Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 10/14/2020

Sixty five weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 104 Up 1.7 pounds, but once again, I’m not being as active as I should be. You know what’s interesting? In typing that last sentence, I initially wrote the word “productive” instead of active. It’s interesting because...

Weekly Check In – 10/7/2020

Sixty four weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 233 Blood Sugar: 101 Down 0.2 pounds this week, which we’ll just agree to call maintenance. Which is something I need to get used to thinking about. This isn’t a diet after all, and whenever I finally hit my last...

Weekly Check In – 9/30/2020

Sixty three weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 233 Blood Sugar: 99 I’m still grading by the way, but it’s not as overwhelming as it was last week. I’m even writing this on Wednesday. Also, no, you can’t have a body paragraph without fucking evidence. Somehow I’ve lost...

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...