Anecdotal evidence would seem to suggest that individuals work differently, and that we each need to play around with things to find what works for us. If you are comfortable with how you are spacing your calories, not having issues with extreme hunger or weakness, and not feeling over-full, then it would seem that you've found the timing that works best for you.
I seem to feel best on a schedule something like:
Morning Snack: 50-150
Afternoon Snack: 150-200
Evening Snacks: 300-450
I'm not a morning person, and don't particularly like food earlier in the day, so about half of my 1390-1730 calories are in the evening. I average out around 1500 each day. I haven't found this to hamper my weight loss in any way, and it hasn't had a negative impact on my bloodwork either.
I do, however, have no issues with radically changing this on a day-to-day basis depending on my hunger cues. If I'm really not hungry, I don't eat snacks, and my meals may be much smaller. If I'm more hungry, then my earlier snacks and lunch may be larger. I trust that my body will let me know what it needs, and I adjust according to that rather than worrying about a schedule.
Others find that they feel better eating to a set schedule and having specific meal sizes at certain times, whether that be 6 small meals each day or 2 large ones.
I would suggest that you stick with your plan for a few weeks and see how you feel. If it's working for you, then stay with it. If not, then make an adjustment and try that for a few weeks.
Good luck in figuring out what will work best for you!
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