonus piece of thankful? For the love of grammar, that is awful and makes no sense. But it’s Friday, and it’s my first official Summer Friday (my office closes at 1 PM on Fridays between July 4th and Labor […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Let Freedom Ring...At The Beach

Date: July 5, 2012 at 8:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

Hello! I went running this morning. I ran six slow miles, and for each of those miles I had to make an urgent, awful bathroom stop. So great, right? And so instead of telling you about my sad little run […]