Monthly Archives: May 2016

HRT Week 120 Review

Transition Experiences: I took my mom out to lunch last Saturday and we went to a local restaurant she frequents with her boyfriend where she’s on a first-name basis with the owner, who she introduced me to. As parents are wont … Continue reading

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Claiming Our Transgender Humanity

Rebels are not born, they are made. And if you are trans, you are very much rebelling against the overt and covert genocide waged against us by daring to claim your strand in the DNA of humanity. Broader contemporary human … Continue reading

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HRT Week 119 Review

Transition Experiences: While I haven’t had any bathroom problems, I still try to avoid rush hours and seek less populated ones when I can. Washington is a fairly liberal state and the Seattle area more so, but with all of … Continue reading

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What happened to Heather?

One of my more vexing habits to friends and family is my propensity for not communicating when I’m busy or overwhelmed and feeling down. “Why didn’t you call/text/email/tweet/post?” is a familiar refrain to my ears. When I’m super-busy, time disappears … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Few

Few took our kids to a Mariners game tonight along with her sister, Fesil, and friends to celebrate her birthday. I’m happy the kids are able to spend some time with their mother on her birthday. I’d asked her a … Continue reading

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The Lonely Unicorn

(Time to mix things up with a little short story I wrote. What do you think?) One upon a time, there was a lonely unicorn named Erika that lived with a herd of horses near a snow-covered volcano by the … Continue reading

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HRT Week 118 Review

Transition Experiences: Had to visit the pharmacy for some antibiotics and on the first visit to drop off the script, was deadnamed and on the return they had to update the name on file against my insurance card and upon returning … Continue reading

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