Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 7/15/2020

Fifty two weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 2?? Blood Sugar: ??? I had surgery one year ago. Almost. Technically, my “surgiversary” (I love language and all the fun things you can do with it, but I kind of hate adorable word mashups, so I’m conflicted in even...

Weekly Check In – 7/8/2020

Fifty one weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 238 Blood Sugar: 109 Did I really lose five pounds in a week? Did I really live my life that differently? Did I take more responsibility for myself? Nope. The numbers say I did (well…they say I lost weight, those...

Weekly Check In – 7/1/2020

Fifty weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 243 Blood Sugar: 104 Three pounds up. Fuck. On the other hand, fuck it. I’m having a hard time believing this to be actual weight gain, and for the moment, I’m just going with water retention as a possible reason. In...

Weekly Check In – 6/24/2020

Forty nine weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 240 Blood Sugar: 94 Waist: 36″ I swear to god the days are melding into one long weekday called Covid. Posting this a day late again, but whatever. Down a pound! Also, you’ll see the waist measurement there, which I...

Weekly Check In – 6/17/2020

Forty eight weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 241 Blood Sugar: 94 Half a pound down, and happy about that. Blood sugar is back down in the 90s, and happy about that as well. A friend pointed out that stress affects blood sugar. Hmmm. What could’ve been causing...

Weekly Check In – 6/10/2020

Forty seven weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 242 Blood Sugar: 111 Down a little over a pound, so yay. Not bad for a lethargic, chronic grader of essays, which is who I am this week (and last) (and next). But seriously, I’m pleased as hell with that....