Tag Archives: Biking

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Work, Run, Eat, Repeat...And Ride

Date: July 30, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

When I was trying to come up with a pithy title for this blog, I did some “inspirational research.” Basically, I looked up a ton of other blogs to see what their clever titles were, hoping something brilliant would pop […]

Ignorance Is Bliss

Date: July 9, 2012 at 8:45 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 61

You know how I know this weekend was good? I didn’t wear any makeup. I’m not a big makeup-wearer in general, but I do usually throw on a bit of please-hide-these-bags-under-my-eyes concealer or foundation or whatever it’s called, and my […]

Break Time Is Over

Date: July 2, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

There is so much I want to talk about today. I made that bold, even though it seemed all-caps worthy. But all-caps implies yelling, and I thought maybe that was too aggressive for a Monday morning. Bolded words say, “This […]

This Time Feels Right

Date: June 25, 2012 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

As soon as I crossed the finish line at the Hamptons Marathon, I was ready to sign up for my second attempt at 26.2. I set my sights on the Eugene Marathon on April 29, but I didn’t fully commit […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Strangers Can Be So Nice

Date: June 21, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 65

Last night I attempted a Pilates class at my gym. I say “attempted” because I didn’t exactly “do” all the moves. I managed to wobble during every balance, tip over during every side plank and face-plant during the squat-thrust-down-dog-push-up-leg-curl move. […]

My Promises To You

Date: June 20, 2012 at 9:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 77

Sometimes blogging is a really wonderful thing. I get to ramble on and on about running and Crohnsing and whatever’s on my mind. It’s cool having my own little place here on the magical Internet where I’m not confined by […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: On Feeling Kind Of Cool

Date: June 14, 2012 at 9:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

For the past few weeks — OK, fine, months — I haven’t really been digging the whole Thankful Things Thursday. Last week I even considered bagging the whole “tradition” because it felt “tired and forced.” And sometimes, yeah, that’s true. […]

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. […]

Body, We Need To Talk

Date: May 30, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

I was so optimistic after this weekend. No, I didn’t feel completely over this latest Crohn’s flare-up, but I was certain I was flying full-speed on the road to recovery. But then yesterday happened, and now I’m all, “WTF, body? […]

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 […]