Monthly Archives: February 2012

My First Laser Hair Removal Session

Today I plunked down $1,130 for six laser sessions at Aesthetic Laser Center of Seattle for facial hair removal. I have considered laser since the late 90’s when a friend of mine had the hair on her legs lasered off. She … Continue reading

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I’m so frustrated, I just want to scream. Why is it so hard to just be? Yes, I get that my body shape doesn’t match what my head thinks it should be. Yes, I get there are certain completely unalterable things about … Continue reading

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Two Months Post-Estrogen and What I Learned

It’s been almost two months since I stopped taking estrogen and I thought I’d recap the changes. I had taken estradiol mostly on and off since May 18, 2011, and in the seven months I was on it, I experienced … Continue reading

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Transcending Fear

transcend | tranˈsend | verb [ trans. ] be or go beyond the range or limits of (something abstract, typically a conceptual field or division) fear | fi(ə)r | noun an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is … Continue reading

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