Weekly Check In – 10/21/2020

Sixty six weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 233 Blood Sugar: 105 Down a pound. IT’S A ROLLER COASTER OF EMOTION (not really). The post I wrote last week was really helpful. It helped me be aware of the shit that’s going through my head, and knowing where...

Gratitude Journal

Three things: Creativity. My career is in education, but the side gig is writing and the arts, and I cannot tell you how grateful I am for that. I know the most amazing people, and I get to hang out with them all the time, when there’s not a plague on, and it’s a genuinely...

Gratitude Journal

I just got off the phone with Bella, who’s the best, and she told me she’s been writing gratitude journals and it sounded like a great idea. No idea how long I’ll be able to keep this up, but… I guess let’s shoot for three things: Health insurance. I’m able to get back on the...

Weekly Check In – 10/14/2020

Sixty five weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 104 Up 1.7 pounds, but once again, I’m not being as active as I should be. You know what’s interesting? In typing that last sentence, I initially wrote the word “productive” instead of active. It’s interesting because...

Weekly Check In – 10/7/2020

Sixty four weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 233 Blood Sugar: 101 Down 0.2 pounds this week, which we’ll just agree to call maintenance. Which is something I need to get used to thinking about. This isn’t a diet after all, and whenever I finally hit my last...

Weekly Check In – 9/30/2020

Sixty three weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 233 Blood Sugar: 99 I’m still grading by the way, but it’s not as overwhelming as it was last week. I’m even writing this on Wednesday. Also, no, you can’t have a body paragraph without fucking evidence. Somehow I’ve lost...