So, Im fairly new to really tracking my calories. I went a little overboard on a cut and now Im slowly upping my calories until I get to a very lean bulk. Right now Im at about 2300 cals/day...not seeing any gain, so Im upping about 100 cals a week until I hit my sweet spot.
Anyway, I always eat pretty light for breakfast, lunch varies in size, and a pretty big dinner (workout right before dinner time). But it always seems like I have room for snack foods even while hitting my macros.
For example, for some reason my lunch and dinner were smaller than usual today - Simply because I was in a rush and threw some stuff together. I looked at my cals and had enough room for (way too much) candy left over from trick-or-treaters, some pretzels and a big chocolate chip cookie (all together, it was probably like 600 cals of snack food).
I normally cant fit THAT much in, but it seems like I always have room for a decent amount of sweets/snacks, etc. Just makes me wonder since it seems like everyone on here complains about trying to fit a cookie into their diet, etc. Someone tell me Im not crazy
11-07-2012, 06:33 PM #1
Am I doing something wrong? Input appreciated
11-07-2012, 06:37 PM #2
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i had an entire pint of ben and jerrys and a isoflex protein bar today (tastes like candy) and i hit all my macros and under my cal goal...its called iifym"Voracious Overeaters Crew" (JasonDB) lol
Starting weight 235 lbs(April 2012) - Oct 29/12 159.1 lbs (FAIL)
Starting weight again 230 -235 lbs May 2015 - Nov 2015.. 211.9
11-07-2012, 06:42 PM #3
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