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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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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All the shit

Yesterday was my youngest’s seventh birthday, and he had a great party at a local bowling alley that Few arranged. It was a fun day, except for a couple of things that rankled. Few’s half-brother, (Ferbil) also attended and gave … Continue reading

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HRT Week 117 Review

Transition Experiences: Managed to deadname myself twice this past week, once on the phone and another when introducing myself to someone I hadn’t met before. Whoops! Both times made me laugh. Other than that, there isn’t much happening on the transition … Continue reading

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Violation of trust

Incredulous working up to anger. I think that’s how I’m feeling now. One of my hard-earned life skills is not freaking out when the shit hits the fan. I learned that all freaking out does is track shit around when … Continue reading

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