Monthly Archives: July 2015

HRT Week 77 Review

Transition experiences: Other than the regular clothing dysphoria in the morning, nothing beyond what I wrote about in my last post, Litmus test. Emotional: Angry and frustrated. I didn’t get the job I interviewed for, another job I’ve applied for has hit … Continue reading

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Litmus test

litmus test |ˈlɪtməs ˌtɛst| A decisively indicative test. “You should notice that — or aren’t you a woman?” So said my wife to me after I missed an everyday sexism scene in a television show. Her words cut me because … Continue reading

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HRT Week 76 Review

Transition experiences: Not many, as I’ve been keeping things low-key up until later today, when I wore a deep v-neck t-shirt out for shopping and dinner with the family. Notably, at one store after approaching a clerk for assistance, she handed … Continue reading

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HRT Week 75 Review

Transition experiences: I experienced some gatekeeping for the first time in a long time. While I’ll still not certain that I’ll do it, I’ve had a consult for an orchiectomy, and I’ve been seeking insurance pre-approval. Part of this process is … Continue reading

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Doubts

My mother expressed surprise that I knew I wanted to be a girl when I was five. I tired to explain that I didn’t know that I wanted to be a girl then, but that I thought being a girl … Continue reading

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HRT Week 74 Review

Transition experiences: My posts, A one-act scene at airport security and my HRT week 73 review, summarize what’s been going on lately on this front. I’ve mostly decided to tone down being myself in order to keep the friction low with … Continue reading

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A one-act scene at airport security

(If you’re reading on a mobile device, <– swipe back and forth –> on the text below to read. I’m sorry the formatting isn’t very mobile-friendly – H.) INTERIOR OF JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT, CALIFORNIA – DAYTIME It is early morning, … Continue reading

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