Alice food

In Which Jenn Ponders Intuitive Eating

Something weird happened while I was on vacation last weekend. I ate whatever I wanted – and I felt better for it. And “whatever I wanted” isn’t code for “I ate whatever kind of salad I wanted” – I really ate whatever the house was preparing that day. That included hot dogs and french toast and arroz con pollo and at one point there was even a fried turkey. Now, I will say that I kept my portions down and often left off fillers like hot dog buns, but I ate freely all the same. As a result, I was...

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Running wild

In Which Jenn Runs In Dewey Beach

As I mentioned yesterday, I spent the Memorial Day weekend in Dewey Beach, DE. View from our porch. I wasn’t mad. And for once, I actually DID get in the run I said I’d make time for during vacation! Surprise! If you’ve ever been to Dewey, you know it’s pretty darned crowded. When I first stepped out, I was dodging pedestrians left and right. A giant group of about ten guys had the sidewalk completely blocked; I am supremely proud of myself for dancing right on through the group without touching anyone. They never knew what didn’t hit them....

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The Fairest Week In Review: 5/27

JENN: How was your extended weekend? Did you run at all? MOON: This is terrible, but for the second week in a row: noooo. This week has been a sick week… JENN: Oh no! If you’re feeling ill it’s probably better not to run, so it’s good that you’re taking precautions. Are matters improving? MOON: Yeah, yesterday was actually a pretty okay day for me! What about you? How were your runs? JENN: Not bad! I tried running outside again last week and it sucked. And then I did it again on Sunday out of necessity and miraculously it DIDN’T suck (more on this...

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Stir Fry

In Which Jenn Makes The Cheater’s Stir Fry

I bring you another cheater’s recipe! This one earns the title because you make everything in two pots/pans total, thus minimizing cleanup later. Otherwise, it’s SO simple I almost didn’t make this post for fear of being met with a resounding DUH. But I also made it recently and found that it kept me full much longer – and I had a pretty good run later that day. The science? Or, okay, the theoretical science? It’s got brown rice for carbs and tons of protein from the chicken sausage AND egg. Let’s proceed. The Cheater’s Stir Fry You will...

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Better Off Ted deal with it

In Which Jenn Runs A Sucking Simulation

I am a treadmill girl. We know this. But I know this, too: I need to get more experience running outside with terrain and inclines and all that jazz (thanks for the heads up on that fact, MCM 17.75K). And since it was a nice day on Monday, I decided I’d give the whole running outdoors thing another go. Guys, I think I’m gonna just rip out my lungs like the Vidiians did to Neelix that one time. Don’t worry; he got some holographic ones. And then a new one from his girlfriend. (Source) Turns out it’s not just...

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Tim Curry

Squirtgun To Your Head: Least Favorite Disney Character?

JENN: It’s time for another Squirtgun To Your Head! As we put the figurative gun to the head of a character we don’t like. Yes, the question today is this: Who is your LEAST favorite Disney character? I know mine: Boo from Monsters Inc. SHUT YOUR MOUTH AND GET OUT OF MY FACE I CANNOT STAND BOO. She straight up ruins Monsters Inc. for me. Not even Billy Crystal can save it, and I love me some Billy Crystal. MOON: I haven’t seen Monsters Inc. yet, but I hear thiiiings. JENN: A lot of people love the movie and think Boo is...

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The Fairest Week In Review: 5/20

JENN: Did you run at all this week? MOON: Hmm, I think another mile? The progress is rather slow over here… JENN: Hey, that’s one more mile than a lot of people manage! MOON: Yes, but about 25 less than I usually do… XD I have been hunting for half marathons for the late summer, though! JENN: Any prospects? MOON: Hmm, there was one in Chicago that caught my eye. I think that was early september. I might have to go out there for school things, so it would be the two birds one stone idiom, right? JENN: Indeed! MOON: Did you run? JENN: Yup, I got...

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In Which Jenn Considers the Week of Runs Not Taken

Two weeks ago, I did not run at all. AT ALL. The time had come. Pictured: Not running. Pictured: Still not running. Did I miss it? I hardly had time to miss it. Pictured: All the time I had. Since then I’ve had a couple good runs and a couple bad runs. I’ve pushed myself. I’ve barely eked it out. I’ve been happy and unhappy with my performance. Pictured: Performance. Running can be hard. It definitely saps a lot of my time. Is it worth it? All I know for sure is this: Whether or not my run was...

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Mickey camera

Photographic Memory: Two Moons Meet Two Sheep In DAK

JENN: Okay, I am SUPER EXCITED for this Photographic Memory because I’m fairly certain it proves that Moon is a time traveler. Behold this scene from Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Conservation Station! Look at the clothes. Look at the joyous faces. Look at the love of sheep. THAT SMALL CHILD IS MOON VISITING HER FUTURE SELF. MOON: I wonder when I get to do this… JENN: Past you is way more technologically advanced than future you. MOON: A future me as a younger self going to visit adult me. Or maybe I missed something JENN: Incidentally, Moon LOVES sheep. Have we mentioned that? MOON: I...

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