Crohn’s Disease Q&A

Crohn's Disease Q&A

This post is sponsored by Project Baseline. As always, I write what I truly believe in and stand behind, whether I’m paid for it or not. But you knew that already! The last time we shared some Crohn’s talk here, I decided to get a little bit preachy, and talked about why it’s important to […]

3 Things I’ve Learned in my 28 Years with Crohn’s Disease

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This post is sponsored by Verily. As always, I write what I truly believe in and stand behind, whether I’m paid for it or not. But you knew that already! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 7 years old. At the time, I had no idea what that meant — and neither […]

What It’s Actually Like Living With Crohn’s Disease

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I wrote this last night when I was feeling, let’s say, a bit overwhelmed. I’d had a particularly exhausting day, and maybe it was the Crohn’s disease or the fact that I’m now nine months pregnant and am very aware that life is about to change — I don’t know. But I did some writing. The […]

Making It Count

At the end of 2016, I was very sick. In an effort to cheer myself up and not be too down on the fact that the past few months of the year hadn’t shaped up the way I would’ve wanted them to, I decided to go through all my photos from the past year (and, […]

A Crohn’s Disease Update + What I Learned Being On A Patient Advisory Board

A few weeks ago, I traveled to lovely Willow Grove, PA, to take part in a patient advisory board at Janssen Biotech. Janssen is the company that makes Stelara, the medication I’ve been taking for my Crohn’s disease for about a year now. When the Janssen team first reached out asking if I was interested […]

An Update on the Crohn’s Situation + Things I’m Loving Right Now

(Remember The Situation? What’s he up to?) Hello hello hello and Happy Tuesday! That, my friends, is a touch of forced enthusiasm. The reality is, I’m having a bit of a tough time right now. This Crohn’s flare isn’t letting up even a little bit, and while, I know, that’s old news and I’ve done my fair share of […]

Happy Celine Dion Week!!!

“I’m going to start a podcast! But I’ll still have time and energy and the desire to keep blogging!” Oh, Ali. I’m trying, though! Part of me feels like I should have all this podcasting stuff figured out already, because I like to be good at things right away. But then I remember I’ve only […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 30: My Crohn’s Disease Story

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 30 Listen on iTunes I SoundCloud I Overcast I Stitcher I Google Play NEW: Follow the Ali on the Run Show on Facebook! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 7 years old. It was a scary, confusing time in my life, and while I’d love to […]

Stress & Stuff

I know I know I know. It’s been a while. I’ve missed you! I’ve missed writing here! But such is life, and life lately has been, well…let’s discuss. Remember when I had that awesome week of Brooklyn Half training, and I was finally starting to feel fast and fit and ready to race Brooklyn? I […]

On Being Your Own Advocate In A Broken System & Why I Tried InsideTracker

This is not a sponsored post. Just FYI. Today is Monday, April 10. And on Monday, April 10, I should be home giving myself my next Stelara injection. But in spite of the fact that today is Monday, April 10, I am not at home giving myself my Stelara injection. Even though today is the day my […]