Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 11/13/2019

Seventeen weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 302 Blood Sugar: 100 I cannot tell you how happy I am to see a two pound weight loss this week. After obsessing over thinking about the one pound gain from last week, it finally occurred to me that I’d been...

Weekly Check In – 11/6/2019

Sixteen weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 304 Blood Sugar: 99 Well, shit. Talk about a mixed bag. I put on a pound this week. This is something I’ve known was coming. I’m obviously not happy about it, but I’m also not flinging myself into a depression. Some...

Ribeye

This isn’t a bariatric recipe, but it won’t hurt, assuming you’re back to eating normal foods. Here, look at this: That’s 3ish ounces of ribeye steak and it’s proof god loves you. I’ve been eating this for four days, and I’m sure it tastes good reheated, but I personally wouldn’t risk drying it out. Also...

Weekly Check In – 10/30/2019

Fifteen weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 303 Blood Sugar: 101 In a week, maybe two, I’ll be under 300 pounds. That’s kinda bananas. I think I’m gonna get a tattoo. Here, check this out: I’m happy. Ecstatic actually. Just picked Annette up from the airport and the...

Weekly Check In – 10/23/2019

Fourteen weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 311 Blood Sugar: 104 And here’s another number I care about: That’s the lowest my A1C has been since being diagnosed with diabetes over five years ago. More to the point, that’s within range for a non diabetic person. I had...

Weekly Check In – 10/16/2019

Thirteen weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 313 Blood Sugar: 109 I’m walking a little more, but I still haven’t hit the gym. The part of me that rationalizes wants to tell you that it’s because of six classes and four stacks of essays. The part of me...