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I Believe

I stare at the spreadsheet and wonder which cells I’ve set to be too optimistic or pessimistic. Underestimating expenses and overestimating income is usually the way, so I dial estimated sales even further back and increase overhead and miscellaneous expenses … Continue reading

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Where have the words gone?

Writing, which has so often been a solace for me in trying times, has been so excruciating for me as late that I’ve almost all but abandoned it. I’m hoping it’s just a short slump instead of the years-long muteness … Continue reading

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The Weight of Gender Dysphoria and Employment

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Someone transitions, and within a year they’ve changed jobs. Why is this the case? Why do so many people switch jobs after transition? As I’ve been struggling in my own career recently, considering … 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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Coming out letter for work

This is the second-to-last coming out letter I’ll send; the last will be a blog post from my guy blog that will flow to Facebook, LinkedIn, and my guy Twitter accounts. I’m happy with this version. I think it’s brief, … Continue reading

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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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I’ve set my work transition date!

  I’ve set my work transition date to be May 9, 2016! Now I just need to tell work. 🙂 The whole thing feels a bit like an overdue formality in a way, but I know it’ll still be a big … Continue reading

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