Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

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...

Weekly Check In – 10/9/2019

Twelve weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 315 Blood Sugar: 106 Very happy with both these numbers. It’s been a crazy ass week. A few weeks ago it was made painfully clear to me that I wasn’t getting enough water. 64 ounces a day is enough for you...