Weekly Weigh-In | Reflections | Meal Prep

Drumroll please!!!

Starting Weight: 231 lbs

Goal Weight: 175 lbs

Current Weight: ….

Holy shit, I skipped the 220โ€™s! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ I can’t even remember the last time I was in the teens!!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜‚ Now before I get carried away about Soylent being a miracle worker (which I will to a degree very shortly), I think itโ€™s important to acknowledge that during my initial weigh-in I was on my period & *WAY* more bloated than usual. My weight over the past year or so has teetered between 227-231. Other metrics you may want to know:

  • BMI: 31.5
  • Body Fat: 38% (My goal is to cut this in half, btw)
  • Muscle Mass: 27.4%



The 2 boxes of Soylent & body composition scale I ordered via Amazon.

These are the a few of the impacts Soylent has had so far on my day-to-day life:

  • Convenience โ€“ I donโ€™t need to cook; although I often add flavors or green things that I blend in, I can also very easily just grab-and-go when I donโ€™t have time to jazz it up.
  • Tracking Calories โ€“ Itโ€™s so much easier to track my overall calories since 2 of my meals are exactly the same. It gives me the chance to figure out how to fit in whatever it is that I might have a taste for (chocolate, bread, veggie sausage, you name it) within my macros & caloric allowance. Tracking now is much less stressful/obsessive since I have a set amount of calories from the Soylent & more like a game of tetris where I plan out what Iโ€™m having for the next few days ahead of time. (Iโ€™m using Cron-O-Meter to track my calories. What do you use? Is tracking calories useful for you?)
  • Digestion-Wise โ€“ Honestly, not that bad. The first few days my stomach had a few gurgles & there was some gas but I think my bodyโ€™s used to it now. I almost always drink mine with something mixed in โ€“ greens, water, protein powder, fresh fruit, etc โ€“ which I think helps it to sit less heavily in my stomach. I also think it helps that at the end of the day I have a meal that’s PACKED with fiber to make sure that I’m moving everything through my digestive system with ease.


These are the macros I’m trying out for the next month or two:

  • Carbs: 200 grams
  • Protein: 105 grams (I usually get more than this & will be increasing my intake as I start to workout more)
  • Fat: 70 gramsย (42 of which are coming from Soylent)

I made a veggie soup which will be my main calories for dinner this week. I broke it intoย 12 servings & will be eating it with brown rice or a sweet potato or beans. I’ll be toying around with different ways to hit my macros–maybe I should be eating a bunch of small snacks, maybe I should be cramming everything into one large dinner at the end of the day–you get the drift.

I’m really trying to pay attention to my eating habits & how my body reacts to different foods rather than just taking other peoples’ advice or following whatever is trending right now. I’m trying to pay attention to my usual pitfalls & plan ahead to make sure I have healthier options when I’m feeling emotional, bored, or just really, really hangry.

How are you setting yourself up for success this week??


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