GQ Article - "My Shameful Love of Soylent"

An interesting article from the perspective of someone who was initially opposed to Soylent

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So shameful.    

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I know the shame. I’m always kind of embarrassed to admit to coworkers or friends that half my meals are soylent. I’m already dorky enough, I don’t want to also be the guy who doesn’t eat real food.

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No shame here. I find most people are ok with it once I explain that I use it for meals I don’t care about and eat normal food when I go out with friends and family.

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I brought Soylent up with my doctor a couple weeks ago. Initially she was worried because I was doing 90%'ish. Once I showed her it wasn’t just a protein shake -and- she saw my blood work, she was OK with it. Said she might recommend to some of her patients.

Back to the thread topic, I have never been ashamed of Soylent. I was ashamed of my odd eating behavior with “normal” food. Soylent has “solved” that so life is not good!

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At work, im the guy that runs at lunch, walks during breaks, and drinks that milk stuff. My car sports a rebel alliance sticker and a millennium falcon sunshade. My ID card lanyard is Star Wars themed, I am a dork.

So be it, own it, think different, be different. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

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My doc was very accepting of it because of my weight loss and overall health. Whatever was working for me worked for my doctor, my blood work came back great.