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Get rid of your GRAIN BRAIN

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Grain Brain. As always, the opinions expressed are all my own!

Grain Brain:  The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar --  Your Brain's Silent Killers
David Perlmutter, MD, is a name you will be hearing a lot more about.  He is a board-certified neurologist with an impressive resume:
President of the Perlmutter Health Center in Naples, FloridaCo-founder and president of the Perlmutter Brain FoundationsA Fellow of the American College of NutritionRecipient of the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the American College of Nutrition; Recipient of the Linus Pauling Award; Recipient of the Leonard G. Rowntree Research AwardAssociate Professor at the University of Miami School of MedicineFrequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by medical institutions like Harvard University, the University of Arizona, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Columbia UniversityPublished author in The Journal of Neurosurgery, The So…

WIAW: Walnut snack attacks

First: It's the LAST DAY to enter the GIVEAWAY  contest here!!!

Second: Happy National Running Day(Thank you, Fancy Nancy, for informing me on the holiday!)  Learn how to celebrate here.  And finish the sentence: "I run..." for health, for escape, for the CHALLENGEWhy do you run?

Third: How are my June Goals going so far?  So far, so good!
#MOVE: I made my return as planned on Sunday, getting back into my running with 3 miles in 30 minutes! Not continuous, but I'll get there.  The weather was stellar and made it enjoyable.  Today, I ran a mile on the treadmill before circuit training.#EATHaven't had gluten since Sunday, when I had just a dropppppp.  But remember, I said during the week.  Yesterday, I was temped by a meal out, where I ate a delicious salad for dinner, but then we ordered cookies to share for dessert. Uh oh.  I almost caved, but the cookies did not look worth it, and I knew I committed to not eating gluten during the week.  Somehow, I exerted …

Set June Goals

Don't forget to enter the GIVEAWAY here! Hi.
My blogging, running, and general 'me-time' activities have all fallen to the wayside these past few weeks.  Ever since #FitBlogNYC and meeting Bob Harper, I've been a busy, BUSY girl.  May has flown by and suddenly it's JUNE!

I had really high hopes for theRW Summer Running Streak, but timing is everything.  Only a few days in, I had a constant sharp pain running down the back/outside of my left calf, not only when running but also when walking, or merely sitting but turning my ankle from side to side.  Not good.  I ran on it a few days into the challenge, but then the BF (former cross country runner and voice I trust in everything) warned me to take a few days off of it.  FIIIINE.  I did.  I did some light elliptical work just to feel like I was moving, but did not run or put pressure on it.

... and it's feeling much better!  The pain seems to have completely vanished, so I look forward to starting  up my running …