Top 5 Posts of 2013

Happy New Year everyone!

I thought I’d do yet one more Top 5 list; this time my most-read posts.

5.Lucy Minerals blush swatches
I’ve got a pretty bad photo of my two favorite two Lucy Minerals blushes – Juicy Peach and Sea Coral, but this post gets quite a few views from indie mineral makeup shoppers.
Lucy Minerals Juicy Peach Sea Coral blush swatches

4. Maren puts the X in P90X
This is a family blog, so we’ll just leave it at that.

Maren P90X German Potato Soup

How can you be in that much pain and have that much fun?

3. Sneak Peak of P90X3
There was a ton of buzz around P90X3 and I was so very lucky to do one of the workouts months before it was released. Buy it here!
P90X3, Tony Horton, Beachbody

2. My first half marathon and I don’t know how I feel about it
I’d been training for this race for a few months and the day finally arrived. I was not as happy about finishing as I’d hoped.
Half Marathon finisher medal, Phoenix half marathon

1. Fitness Friday “What’s Your Excuse?”
Maria Kang sure has taken the blogosphere by storm, and this was my most-read post 2013.
Maria Kang what's your excuse

Have a great year!


Maren puts the X in P90X

P90X Chest & Back just isn’t the same since I learned about Maren’s previous career

Maren P90X Chest & Back

How can you be in that much pain and have that much fun?

It becomes a totally different video when Tony Horton tells her to go deeper, or when he tells her it hurts in a good way. And all those faces she makes…oh dear.

My pull-up progress is s-l-o-w. I did this workout at home with my guy yesterday, and put the bench behind me when I was using the pull-up bar. I could do maybe 5 for each pullup, and I am feeling it today.
For Round 1, I did push-ups on my toes, and went to my knees for Round 2, so my push-ups are coming along nicely.