Category Archives: Medical

I’m Not Dead Yet!

I wanted to take a moment to explain my less-than-regular blog updates as of late:   Okay, so it hasn’t been quite that bad, but I had a string of several very rough months.  I believe that I have referenced … Continue reading

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Gender Identity Disorder and the “real-life experience”

I stumbled across a post by a trans woman discussing the beginning of her “real-life experience,” a former requirement for some medical treatments involved in transitioning.  The WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) Standards of Care (SOC) still require … Continue reading

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Unexpected Aspects of My Transition, Part II

I am a bit of an insomniac, and have learned that sometimes, when my sleep schedule is already off, it is best to ride it out and pull an all-nighter instead of attempting to sleep and feeling really terrible the … Continue reading

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The Strange Song of Hannah

The Book of Samuel begins by describing the plight of Hannah, one of the wives of Elkanah.[1] Elkanah’s other wife, Peninnah, tormented Hannah, and Elkanah’s misguided attempts at comfort – “Why is your heart sad? Am I not more to … Continue reading

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