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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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Life With a Newborn: Month Two

Date: December 21, 2018 at 10:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 18

Annie is nine weeks old! Two months. Brian and I have been human parents for two months now. (Here’s a recap from Annie’s first month. She crushed it.) During her second month rocking our worlds, Annie has done all kinds […]

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