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Following @Harald Motz 's excellent overview.....an added benefit of barefoot running - be it actual or minimal drops/flat/no support - is taking it slowly.In my opinion very easy jogging is really great for many reasons:
Easy, relaxed running - however you seek to frame it - is efficient physiologically and biomechanically with the zen qualities attached.
Took me about 3 years. I am a lot lighter, 170 ish.After 5-6 years of dedication, I think I’ll be ready to go actual barefoot running next spring—at 230lbs.
Sure you'll have no problems. I went about it arse about face and made many mistakes along the way.
You are already a relaxed runner. Took me a while to discover that is the key to it all.