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OXYGEN9's Blogs

Great News!
Friday, September 23, 2016      11 comments

I got a job! It's only part-time, a few hours a week, but something is always better than nothing, right? That's what Jessica Smith says, for those of you who are familiar with her amazing workout videos. I am excited - and a little bit anxious ... Read more
The 5% Challenge - my hopes are high!
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      11 comments

Losing weight is proving to be much more difficult for me now than it was 4 years ago... Can't believe it's been that long since I joined SP! Anyway, maybe it's the fact that I've hit over the 3-0 mark, but the pounds just won't come off. I try ... Read more
The Decisive Question
Thursday, August 25, 2016      12 comments

On most days, I don't feel like working out. At all. But lately, that doesn't hinder my progress. All I have to do is ask myself the question: "What will you think of yourself tomorrow?" Before I know it, I have my workout shoes on and... Read more
Small Changes Make for Great Results
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      11 comments

This morning I realized just how much small changes can help me in the long run. I got up an hour earlier than I normally do and it has made such a big difference. At 7am, I felt energized and ready to attack the day and I got lots accomplished ... Read more
2016 Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment
Monday, March 14, 2016      6 comments

I've decided to join the 5% Spring Challenge because I need an extra "kick" to reach my goals. You are invited to join, too! Check out the link:
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Pictures Taken in Slovenia and Life Improvements
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      7 comments

After a long time, I think it's time for another blog. A lot has changed, the main thing being that my job contract ran out (I knew the job would be temporary) so I'm unemployed at the moment. While I'm searching job ads and sending out applicat... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday was a good day. I did all 5 miles of Leslie Sansone's Walk Away the Pounds workout and I felt like a winner! How much I ate is another story, but I know that I am getting back to healthy with baby steps and I think at this point this i... Read more
Sunday, December 06, 2015      3 comments

Three weeks ago, there was a traditional all-Slovenian hike that took place on a hiking trail close to where we live. There was an event for all the hikers at the end of the trail, and I was promoting our town at the event as part of my job. I w... Read more
Crazy Busy
Thursday, September 24, 2015      2 comments

My life has never been busier and I'm having a hard time keeping up with everything that I have to, and above all want to do. I've been slacking in the weight loss department and I often feel like an overcooked dumpling because of the lack of ex... Read more
Saturday, April 25, 2015      6 comments

Life has ups and downs, and that's what I'm having a hard time accepting. After feeling down for quite a long time and then having surgery on my teeth, I am finally feeling better. But I fear that this "high" will only last until I'm back in str... Read more
2015, Many Changes!
Monday, January 05, 2015      4 comments

New year, new me! I've just been told that I got a job at the local municipality, and right now I'm jumping with excitement, relief and joy. After I graduated, I spent about a year looking for a job, and after that dreadful job interview I had n... Read more
The 5% Challenge
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      8 comments

I've decided I need a bit of an "extra push" to reach my goals, so when I found a link to the 5% challenge I thought that might be it! I haven't been involved enough in the community and I'm going to change that too. SparkPeople has given me so ... Read more
Feeling Motivated
Thursday, July 17, 2014      3 comments

I finally feel like I can do this and lose the remaining 30-or-so pounds to reach a healthy BMI. I've been slacking for an entire YEAR and now that's OVER! Yesterday, I pr... Read more
Getting things off my chest
Thursday, June 19, 2014      7 comments

Since I found the SparkPeople community, I've started to feel quite good about myself. I've been doing everything I can to make progress in all areas of my life. I'm getting healthy and I feel like I've grown a lot as a person. This is why ... Read more
Time to get serious again
Saturday, November 02, 2013      4 comments

I thought (silly me) that once you start this new lifestyle, eat healthily and work out on a regular basis, it's a permanent change - that you just don't have huge set-backs like the one I've been having for a while. I lost 16kg, I was doing rea... Read more

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