Category Archives: Stress

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Learning From My Mistakes: My 2013 Running Plans

Date: January 28, 2013 at 8:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 55

If 2012 was the year of “making all the mistakes,” then 2013 is the year in which I learn from all of them. With almost 1/12th of the year in the bag, I’m feeling really good about 2013. I know […]

This Time Feels Right

Date: June 25, 2012 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

As soon as I crossed the finish line at the Hamptons Marathon, I was ready to sign up for my second attempt at 26.2. I set my sights on the Eugene Marathon on April 29, but I didn’t fully commit […]

Those Two Monumental Moments

Date: June 12, 2012 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 60

There are always two exciting, monumental, OMG-so-encouraging milestones that happen as I’m coming back from a Crohn’s flare-up. When these things eventually occur, I’m all, “Oh Hell yeah, I’m back, I’m awesome, life is sweet, you can’t stop the beat.” […]

All I Needed Was A Long Weekend

Date: May 29, 2012 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

Tyler says hi. At this time last week, I was a bit of a mess. I was Crohnsing hard, I couldn’t really eat and my night sweating had nothing to do with humidity. My fever climbed well into the 100-degree […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Learning To Do What's Best For Ali

Date: May 17, 2012 at 8:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 56

Hehe. So remember yesterday when I wrote about “the night sweats not being too bad” and how I luckily “didn’t totally sweat through my new sheets.” I take it back. I take it all back. Oops. I’m Crohnsier than ever […]

What You Read Isn't Entirely What You Get

Date: May 16, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 71

I couldn’t bring myself to blog yesterday. I was too pissed off, angry, frustrated and upset, and I didn’t feel like putting that in a place for the whole world to see. Plus, I didn’t want to write out a […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Adorable Edition

Date: May 10, 2012 at 9:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 46

Hi. Why waste time? It’s Thursday, so let’s get our grateful on! (Oh, you’re new? You have no idea what I’m talking about? I know, it’s tough to figure out. On Thursdays, we celebrate Thankful Things Thursday. It’s a special […]

Learning To Manage My Stress

Date: January 9, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 50

When I was in high school, I would stress over everything. I wanted straight As in school, I wanted to be part of — or in charge of — every club possible and I spent my nights and weekends at […]

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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 […]

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