Day 7: Solely Soylent

Today’s the day, folks. My wife just returned home. The Olympics are on. And besides having an orange, I’ve had nothing but Soylent. A drink this morning. A drink at 12:30. A third and final Soylent drink at 8:00. Read More

Day 3: Positively Soylent

The mission today, if I chose to accept it, was to think positive. After the roller coaster ride of a day I had yesterday, I realized it was too early in this experience to start losing control. So today I made an all out effort to be more positive. I don’t know if it worked or not. But I don’t feel like I’m laying on a water bed during an earthquake anymore. So that’s good. Read More

Day 2: Soylent Rollercoaster

As the title says, today was an emotional freaking roller coaster. I’m up. I’m down. I’m hungry. I’m not hungry. I honestly don’t know how to feel right now. It’s day 2. That’s all I know for sure. oh! and that dinner saved my life. I promised myself I would use this as an opportunity to eat healthier, but I just couldn’t take it. With a sick toddler and long day at work, a cheeseburger really hit the spot! hmmmm…. it ended too fast. I mean, between the two drinks, I had had 800 calories today. A cheeseburger was a welcomed delight and OKAY in my book. Read More

Day 1: Soylent Experiment… I might die

If you haven’t heard of Soylent, don’t worry. It’s not very complicated. It was developed by a couple of guys in Silicon Valley, looking for a way to make eating easier. The product was aptly named in homage to Harry Harrison’s 1966 science fiction novel Make Room! Make Room!, which explores the impact massive population growth could have on world resources. These two guys saw a need for a way to gain sustainance while at the same time, making time in the day for other things, like founding profitable start-ups. Read More