Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 6/3/2020

Forty six weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 243 Blood Sugar: 104 Down half a pound. It hasn’t been a great week. I mean, it’s been fine for me I guess, but in the last week yet another unarmed black man has been killed by police, and the...

Weekly Check In – 5/27/2020

Forty five weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 243 Blood Sugar: 95 So last week I said I wasn’t gonna be frustrated and sad that I’d put on half a pound, and I wasn’t. I logged food, tried to be a bit more active, and here I am...

Weekly Check In – 5/20/2020

Forty four weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 247 Blood Sugar: 99 This seems to be a pattern and honestly, I’m not feeling any frustration, I’m just acknowledging where I’m at and getting on with my day (it’s entirely possible, of course, that I don’t care about this...

Weekly Check In – 5/13/2020

Forty three weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 246 Blood Sugar: 94 Somehow I lost three pounds in the last week even though I’ve been mostly grading and my activity level could best be described as, “Someone put a mirror up to his mouth.” I’ve been…okay… about my...

Weekly Check In – 5/6/2020

Forty two weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 249 Blood Sugar: 101 And THAT is one pound below goal weight. I’m obviously thrilled by this, it genuinely feels like an amazing accomplishment, but I’m not doing the metaphorical cartwheels I’d expected to be doing, and I think one...

Taking Care of Shit

Just following up from today’s update. This is what a normal day of mindful eating should look like (not pictured, I read a graphic novel for a little over an hour this afternoon): Just holding myself publicly accountable, nothing else to say tonight.