Tag Archives: SoulCycle

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Thankful Things Thursday: To You

Date: October 10, 2013 at 2:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 71

Remember Thankful Things Thursday?! No? I know, it’s been a while (since April, to be exact). Probably because for the solid majority of this year, I felt thankful for very little. I remember one day, during my gluten-free, dairy-free, “I […]

Here It Is!

Date: June 24, 2013 at 12:29 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 136

You see the exclamation point. You know what that means. It’s happy post time! Exclamation point! I’ve had an active couple days — “active” by my sad, low new standards — but active and happy and certainly worth celebrating. A […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Love

Date: February 14, 2013 at 8:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

I’m here. I’m here! Maybe you thought I’d fled for a while and ditched this whole blogging thing. I thought about it, honestly. I took a few days off because I was busy before I left for Colorado. Then I […]

Zero Week: Eight Days Not On The Run

Date: December 19, 2012 at 10:08 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

Greetings from my office for the morning! It’s my second time getting my Remicade infusion at Mount Sinai and I’ve already got the Benadryl in me. These next few hours with the IV should be a sleepy breeze. My plan […]

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: Happy Thoughts Will Make Me Healthy

Date: May 24, 2012 at 8:35 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

Yesterday was a pretty cool day. Your comments on my “Crohn’s sucks a little more than you may realize” post were awesome. I loved hearing all of your stories about your own battles with chronic illness, and I appreciated all […]

This Is Love

Date: May 14, 2012 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

Love was the theme of the weekend. Lack of sleep, traffic, endless hours on the highway and eating were other themes. But let’s go with the love theme, because that one is the most fun to talk about. There was […]

Can Vs. Should

Date: April 23, 2012 at 8:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

I want to race. I want to approach a start line feeling like, as Coach Cane used to put it, a caged animal. I want to gut it out over the course of 3, 13.1 or 26.2 miles. I want […]

Change Of Address

Date: April 16, 2012 at 9:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 58

Oh you thought you were sick of my sunrise photos before? Well I have a new home, and now I wake up to this: I’m a little bit obsessed. Waking up is fun! So, I moved this weekend. I’m all […]

On The Road To Recovery At Marathon Goal Pace

Date: March 28, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE BEST DAY EVER. All caps = Internet yelling = I am saying something of the utmost importance. Yesterday was not the best day ever. Yesterday it took me two hours to get out of bed […]