Category Archives: divorce

Posts about divorce

Pre-transition Special Edition – HRT Week 111 Review

I’ve changed my final transition date to April 1, 2016! Yesterday I spoke with my HR contact at work, and received unequivocal support after some misfires in contacting her. This moves my date up by five weeks from May 9. … Continue reading

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Coming out letter to my family

I just hit send on the following email to my family that also included a recent photo. We’re a small clan of 19, and I’m estranged from my father’s side of the family, so while I’m not coming out to dozens like … Continue reading

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The Front Door

If I was to film a movie about my childhood, the opening shots would be a study in slow, wide-angle panning shots set two feet high beginning at the exterior of the yellow front door and then a tour of … Continue reading

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HRT Week 107 Review

Transition Experiences: Not much to report here. Spent most of the weekend at home working, so didn’t go out except to the store. I did have one wobbly moment before I went in, but I pushed through. Think I heard another … Continue reading

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HRT Week 106 Review

Transition Experiences: Was ma’am-ed at a coffee shop yesterday by the barista who was then extra-chatty and I think hit on me, asking me my name and telling me he wanted me to come back. It was weird because I was … Continue reading

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HRT Week 105 Review

Transition Experiences: Nothing of note. I hardly left the house over the weekend due to being ill. With the divorce click ticking, I can now turn my attention to my transition timeline this weekend when I get a breather from … Continue reading

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Two years of HRT

On May 18, 2011, I took my first hormones (hormone replacement therapy or HRT). A few weeks in, I started to have panic attacks due to fears of transition and divorce. On December 21, 2011, I stopped taking HRT, mostly … Continue reading

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