THEODORE1958's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=THEODORE1958 THEODORE1958's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Week One Lessons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719967 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714781 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