Category Archives: NYC

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Racing Scares Me

Date: November 2, 2011 at 8:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 42

I have always said that I love running, but I don’t love racing. So why am I signed up for the Las Vegas Half Marathon again? And a handful of other races before the year is over? Racing is fun, […]

Why I Run

Date: November 1, 2011 at 8:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 63

First: Today is 11/1/11. I love that. I’m really excited to make a wish at 11:11 am. Also, Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit! Say it and you’ve got good luck for the entire month. No, I’m not superstitious, but thank you for […]

Lingering Weekend Thoughts

Date: October 31, 2011 at 8:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 35

Hello. Did you have a nice weekend? I did. It was wonderful taking Friday off from work and having a full three days to relax, eat and drink. That’s really all I did this weekend: eat and drink. I also, […]

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“But First I Have To Run”

Date: October 28, 2011 at 4:53 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I am blogging from a super-soft couch in Fire Island and I can physically feel my Crohn’s disease/potential colitis/faulty foot/mental craziness melting away. It’s a beautiful thing. My goal for this weekend is to stay as unplugged as possible. I’m […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On My Ever-Expanding Family

Date: October 27, 2011 at 8:39 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 60

Warning: I’m in a wicked good mood today. Yeah. Wicked — because I’m from New Hampshire. You cannot take that word away from me, no matter how far from that 603 area code I happen to live. Good thing it’s […]

Sure, You Can Call It A Comeback

Date: October 26, 2011 at 8:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

I never understood why professional athletes are always like, “Don’t call it a comeback.” Is it because they don’t want people thinking they went away? Well, whatever it is, I’m not on board with it, and I am declaring today […]

My Penchant For Overdoing It

Date: October 24, 2011 at 8:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

It has been one month since The Greatest Day Ever. One month ago I ran the Hamptons Marathon. It was, without a doubt, my favorite thing I have ever done and I think about it (and, as you know, post […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Staying Positive

Date: October 20, 2011 at 8:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

Hello there. It kind of feels like this entire week has been Thankful Things Thursday-ish. Every day I’ve felt compelled to push aside the negative, annoying things — remember, the Crohn’s/colitis/dysentery plague I’m fighting off — and focus solely on […]

There’s So Much More Good Than Bad

Date: October 18, 2011 at 8:20 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 63

I am a happy person. I think life is great. Fantastic, even. On any given day, there is crap in the world that makes me angry and pisses me off. There are so many little things that can get a […]

The Weekend That Taught Me How To Prioritize

Date: October 17, 2011 at 8:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

Hi! This weekend was everything I needed. I didn’t blog. I didn’t Tweet. If you posted something cool on Facebook, I know nothing about it. I never once checked my To Do list, or even thought about it, and I […]