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Annie Update: 15 Months

Date: January 14, 2020 at 9:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

I swore I wouldn’t say my child’s age in months after she turned one. (“My daughter is 68 months old!”) But here we are. Generally, when talking to people in real life, I’ll just say she “turned one in October.” […]

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9 Months of Annie

Date: July 17, 2019 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 4

Annie was born on a sunny Tuesday morning in October, at exactly 39 weeks. Yesterday, on another sunny Tuesday, she turned exactly 39 weeks — nine months — old. She’s been on the outside as long as she was on […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 131: The Fifth Trimester

Date: April 3, 2019 at 7:43 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“I wanted to hug my former self. I wanted to tell her, ‘It’s OK! It’s going to be OK. It won’t be easy, but you will survive this.’” A few months ago, I recorded a solo episode talking about navigating […]

Annie & Ellie

Date: April 2, 2019 at 11:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Anyone who has known me for more than .02 seconds knows that I am one of those people. My dog, Ellie, is my child. She’s my baby. My first-born. She doesn’t go to “doggy daycare” — we call it “school.” And […]

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4 Months of Annie

Date: February 27, 2019 at 11:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

I’ve been a mom for four and a half months, and it’s officially fun. It’s still hard sometimes. Definitely. I still don’t quite know what I’m doing most of the time, and I still don’t leave my house with Annie nearly […]

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A Day in the Life With a 3.5 Month Old

Date: February 21, 2019 at 12:03 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

It almost seems silly to finally get around to publishing this post. So much has already changed since I documented this day two or three weeks ago. Annie is sleeping better some nights (HOORAY), I’m no longer sleeping on her […]

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On Exercise & Body Stuff After Baby

Date: February 7, 2019 at 1:50 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

I remember at some point when Brian and I were dating (feels like a lifetime ago!), thinking there was no way we’d ever be able to have kids. My rationale? We both liked to do long workouts on Saturday mornings. […]

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Annie's Favorite Things: 3-Month-Old Must-Haves

Date: January 15, 2019 at 9:46 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

I’d like to think that no one on this planet knows Annie better than I do. I spent 39 weeks with her before she even entered this world, and I was the only one who got to feel every little […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 114: The Fourth Trimester

Date: January 9, 2019 at 8:44 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

“I felt broken. Physically. Emotionally. I had a complete breakdown. I felt like a broken human. I was so tired. Lifeless. And I finally Googled the one thing I hadn’t really wanted to Google.” In just a few days, Annie […]

Motherhood

Date: January 2, 2019 at 2:52 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Eleven weeks. I’ve been a human mom for 11 weeks now. I texted Brian this morning: “I don’t think it’s sunk in yet that I’m a mom.” People said it would sink in when we got the crib. Then when […]

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