I gave myself my first estradiol injection earlier this week and it went really well.
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.
I have an HRT appointment in a week and I am pretty nervous. I have had minor gripes with the clinic before, but nothing serious. Typically, I just try to get in and out as quickly as possible with my prescription. Unfortunately, that isn’t an option this time around. I have to have a seriousContinue reading “HRT appointment nerves”
A few weeks ago, I reached a significant milestone in my transition, 6 months of Hormone replacement therapy( HRT). This has led me to spend a lot of time reflecting on my transition and my progress so far. Many trans resources say that 6 months is roughly when many of the changes from HRT reachContinue reading “Looking back at the first six months: physical changes”
I received the results of my blood test from my last HRT appointment and the results are not ideal.
There have not been a lot of changes these past two weeks, just more of the usual development.
After over a week, the pharmacy has finally refilled my HRT prescription. This week, I have seen a few minor changes as a result of my transition.
The wait for hormones continues as my pharmacy continues to delay refilling my HRT prescription.
I am “out” of hormones due to a delay from by pharmacy. This is the second time in two refills that they have delayed until I ran out.
There is an odd oxymoron inherent in the changes brought by hormone replacement therapy: Gradual development are often experienced as sudden changes.