Well today was better. Dinner last night was very light so I after I tracked it I realized that a full portion would not be too much. I think that using the tracking system I can determine how much of the dinner to bring or just bring something else. Thanks for all the advice from everyone.
I was thinking that taking 1/2 portion of leftovers as well. Take along a salad or perhaps chopped veggies to dip in FF salad dressing. If you have a microwave available, put some cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms and carrots with a little water & black pepper - cover with saran wrap and steam for a minute or two.
Carol~~ Kauai, Hawaii BLC27- Determined Desert Tortoises BLC26- Jungle Tigers BLC23-25 Mocha Maniacs BLC19-22 Rose Rangers BLC17-18 Azure ~Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry & fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism & solutions, you will cultivate success ~Lao Tzu
Pounds lost: 85.0
Fitness Minutes: (712) Posts: 50 5/19/09 1:03 P
Yea I think that is the best solution. If my wife packs my lunch she usually puts less, but when I do it I normally put a normal size portion. I was thinking of just not bringing in the leftovers and eating them for dinner the next day and pack a small lunch instead. Thanks for the suggestion.
Fitness Minutes: (7,693) Posts: 1,119 5/19/09 1:00 P
Usually I take my leftovers from dinner to work to eat the next day, but I started noticing that they pack a lot of calories and fat (since dinner is more robust) so it is almost like I am having dinner twice a day. any suggestions on how to avoid this?? I also dont want to waste the food we make.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.