Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 9/23/2020

Sixty two weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 236 Blood Sugar: 99 I’m grading. I had five classes worth of essays all come due on Sunday night, and I’m grading. I haven’t lost any weight but I haven’t put any on either and I’m grading. I’m also happy...

Weekly Check In – 9/16/2020

Sixty one weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 236 Blood Sugar: 101 Both of these are excellent, and very welcome, news. Last Wednesday, I stayed angry / borderline rage-y all day, but when I woke up on Thursday, I put some thought into the whole water weight thing,...

Weekly Check In – 9/9/2020

Sixty weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 239 Blood Sugar: 117 Up a pound, and my blood sugar hasn’t been this high since September. I’d love to tell you that this is causing me sadness and anxiety right now, but the truth is, all the terrible examples I...

Weekly Check In – 9/2/2020

Fifty nine weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 238 Blood Sugar: 107 Up three pounds, which…fuuuuuuuuck. Okay, honestly, I’ve already looked over the last week and the food intake was identical to previous weeks so there’s no “bad behavior” (I hate the weird morality we assign to eating)...

Weekly Check In – 8/26/2020

Fifty eight weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 235 Blood Sugar: 113 Maintaining and pretty happy about that given how little I’ve exercised this last week month. It’s been too hot and I’ve been a little concerned about my left foot, which is only 35% excuse. I’m honestly...

Weekly Check In – 8/19/2020

Fifty seven weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 235 Blood Sugar: 101 And up one pound. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Not to seem too flippant, but honestly this has happened so many times it’s hard to get too wound up about it anymore. I’m writing this on Thursday instead of Wednesday,...