Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hello World! Part Four.

I stopped taking my HRT a week ago on December 21, 2011. I’ve done this twice before on my journey. Unlike the last couple of times, this feels more like a stop than a pause. This has been building for a while, and … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 27 Check-in

Last Week’s Dose: 4mg/day estradiol. Physical: No significant changes from last week. Emotional: Messy. There’s nothing like the run-up to Christmas to make life stressful. http://twitter.com/cistotrans

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Desire vs. Need vs. Fantasy vs. Compulsion vs. Reality

I’ve been percolating on this topic for a while, and I finally feel like I can now feel the rough outline of it in my own life. As usual, it leads to more questions for me, not answers. As a … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 26 Check-in

Last Week’s Dose: 4mg/day estradiol. Physical: No significant change from last week. It seems that breast growth and sensations have entered a bit of a plateau with regards to rate of change. My libido has significantly changed over the past … Continue reading

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The Cosmology of Transition

I don’t believe in a God, god or gods, but I do believe that quantum patterns in our universe repeat themselves from the micro to the macro, and that we are bound inside these patterns and that they express themselves … Continue reading

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Rejected Does Not Equal Defective

Last night, my wife, kids and I decorated our holiday tree. The condominium we were living in the past few years was so cramped that it couldn’t accommodate a tree, so we made do in previous years with some lights … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 25 Check-in

Last Week’s Dose: 4mg/day estradiol. Physical: Occasional, brief burning sensation in nipples. Mild, transitory breast tenderness. Nipple area still sensitive when bumped. I’ve had occasion to move some heavy things around lately, and it feels like my strength might be … Continue reading

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Any Feedback about the Zukowski Center for Hair Removal?

Back in September, I blogged about looking for marathon electrolysis firms other than E3000, and came up fairly blank. Since then, I’ve discovered the Zukowski Center near Chicago, IL, provides this service, and I’m wondering if any of you out … Continue reading

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HRT – Week 24 Check-in

Last week’s dose: 4mg/day estradiol. Physical: No significant changes from last week. Emotional: It was back to work after a week off, and while that drug me down a bit, I’m mostly feeling pretty darn good overall. http://twitter.com/cistotrans

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