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The Fairest Week In Review: 12/24

JENN: Merry Christmas Eve! And on that note: injury update! You first. How’s the hip? MOON: I think it’s safe to say I’m good to go. I’ve run 3-4 times this week? I guess I won’t know if it’s completely good until I do a looooong run, but I figure it will take me enough time to build back up that it’ll probably be fine by that point anyway. JENN: Hey, if there’s no pain so far, you’re in good shape! MOON: What about you? JENN: Good, but also bad. The bad news is that I’ve decided to take the whole week off if...

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Influenster

In Which Jenn Receives An Influenster Vox Box

Wanna hear something weird? Influenster believes you are interested in my opinions! I can tell because, against all odds, they sent me their Spice Vox Box, full of stuff I did not pay for. I am nothing if not chock full of integrity, however, so you can be sure that the following thoughts are devoid of bias. You can tell because sometimes the things I say aren’t complimentary; which is another way of saying this may be my last Vox Box. Time will tell! So what was in this, my first and potentially final box? Well… Good Health Veggie...

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Happy Friday: What, Like A Good Action Sequence Don’t Belong In Christmas?

Hi there! Jenn here. I considered throwing another Disney Christmas carol at you for our final Happy Friday of the year. After all, it would be thematically appropriate in more ways than one. Instead, my heart won out over my head, and I am presenting you with a video that is unrelated to Disney, running, or anything else directly relevant aside from the holiday season. It may be wildly tangential, but it is also magnificent. So: grab hold of your socks and read on, Joel Robinson! How long before it becomes a standard? Don’t forget, you can follow FRoA on...

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Magic Band

In Which Jenn Has The Loneliest Magic Band

Ever wonder what it looks like when you receive exactly one Magic Band? Well, it looks like that. C’mon, Disney. You could at least throw some Mickey confetti in there, cheer up us lonely hearts. (Although actually I’m super excited and it’s going to be a great race! Best self-birthday present ever!!!!) SEE YOU AT THE WDW MARATHON. HOPE MY ACHILLES HOLDS UP. Don’t forget, you can follow FRoA on Twitter @fairestrunofall and on Instagram @fairestrunofall. If you have any questions or thoughts, leave a comment or email fairestrunofall@gmail.com. See ya real soon!...

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The Fairest Week In Review: 12/15

JENN: All right! What’s the latest on your hip? Is it treating you better? MOON: I tried running again last night! It only mildly hurts today. So I figure I don’t run today, maybe try again tomorrow! JENN: Seems like a wise plan. Not bothering you in every day life, then? MOON: Only when moving quickly. XD And sleeping on that side is still really uncomfortable. How’s your Achilles tendon? JENN: Eh. I mean, it’s kinda better. It doesn’t bother me much if at all when walking. Running or – God forbid – trying to take a ballet class, though… I’m getting a little worried;...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Brown Derby Lounge Review

Last post of the trip report. 🙁 Commentary from Elizabeth provided in red. Click here to read all the posts in this report. Onward! Brown Derby Lounge, I hope you don’t mind me telling you this, but: you were an accident. Elizabeth and I were hot and tired that afternoon in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We were just looking for a bar that wasn’t crowded. You – the little outdoor bar space attached to the Hollywood Brown Derby – had a line, but by that point we had given up. Turns out the line was just for the bar itself to grab a to-go...

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Mulan bath

In Which Jenn’s Corral Concerns Are Really Shower Concerns

The WDW Marathon corral placements came out this week. I was worried. See, I signed up late for the race. Like, unheard of late, for runDisney. So late that technically the proof of time submission deadline had passed. However, when filling out the form, I was still asked for a proof of time. And so the question became: would it count? Or would I be placed – gasp – in THE LAST CORRAL??? This concern was not purely of vanity, nor exclusively over a worry that I’d be crowded by walkers. No, it was mostly about the post-race shower....

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Penguins

The Fairest Week In Review: 12/09

JENN: How’s your hip? Up to any running?! MOON: Hahaha, soooo I went to the gym on Thursday. And the rest of the week the hip went back to being sad. So, yeah, kinda of. But not to a place where it’s not painful. >_> JENN: Yeah, I know what you mean. I’ve been resting on weekends and I seem pretty good but then I run and my Achilles is like AHAHAHA YOU HAVE NOT BESTED ME. Mind you, I’ve been running at least twice a week anyway. Because my Achilles ain’t the boss of me! MOON: Can you be boss of my hip? Tell...

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Whispering Canyon

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Whispering Canyon Cafe Review

The trip report is over, but I still have one or two food reviews in me. Specifically: two; and here is the first. Commentary from Elizabeth provided in red. Click here to read all the posts in this report. Onward! Whispering Canyon Cafe! This one’s been on my Disney bucket list for some time. Although I doubt I’ll ever be hungry enough for one of their famous bottomless skillets, I appreciate straws as projectiles. Let’s back up. For those who are unfamiliar with resort restaurants, Whispering Canyon is a casual sit-down restaurant in the Wilderness Lodge where the servers are allowed to...

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In Which Jenn Dreams About runDisney Again

GUYS. I HAD ANOTHER RUNDISNEY NIGHTMARE. It started out innocuously enough. I was at next year’s Wine & Dine Half. I went to the expo. I loved, I laughed, I lived. Went to my hotel. Futzed around. It was 6pm. Suddenly I realized – I had left the expo without ever picking up my bib. I mean, who needs it? What followed was a madcap series of dream vignettes that included such activities as attempting to go back to the expo even though I knew it was closed, then dashing about the race itself trying to find some authority who...

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