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Soylent: Day 2

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Today was the second day of Soylent and I have some good and bad things to report. First of all in the "good" column, I really like how easy it is to mix your Soylent even if you do it every day (Once I lock down my recipe I will make larger batches). I just made tomorrow's Soylent and it took <15min. Once you have your routine down it goes quite fast. I also like not worrying about food, it's nice not to have to plan breaks for it. As far as the taste goes I can't really tell if I liked it more/less than yesterday but it is only day 2.

Now for the not-so-good bit. How do I phrase this... My bowel movements are not ideal. I think part of this come from drinking constantly all day instead of having "meals". I had to go to the bathroom quite a few times to take care of business. If I am still experiencing this.... side-effect at the end of the week then I will either change my eating schedule or look for something I can add/modify to fix it (or both).

Now that that's out of the way lets talk about cravings. Thankfully I'm not around food regularly or it would be harder but I do miss food. That said, I am committed to doing this for at least 2 weeks before adding back in food (barring my body shutting down). I went out to eat with some out-of-town co-workers tonight (I didn't eat, just had water) and that was tough. I think I might need to adjust my formula to give me more calories because ~1700 doesn't seem to be cutting it. I am not starving but I constantly have this re-occurring thought of "Just drink this then you get food tonight" and then I remind my self that no, I will not be having food later, just more Soylent. I'm hoping this feeling fades because I don't want to think of it as "Getting though" drinking Soylent, I want to enjoy it.

Well thats all I have for right now, I have been following this thread on the Soylent Discourse boards and so if you have any questions that is probably the best place to ask. If I don't have the answer I'm sure someone else there will.