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Reflection on Reflection #9

“Things can harden meaningfully in the moment of indecision.”
– John Ashbery (Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, 1975)

Body Dysphoria

Reflection on Reflection #8

And then a Plank in Reason, broke,
And I dropped down, and down –
And hit a World, at every plunge,
And Finished knowing – then –

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Testosterone (Part 1): Drugs and Doses

When I initially reviewed the literature on hormone therapy for FTMs over a year ago, I hoped to find quick and easy answers about testosterone. At that time, I had a simplistic and optimistic belief that gender dysphoria was the main issue contributing to depression and other life issues, so I felt a desperate urgency to start medical transition as soon as possible. 1,397 more words

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Sausage D

I feel a little more normal again today.

By which I mean as a person who can maybe function in society again — which is not how I felt for the last two days. 646 more words

My Kidneys Suck

Reflection on Reflection #7

“Two things you should know about me.
The first is that I am deeply suspicious of people in general. It is my nature to expect the worst of them.

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Gender Dysphoria Diagnosis (Part 5): GIDYQ-AA Full Text

Part 1: GIDYQ-AA Personal Reflection
Part 2: Psychological Benefits of Diagnostic Confirmation
Part 3: Childhood Gender Non-Conformity
Part 4: DSM and ICD Diagnostic Criteria… 1,776 more words

Body Dysphoria

Can the owner of this body come pick it up?

I have to do a task or I might loose my only “stable” job. As always, my mental illness makes everything really hard, so I’m stressed out. 453 more words