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The Burden of Being (Trans)

Some days I feel as if I’m carrying the weight of the world on my shoulders. Between running my own business, the needs of my husband and children, community commitments, trans-advocacy and personal well-being, there are times when I just don’t know how I’ll get it all done. 464 more words


Goodbye, Boobies: Mission Accomplished

I’m now three days postop.  No take-backsies. Sorry, boys.

Sunday was surreal, like a Christmas Eve so wonderful you couldn’t believe it had finally arrived. Yet it wasn’t until I finished work, stood up and glanced down at my countdown calendar and saw this that my stomach suddenly dropped, and, as the kids say, shit got real. 1,107 more words

Getting Rid Of My Boobs

Bottom Surgery Consult

I haven’t really given an update on how the bottom surgery consultation went. I will be making a video about it in more detail because it is a lot to type.. 202 more words

So how did your parents take it??????

I have been a horrible blogger because I have no answered the most common question of them all: how did my parents take it? Mainly because I’ve been so overwhelmed with everything else that I haven’t had time to type it all out. 448 more words

Goodbye, Boobies: The Final Countdown

Two days until surgery (or three sleeps, as Tery says. She measures in sleep because that’s the biggest hurdle in her day, whereas I count the day conquered just by successfully waking up).  943 more words

Getting Rid Of My Boobs

Top Surgery Revisions: Dog Ears and Nipple Reduction

After the drains came out, after the packing and the bandages were unwrapped, after the swelling went down, Dr. Weiss told me that he wanted to do minor revisions. 728 more words


The consultation!! 

So, it’s been a couple of days since I had my consultation and came out to my parents, and I still can’t even put into words how I feel right now and how much these two things have influenced my emotions, my mood and my stability. 501 more words