Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Weekly Check In – 11/19/2020

Seventy weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 98 Down half a pound. It really is the world’s most boring roller coaster, filled with dips and turns that are absolutely expected. Very happy with the blood sugar though. It’s almost like a part of my anxiety...

Gratitude Journal

Three things: My health. So many students are testing positive for Covid, I’m so lucky to be able to stay home, keep safe, and earn a living. My job. I’m seeing stores running out of things again, especially paper towels, and they’re starting to ration certain items. Again, I’m so lucky that I can afford...

Weekly Check In – 11/11/2020

Sixty nine weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 109 Up a little less than a pound. No cute shrugging emojis this week, it’s time to start actively getting back into a routine. The election is over and even though the baby hasn’t conceded yet, the...

Gratitude Journal

Three things: I’m grateful to whichever neighbor it is who’s been putting my trash cans away every Monday. Thanks dude, very cool of you. I’m grateful for the friends I can vent to about the things I shouldn’t be venting about. Or at least, the things that if I were to publicly vent about, it’d...

Weekly Check In – 11/4/2020

Sixty eight weeks out from surgery, and here are the numbers I care about: Weight: 234 Blood Sugar: 107 Up half a pound. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Fuck it, I’ll take it. In the last week, damn near all of my intentional behavior has evaporated in the wake of this crazy monstrosity that’s overshadowing everything else. I just...