I too exercise on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. When I exercise in evening, I try to do it after work and before dinner so my stomach is pretty empty. And you're right, I've read opposing argurments from the 'professionals' but I say do what works for you!
"Some quit due to slow progress. Never grasping the fact that slow progress....is still progress"
Restart Weight (02/Jan/15) - 145.6 lbs
Current Weight (27/Feb/15) - 141.4 lbs.
1st Goal (to get out of an 'overweight' BMI)- 136 lbs.
Easter Challenge Goal - 129 lbs.
Distance Challenge - 60.7/150 miles by Easter