Monthly Archives: July 2011

Peaceful Frustration and Anger

The past couple of days have been emotionally rough. I’ve been feeling sad and now I’ve started to feel some frustration and anger. I’m frustrated and angry that I didn’t figure out my myself over a decade ago before I remarried … Continue reading

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Last night turned into a very sad night. My two year-old child was sick yesterday, throwing up randomly throughout the day and evening, so my wife and I had to cancel our date night. We spent the night watching Wall-E … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 8 Check-in

Last week’s dose: 2mg/day Estradiol Physical: Libido felt less demanding than normal, but it was not outside of my normal range. No other changes of note since last week. Mental: I’ve been feeling much closer to my feelings, and I … Continue reading

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The Top That Got Away

A while back I found a top that felt wonderful to the touch in a plum-like color that spoke to me. It was cut with a large scoopneck and had short, fluttery sleeves. I totally fell in love with it on the … Continue reading

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My maternal grandfather lived to be 104 and my paternal grandfather 83. My paternal grandfather was a full-blown alcoholic, so it’s hard to say whether that preserved him longer or shortened his life. I prefer to think that it cut … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 7 Check-in

Last week’s dose: 1mg oral Estradiol daily Physical: A few occasional aches/twinges in the breast area here and there. At times, my breast area feels “heavy”; it’s hard to describe. My skin seems to be getting softer, but that could … Continue reading

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(Yes, this is another geeky reference to Douglas Adams‘ Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Sorry, I’m that type of girl! 🙂 A few weeks ago I shared the symptoms I was having that make me worry I was having a … Continue reading

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