I’m kind of disparing this morning checking my last three months of weight gain: 190 pretty steady all last year to today’s 202 (6’, 30y/o). a month or two into Soylent diet which has sesawed from 3 meals to one and stabilizing at 2 meals a day. I have been experiencing significant binge cravings and did actual indulge and binge on a thing of oreos or what have you once a week in November. I kind of got my psychology back in order and am back closer to my normal smaller and less frequent indulgences. My breakfast routine has been the hardest to give up: large iced americano with chocolate and a sausage, egg and cheese sandwich. I’m afraid I know what everyone’s answer is going to be: eat righter. I was really hoping Soylent could help me best in those middle of the day and end of day scenarios where I would make my worst nutritional judgements, which it has but how can I justify Soylent as those two staple meals if I’m gaining weight like this? I’m at a pretty high risk for type 2 diabetes and this is the exact age that my dad started gaining significant weight. I joined the gym before Thanksgiving, did 2 days a week (basic routine prescribed by a trainer there) for a month then fell off and have scared myself off from that now too. I’m certainly falling into victim self-talk and don’t trust myself to make a rational choice then work on selling myself, then buying into it.
Sure, there’s a lot going on in this post, but can I rationally deduce that Soylent may be acting harmfully for me?