Tag Archives: medical

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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5 Month Update

Hello!  I hit five months on T at the end of June.  The update is a little delayed. Voice clip here: 110627 20 Weeks And the first clip: 110125 Pre-T I haven’t been very good at updating recently.  Things got really crazy … Continue reading

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2 Week Update

I’ve been a little remiss in updating lately, I know, I apologize.  Classes started on Monday, so until I get a routine going I will be pretty busy, but I’ll do my best to update soon. For now, real quick, … Continue reading

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Day 0

So I don’t have a full post ready, but I start HRT tomorrow and wanted to make a note of that.  I recorded my first voice clip tonight; I’ll wait to post it until I have a comparison.  Not that … Continue reading

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My Odyssey

Odysseus, Greek hero and King of Ithaca, achieved great fame for his exploits during the Trojan War – a war in which he never wanted to participate.[1] This champion made his fame by – among other feats –  orchestrating 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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