1 Week of Maintenance

I’ve done decently well at sticking to my maintenance macros this first week. My original goals were¬†to keep the macros in the range:

  • Protein: 165-175 g
  • Fat: 160-170g (updated later to 145-155g)
  • Carbs: 25g (max)
  • Calories: 2120-2250

Here’s the daily average of my last 7 days.

Looks like I hit the top end of my calories range (gross, but net was way under due to over-exercising this past week). Protein was over by 10 grams a day (pretty close). Carbs were very close. Fat was still a bit lower than the range I set at the start but I had adjusted the fat number down to accommodate the nominal 20 g of carb.

These numbers are 32.5%, 4.4%, 63% of calories from Protein, Carbs, and Fat.


So what happened with weight? My goal was to stay in the 165-175 lbs range and I’ve done that so far.¬† I had a pop up a couple of days ago when I deliberately loaded a bunch of salt to prepare for a long bike ride the next day.

Across 2 weeks my weight has gone up and down a few lbs but looks pretty stable.

I am committed to sticking to these macros for the rest of the month.



Author: Doug

I'm an Engineer who is also a science geek. I was pre-diabetic in 1996 and became a diabetic in 2003. I decided to figure out how to hack my diabetes and in 2016 found the ketogetic diet which reversed my diabetes.

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