Monthly Archives: March 2015

My coming out letter, draft #2

Here’s the second draft of my coming out letter that incorporates feedback from some folks on here and Twitter, and that I’ve talked to in person. I’ve reduced it by almost 600 words and backed off the combative tone, hopefully making it … Continue reading

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A Really Good Friend

Tonight was a date night with my wife, or as she finally referred to me in frustration and anger, a really good friend. I knew that something like this was coming, but it still did not lessen the sting. Somewhere … Continue reading

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HRT Week 59 Review

Transition experiences:  Had a date night with my wife last Saturday night and went into the city en femme. Used my first public women’s bathroom while there were other women present. It was scary, but I kept my head down … Continue reading

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Stuck in Neutral

I’m really struggling with the next steps on my transition journey. I’m unclear about what I want and what will lead me to greater happiness. After a few false starts, my journey began in earnest a little over a year … Continue reading

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HRT Week 58 Review

Transition experiences: I’m in transition? Hard to tell from not having electrolysis in three weeks and the grunting, lumbering beast I see in the mirror. I did go shopping for some bras tonight and was gendered as a man. I didn’t … Continue reading

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HRT Week 57 Review

Transition experiences: At the doctor’s office with my wife just now for her mammogram follow-up, was asked if either of us were [female name]. When queuing, women are stepping in front of me more often, which is a clear signal to … Continue reading

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HRT Week 56 Review

Transition experiences: Hardly any. Stares from people. Stress around what clothes to wear. Emotional:  This messy state ends, right? Frustration that I’ve had to put electrolysis on hold due to scheduling conflicts the past couple of weeks. Physical: Same as it ever was. Weight: … Continue reading

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