THEODORE1958's SparkPeople Blog THEODORE1958's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Week One Lessons I started last Tuesday with my new eating philosophy of viewing food as fuel and nutrition. If I eat this way 80% of the time, then those occasions where I go out to eat or attend some function I can eat for 'enjoyment' and not sabotage my goals. This was a good first week. I stayed true to plan and I attended a wedding Saturday. I enjoyed myself at the wedding and even had some cake. But the entire week other than the wedding day, I stuck to the plan and ended up losing 7 pounds. I don't exp... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:59:18 EST Starting from Scratch I have deleted all of my previous blog entries because I am back to square one. I have gained all but 34 of the pounds I had lost. I've done a lot of soul searching and research to find out what I can't seem to stay focused on living a healthy lifestyle. I've come to the conclusion that I have to view food differently. We'll see how successful I am in the coming months. I will post regularly since I believe that will help to keep me accountable. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:30:07 EST