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The Transition Roller Coaster

My transition has been a roller coaster and I realized last night that the ride so far has been pretty darn close to the Gartner Hype Cycle, so I took a crack at visualizing it: Once I realized I was … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster

The past few weeks I’ve had some big ups and downs. The ups have included watching my first child head off to kindergarten – a sublime and wistful moment, a great annual review at work that came with a salary … Continue reading

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Week 156 – January 2017

It’s been a rough couple of weeks. Everything I’ve been trying to write as of late has been coming out too clever by half, so this is a back-to-basics update. January 24th my youngest kid came down with the flu, … Continue reading

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2015 in Review

If I’m still around in twenty years, I’m fairly certain that 2015 will stand out as a year remembered. Equal parts joys and sorrows, endings and beginnings, comings and goings, it’s been the metaphorical roller coaster that I’ve oft referred … 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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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 51 Review

Transition experiences: Since I often have electrolysis Friday afternoons, I’m starting to femme it up on Saturdays. For me this means I spend more time thinking about comfort when selecting clothes, light eye makeup, and more overtly feminine jewelry. It’s been … Continue reading

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HRT Week 37 Review

[Looking for information about male to female hormone replacement therapy dosing and effects? Read my Brief Overview of Feminizing Hormones post.] Week: 37 Dose: 5 mg/day estradiol Weight: 184 lbs. Physical: Not much going on that’s noticeable. Emotional: Still on the roller … Continue reading

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HRT Week 36 Review

[Looking for information about male to female hormone replacement therapy dosing and effects? Read my Brief Overview of Feminizing Hormones post.] Week: 35 Dose: 5 mg/day estradiol Weight: 183 lbs. Physical: No noticeable changes from last week, except for a bit … Continue reading

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HRT Week 35 Review

[Looking for information about male to female hormone replacement therapy dosing and effects? Read my Brief Overview of Feminizing Hormones post.] Week: 35 Dose: 5 mg/day estradiol Weight: 182 lbs. Physical: Not too much going on here. Continued occasional breast tenderness … Continue reading

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