Tag Archives: Running

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Marathon On My Mind

Date: June 18, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 58

Good morning! Today I have Marathon Training Brain, so that’s what we’re going to talk about. In December of last year, I finally “qualified” for the 2012 New York City Marathon. I ran nine New York Road Runners races, I […]

If I Ruled The World

Date: June 13, 2012 at 9:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 72

I know, it’s a scary thought. Sometimes when I run, I’m very focused on what I’m doing. I tune in to how my legs feel, how my hip feels, how my stomach feels, how my breathing feels, how my thigh […]

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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.” […]

The Long-Awaited Effortless Run

Date: June 11, 2012 at 9:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

You know how people talk about those really awesome, high-inducing runs? The ones where the “miles fly by” and “everything feels so OMG awesome the whole time?” The ones where their brain and legs are totally in sync with each […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: Yoga Makes Me Feel Better

Date: June 7, 2012 at 9:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 68

Hi! Thursdays are great, do you know why? Because tomorrow is Friday. And then we get Saturday, and then Sunday. So if you have any complaints in life today, maybe forget them for a few minutes so we can all […]

On National Running Day

Date: June 6, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 55

I thought by the time June 6 rolled around this year, I would have profound, witty thoughts to share on National Running Day. Turns out, I really don’t. I love that National Running Day exists because runners are an interesting […]

Effort

Date: June 5, 2012 at 9:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

Lately I keep saying that “running is hard.” I’ve been lamenting the fact that, after a little break on account of mental exhaustion, illness, injury and more illness, getting back into running has felt more difficult than I expected, anticipated […]

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Some Things Still Need To Change

Date: June 4, 2012 at 8:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

Monday! Wicked exciting. Maybe not. But it’s not the worst thing. To me, Monday always means a fresh start. I rarely begin anything — a training plan, a goal, a box of Oreos, whatever — unless it’s on a Monday. […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Difference A Day Makes

Date: May 31, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 46

Whoa. Today is better than yesterday. How about that? Let’s talk about it in grateful form, because today is Thankful Things Thursday. Yes, happy holidays to you and yours. I’m thankful I feel a little better today. Will it last? […]

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 […]