Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 12/30/2020

Seventy six weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 240 Blood Sugar: 102 Up another pound. This is not a good direction. I’m not happy about it, but I’m honestly not gonna freak out either. I’ve been outside two out of the last three days, the bills are paid,...

Weekly Check In – 12/23/2020

Seventy five weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 238 Blood Sugar: 109 So, a few things: Up two more pounds, which…whatever. Christmas happened and it was fine. This is being written three days late because I’ve been busy this week. Sometimes busy with Christmas shit, sometimes just staring...

Weekly Check In – 12/16/2020

Seventy four weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: grading essays Blood Sugar: grading essays Sorry, let me give that another shot: Weight: 236 Blood Sugar: 102 Up two pounds. I could blame this on sitting too much and grading too much, but if I’m being honest, which is...

Weekly Check In – 12/9/2020

Seventy three weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 101 Down a pound. This is an objectively shitty week. It’s the fourth anniversary of my little brother’s suicide, a good friend is dying of Covid or Covid-related causes, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it,...

Weekly Check In – 12/2/2020

Seventy two weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 235 Blood Sugar: 99 Up a pound and a half over the last two weeks. Some of that can be blamed on Thanksgiving, but the rest of it is the same shit I’ve been doing for the last six months....

Weekly Check In – 11/25/2020

Seventy one weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: ??? Blood Sugar: ??? I woke up this morning, read my daily email from Heather Cox Richardson, spent half an hour on social media, fed the dogs, ate breakfast, and then realized it was Wednesday and that I hadn’t checked...