I am supposed to see my parents in person in a couple of weeks and I am quite nervous. It has been a while since I have seen them and I suspect they will notice the changes from HRT.
I started looking for a new job this week and have quickly realized that it will be much more complicated than I had anticipated. There is no work in my field where I currently live, so relocating is likely unavoidable. However, this comes with some serious concerns. I am approaching 11 months on HRT andContinue reading “Job hunting while trans”
Up until recently, I hadn’t considered facial hair removal. I knew that it was something that a lot of trans women did, but I didn’t see it as a serious issue. In recent weeks, I have started to change my mind.
As a result of COVID-19 lockdowns and working from home, I have been able to keep my gender transition hidden without much effort. However, that state of affairs was never going to last forever.
The unique nature of mental health makes discussing the effect of hormones on it incredibly difficult.
One week ago, I increased my estradiol dosage from 6 to 8 mg in response to poor hormone levels. It may be early, but I have started to see some changes from that dosage increase.
I am frustrated and have been for the last couple of weeks. The source of this frustration is my most recent lab results and my hormone replacement therapy (HRT) clinic’s response to them. At my last appointment, I discussed possibly changing my HRT regiment if my HRT levels were not at the proper ranges. MyContinue reading “The unresponsiveness of transgender healthcare”
I have been contemplating my gender transition a lot recently. I don’t regret it, but I fear the costs may be higher than I had anticipated.
I am struggling to determine the best time to come out or if I even should.
The wait for hormones continues as my pharmacy continues to delay refilling my HRT prescription.