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My New York City Marathon Playlist

Date: October 29, 2012 at 9:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Hey storm troopers! In true “the week before the New York  City Marathon” fashion (remember the freak Halloween Snowtober thing last year?), there’s a heck of a storm blazing through the area. Hurricane Sandy is here, and she’s crazy! But […]

Please Let Me Make Your Day (That Means A Giveaway!)

Date: October 26, 2012 at 8:53 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 741

A rhyming title! I’ve been in weird, hazy funk this week. I don’t know if it’s the lack of running miles, the lack of sweating in general or the fact that instead of gunning for 8 hours of sleep a […]

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Do You Want Free Sneakers? (Translation: A Giveaway!)

Date: May 25, 2012 at 8:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 486

Today is going to be awesome. Hello, from Optimistic Ali! She’s back! I’ve got Remicade cruising through my body and I’m wholeheartedly convinced I’m firmly on the road to recovery. I kicked off my day today with a 6:15 SoulCycle […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Today I Ran & Picked A Giveaway Winner

Date: May 3, 2012 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 50

Guess how many friends I made on the subway this morning? Zero. Exactly zero. I was the girl with the suitcase. It wasn’t even a crowded train, but people still loathed the presence of my little brown bag on wheels. […]

Running Is My Drug & I Am Super High

Date: April 9, 2012 at 9:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Don’t do drugs. You don’t need them. Just run, and then you’ll be all high and stuff. I flew through this weekend in a slight funk, alternating between wicked fun times (spinning! packing! Home Depot!)… …and dramatic, whiny lows (um, […]

Making A Bad Day A Good Day (Plus A Very Sweaty Giveaway!)

Date: April 6, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 378

I woke up this morning with the sun, and by “the sun” I mean “my stomach went ape shit at 5 AM, long before the sun rose, and so I got up.” Good morning and Happy Friday! Or should that […]

Subway Gift Card Giveaway

Date: December 14, 2011 at 10:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 257

Last night I was up until an hour that is very late. I’d love to tell you I was raging with celebrities and drinking champagne and being cool or something. But really, I was in sweaty post-gym clothes (thanks for […]

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Bloggers Are Better In Real Life

Date: September 7, 2011 at 8:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Fact: Being real-life friends with fellow bloggers makes my world better. Why’s that, you ask? Well, many of my blogger friends are food bloggers. That means they like to cook and sometimes it means they like to cook for me. […]

And The Winners Are…

Date: January 10, 2011 at 4:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 2

Thanks to everyone who entered the Billy Elliot Broadway ticket giveaway. Sorry it was so last minute! I assigned a number to each entrant (in order), and the winners are… Congratulations to Jess and Ashley, who are each getting a […]

Let Training Season Begin!

Date: January 10, 2011 at 8:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Good morning! As I mentioned briefly in yesterday’s post, I’m registered for a race! Until last week, I only had one race scheduled for 2011: The Colon Cancer 15K in Central Park. I basically signed up for that race so […]