Weekly Check In – 2/12/2020

Thirty weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 270 Blood Sugar: 90 In January of 2016, I was 470 pounds and my health was an early-stage avalanche. I didn’t know what my ideal weight should be, and I didn’t care because whatever it was, it was so far from...

Weekly Check In – 2/5/2020

Twenty nine weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 273 Blood Sugar: 94 I’ll take two pounds and be thrilled with it, especially after Super Bowl weekend. I could give a shit about the game, but every year I’m at a party anyway, and every year there’s a fair...

Weekly Check In – 1/29/2020

Twenty eight weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 275 Blood Sugar: 100 Three pounds is fantastic! I honestly feel like that’s as good a week as I can have now that I’m eating 800-1000 calories a day. Speaking of, I just got back from a visit with a...

Weekly Check In – 1/22/2020

Twenty seven weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 278 Blood Sugar: 102 Two pounds is great! Last Saturday I was in a two-million-dollar home on the water in Long Beach and I wound up dipping into the (thoroughly nasty) Chex Mix about four or five times. I was...

Weekly Check In – 1/15/2020

Twenty six weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 280 Blood Sugar: 99 I have no idea how I lost five pounds while recovering from The Ick, but that’s apparently what happened. I’m two weeks into the winter term, and work brain has. Not. Kicked. In. I can’t bring...

Weekly Check In – 1/8/2020

Twenty five weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 285 Blood Sugar: 101 It’s hard to believe I was on vacation a week ago, it already seems like a distant memory. Maybe it’s the head plague I woke up with last Friday. Anyway, down two pounds in two weeks,...