Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 11/25/2020

Seventy one weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: ??? Blood Sugar: ??? I woke up this morning, read my daily email from Heather Cox Richardson, spent half an hour on social media, fed the dogs, ate breakfast, and then realized it was Wednesday and that I hadn’t checked...

Weekly Check In – 11/19/2020

Seventy weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 98 Down half a pound. It really is the world’s most boring roller coaster, filled with dips and turns that are absolutely expected. Very happy with the blood sugar though. It’s almost like a part of my anxiety...

Gratitude Journal

Three things: My health. So many students are testing positive for Covid, I’m so lucky to be able to stay home, keep safe, and earn a living. My job. I’m seeing stores running out of things again, especially paper towels, and they’re starting to ration certain items. Again, I’m so lucky that I can afford...

Weekly Check In – 11/11/2020

Sixty nine weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 109 Up a little less than a pound. No cute shrugging emojis this week, it’s time to start actively getting back into a routine. The election is over and even though the baby hasn’t conceded yet, the...

Gratitude Journal

Three things: I’m grateful to whichever neighbor it is who’s been putting my trash cans away every Monday. Thanks dude, very cool of you. I’m grateful for the friends I can vent to about the things I shouldn’t be venting about. Or at least, the things that if I were to publicly vent about, it’d...