Apologies for being MIA. There's an ongoing crisis in my life, which has nothing to do with my health history or sexuality. Things will get sorted eventually, but it's dominating my head space. I've begun recording to create a podcast heavily based on this blog. It's too soon to say more, but it feels good … Continue reading Focusing on the Good Stuff
Mere months into my testosterone therapy, my wonderful doctor was out of the country doing a stint with Médecins du Monde. The doctor brought in to cover her practice was not well versed in trans care. To make a long story short, while I was there to do routine blood work for someone starting treatment, … Continue reading Self-Awareness: Ongoing Fear of Being Taken Off T
Amidst these unprecedented circumstances, I'm mindful of the importance to be grateful for the things going well. Most of these fall under the umbrella of being grateful I'm back home. I present the following in no particular order: Being bald. My hair care continues as usual and to the same quality as before physical distancing. … Continue reading 10 Reasons I’m Grateful
I'm so very grateful I'm done all surgeries I needed long ago. My heart goes out to those whose journeys are massively disrupted or otherwise made worse. This goes especially true for: Youth forced to spend that much more time with unsupportive parents, away from supportive friendsThose struggling with dysphoria told to bind less, less … Continue reading The pandemic and Transition
We thought transition might come up as part of my spouse's immigration process. But our immigration lawyer said otherwise after reviewing our circumstances. Time will confirm this, but so far, so good. We hadn't planned for a pandemic though, Hah! More to come, as our self-isolation begins...