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Ali K.
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Teacher, runner, reader, writer, thinker, doer.
Teacher, runner, reader, writer, thinker, doer.

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Some Hard Truths (and Some Small Victories)
These days, three miles feels daunting and four seems impossible. I am trying to stay positive, but when I think about my longterm running goals, I can't help but feel hopeless. I love that Elizabeth has become the voice of reason and experience in running ...

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Some Summer Stuff
I officially go back to work July 27th to start training our new teachers, so summer is basically over for me. It's been a good one. Our travel plans fell through and my leg debacle caused some stress, but mostly I really enjoyed my time off. In June we had...

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Our Anniversary in Pictures
Matt and I celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary last week. We don't often do anything big for our anniversaries, but this year we didn't have a summer vacation planned and we just felt like we wanted to do something special. So, we got a hotel room at...

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I'm So Tired of this Topic
Okay, let's talk about my calves for hopefully the last time this summer...or ever, preferably. After my compartment test, it took awhile for me to hear back from the doctor. Once I finally spoke to him, my fears were confirmed: the tests were inconclusive....

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Earworm Wednesday
Misterwives - Machine.  I find Misterwives to be a little hit-and-miss but this song, with vocals sounding a little like Shakira, a catchy tune, and rebellion-inspiring lyrics, is a winner! Lyrics to listen for: "Oh I'm tired of abiding by your rules/Causin...

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Our Song (an Anniversary Post)
Today is Matt's and my wedding anniversary. We are celebrating seven years! I've always heard of the "7 year itch" but if this year is anything like the last six, I'm not worried. Matt is my perfect complement. When I am stressed, he is comforting. He is en...

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*tap tap Is this Thing On?*
Hi guys. Well, it's been awhile. This tends to happen to me during the summer; given the time to truly isolate myself, I turn off notifications, ignore texts, and step away from my blog and social media a bit. This tendency was completely exacerbated by my ...

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What the Heck are Flatties?
When I wrote about my friend Christine taking a flattie-Ali along for a half marathon, a couple people were unfamiliar with this practice. I forget sometimes that my virtual running community on Facebook does some weird things...even for runners. The best p...

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