This was my first full week being out and presenting as a woman at work and I don’t think it could have gone much better. In general, everyone was fairly accepting and used my new name and pronouns without issue. There was some unavoidable awkwardness and just plain weirdness but it went well. However, whileContinue reading “My first week out at work went well, but I feel awful”
After nearly two months of planning and preparation, I came out at work this week. Over the course of two meetings and an email, I came out to the entire company. It was probably one of the scariest things I have ever done and I was incredibly anxious. I didn’t have very high hopes andContinue reading “Out at work”
I have been on hormones for almost 17 months, however I have never left my apartment while presenting as a woman. This is a small problem, considering I am coming out at work soon. Over the past two weeks, I have been taking steps towards being able to go places in girlmode.
Spoiler: I don’t.
I moved apartments two weeks ago and as a result have been without internet for two weeks, which has not sucked in the slightest. As a result, I have been unable to post anything. However, this time has not been uneventful in my transition. During that time, I have had a couple of meetings withContinue reading “A finalized plan coming out at work”
A couple of weeks ago, I decided that I needed to speak to human resources about my gender transition.
Over the last few weeks, I have been consumed by the desire to go somewhere presenting as a woman.
I started my new job this week and I am already fed up with hiding my gender transition. Doing so at this stage in my transition has proven to be both physically uncomfortable and emotionally taxing. Wearing a compression sports bra for 8 hours straight is painful and leaves me feeling sore by the endContinue reading “Reconsidering coming out at work”
Over the next 2-3 months, I plan to start coming out to more people in my personal life. I have internally debated the proper time to start telling more people throughout my transition (and before), and I am fairly set on slowly doing so over the next couple of months. While this is a decisionContinue reading “I plan on coming out to more people and it is scary”
For the last two to three months, I have been debating coming out to one of my relatives. I am reluctant to do so, it would run counter to my original plan of not coming out until around the 2-year mark. However, having someone who is aware of my situation would solve several small issuesContinue reading “To share, or not to share”