Monthly Archives: September 2011

Becoming

I had a check-in with my doctor yesterday so she could get a sense of where I’m at with regards to HRT and follow-on care after my chest pain scare a couple of months ago. The cardiology discussion was interesting timing, … Continue reading

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Shoe Shopping

I attempted to go shoe shopping yesterday at Nordstrom Rack. I didn’t find any shoes there and frankly, it was a bit demoralizing. I’m stuck with size 12-12 1/2 men’s feet, which works out to 14-14 1/2 women’s, though I can … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 17 Check-in

Last week’s dose: 3mg/day estradiol. Physical: Holding steady. Breast area seems a bit larger but measurements don’t bear this out. I’m likely just getting fat! I had my hair trimmed and highlights touched up, which has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Confounding Closet Consternation!

What shirt should I wear today? Well, who’s getting dressed? Oh christ, I don’t need this fucking question today. Go away. No. Deal with me at your peril. Fuck off. Sorry, you’re stuck with me for the time being. (Sigh) OK, … Continue reading

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Chimera

This transition I’m on is still confusing as hell at times. What’s confusing is that I’m not always clear who or what I am. It’s hard to shake the feeling that I’m some sort of chimera right now. Am I a … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 16 Check-in

Last week’s dose: 3mg/day estradiol. Physical: No significant changes from last week, except for cessation of the nipple sensations previously reported. I have begun to notice some fat redistribution, but that could be because I’ve been much more sedentary the … Continue reading

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Why I Blog

To get stuff out of my head. If you’re trans like me, there can be a lot to figure out in life and I’ve always found it helpful and sometimes cathartic to write stuff down. It can be a place to park thoughts and … Continue reading

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