Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 4/8/2020

Thirty eight weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 256 Blood Sugar: 74 Down a pound, and goddamn, am I happy about that. I haven’t exercised as much as I should’ve, but in my defense, I prepped three classes (like, for “damn near the entire term” prepped) in three...

Plague Journal

I am not well. I am not sick either, I just realized…fuck it there’s a better way to start this thing. I’m not doing well, here in the middle of all this bullshit with COVID-19. I have no idea why I type that out in all caps, but I’ve been doing it for weeks now....

Weekly Check In – 4/1/2020

Thirty seven weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 257 Blood Sugar: 107 I put on .6 pounds. 6.6 pounds from goal. FUUUUUUUUCK. I’ll be fine. You’ll notice I’m resisting the easy April Fools joke. Okay, in all seriousness, I’ve been expecting this. Not because I’m so close to...

Weekly Check In – 3/25/2020

Thirty six weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 256 Blood Sugar: 91 Six pounds from goal. Crazy. Blood sugar’s 91 again and very likely that’s because I had very little fruit yesterday and no citrus. I’m a Californian goddammit, I’m not giving up citrus. Good to know I...

Weekly Check In – 3/18/2020

Thirty five weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 259 Blood Sugar: 105 259. Nine pounds from goal. To see that number this morning was a bit of a shock, both because of being in the 250s, and because I haven’t lost more than three pounds in a week...

Weekly Check In – 3/11/2020

Thirty four weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 263 Blood Sugar: 93 Obviously both of those numbers make me happy. Four pounds is fantastic, and I’m inching closer and closer to my initial goal of 250. I honestly can’t remember if I’ve written about this or not, but...