Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 2/26/2020

Thirty two weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 267 Blood Sugar: 105 Another two and a half pounds down. I’ll take it. The blood sugar is back up a bit. I ate a shit ton of fruit yesterday but I also had eight crackers. The troubleshooting part of...

Weekly Check In – 2/19/2020

Thirty one weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 270 Blood Sugar: 92 Well, I lost half a pound. Not enough to bother changing that number up top. I’m fine with this. Last Friday was Valentine’s Day, and I made a mushroom risotto for my wife, and I made...

Weekly Check In – 2/12/2020

Thirty weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 270 Blood Sugar: 90 In January of 2016, I was 470 pounds and my health was an early-stage avalanche. I didn’t know what my ideal weight should be, and I didn’t care because whatever it was, it was so far from...

Weekly Check In – 2/5/2020

Twenty nine weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 273 Blood Sugar: 94 I’ll take two pounds and be thrilled with it, especially after Super Bowl weekend. I could give a shit about the game, but every year I’m at a party anyway, and every year there’s a fair...

Weekly Check In – 1/29/2020

Twenty eight weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 275 Blood Sugar: 100 Three pounds is fantastic! I honestly feel like that’s as good a week as I can have now that I’m eating 800-1000 calories a day. Speaking of, I just got back from a visit with a...

Weekly Check In – 1/22/2020

Twenty seven weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 278 Blood Sugar: 102 Two pounds is great! Last Saturday I was in a two-million-dollar home on the water in Long Beach and I wound up dipping into the (thoroughly nasty) Chex Mix about four or five times. I was...