Portioning/tracking a recipe - Meat vs. gravy
Looking for thoughts and feedback on my plan for this recipe. I’m pretty good at the basics of determining calories and portion sizes in recipes - I put all of the ingredients and amounts (by weight whenever possible) in MFP to get the total, and weigh the entire product to divide and figure out the serving size. I have a…
Eating before a workout
I asked this in the May workout check-in thread, but it should probably be a separate discussion rather than crowding that thread. To quote from my post:
Buy weights or join a gym?
I want to start lifting, and have been looking at options. There are two gyms I could join, or I could buy home equipment. Any thoughts based on the pros/cons below? Home equipment pros: most flexibility to work out when I want; childcare isn't a factor because she can just play/watch videos while I work out; eventually…
Late night cravings
I've eaten all my regular calories plus all but 15 of my exercise calories, so I don't have anything else to work with. Mostly, I want a Dr. Pepper - I love Dr. Pepper, can drink several in a day if I let myself. Today, for the first time in a long time, I didn't have any - mostly to prove to myself that I can do it. I…