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Thankful Things Thursday: On Staying Positive

Date: October 20, 2011 at 8:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

Hello there. It kind of feels like this entire week has been Thankful Things Thursday-ish. Every day I’ve felt compelled to push aside the negative, annoying things — remember, the Crohn’s/colitis/dysentery plague I’m fighting off — and focus solely on […]

Not My Best Run

Date: October 7, 2011 at 8:16 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 71

Imagine this: It’s a perfect fall evening. You work all day then at 6:45 pm you lace up your Brooks Adrenalines and head for Central Park, where you join your running coach and one of his badass, race-winning triathletes for […]

Marathon Training: What Worked For Me

Date: September 30, 2011 at 8:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

I’m happy to dish out advice on plenty of things. In fact, I would like to write a book called How to Create the Perfect 16 Handles Concoction. (2 frozen yogurt flavors, heavy on the toppings, leave plenty of room […]

The Post-Marathon Blues

Date: September 27, 2011 at 8:16 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 77

Just three days after the greatest experience ever, I’m already starting to come down from my high and feel a little sad. I spent five months training for the Hamptons Marathon. That’s five months — the majority of 2011 thus […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Embracing The Rain & A Giveaway Winner

Date: September 8, 2011 at 8:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

It’s another rainy day in NYC, but I predict the sun will come out this afternoon. I’m obviously a skilled meteorologist, so you should go ahead and trust my conviction. In addition to gloomy weather, today also brings along another […]

Thankful Things Thursday: New Sneakers, Thick Thighs & I Really Love Food

Date: August 25, 2011 at 8:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 35

Hello. Today is Thursday. This week has been speedy. Probably because I was gallivanting around Fire Island on Monday and Tuesday instead of working. My feet are covered in bug bites. I’m not very excited about that. They’re itchy and […]

When Did Running Take Over My Life?

Date: August 16, 2011 at 8:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 72

One year ago, I loved running. But that’s it. I loved it, but I wasn’t super attached or addicted to it. Running was something I did and something I enjoyed. I ran the New York City Half Marathon in March […]

I Love Sweat & The 1990s

Date: August 9, 2011 at 8:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

Well hello. Happy Tuesday. I’ll be straight with you this morning: The only two things I am capable of thinking about of discussing are marathon training and Thursday’s Run For The Rabbit event. I have a one track mind this […]

I’m Marathon Obsessed

Date: August 6, 2011 at 11:20 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

When August 1 hit, everyone was all, “OMG, it’s already August, I can’t believe it, summer is over, I’m crying sad tears, boo end of summer, wah wah wah.” I do not feel that way. I’m a little surprised that […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Being Tired But Perky

Date: August 4, 2011 at 8:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

I’m so sleepy. Turns out, averaging 5 hours of sleep a night will catch up with you. But who cares that I’m tired? I mean really. A former boss once shared an article with me called “No One Cares How […]