Two weeks ago, I tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, it has not been too severe, I didn’t need to go to the hospital, but it has taken me out of commission for the past 2 weeks. I am still not at 100%. I continue to have a mild fever and cough. As a result, IContinue reading “I caught Covid and it has damaged my voice”
Tag Archives: HRT
Watching progress disappear
I remember a few years ago when trans rights (and frankly trans people’s existence) were brought to the fore by North Carolina’s bathroom bill. H.B 2 (a name that is still burned into my mind all these years later) restricted trans people to bathrooms that matched their birth certificates. I was a few years intoContinue reading “Watching progress disappear”
Tax season and my name change
Ever since legally changing my name 5 months ago, I have been working to change it everywhere. Aside from a few key places, banks mostly, I thought that I had done so. One of the reasons that I had rushed was to finish updating my name before the start of tax season. I wanted toContinue reading “Tax season and my name change”
2021 in review
2021 was a year of many firsts in my gender transition. I came out to someone for the first time. I left my apartment and went places in girl-mode for the first time. I changed my name legally and got an updated driver’s license. I came out at work and started presenting as a womanContinue reading “2021 in review”
This new hormone regimen is not working out
About 2 months ago, my doctor changed up my hormone regimen. My levels at the time were too high, so she switched me from weekly estrogen injections to biweekly. I had some concerns about this change at the time however, I decided to at least give it a try (More on those concerns). Unfortunately, thoseContinue reading “This new hormone regimen is not working out”
I regret not learning cursive
Who would have thought that not knowing cursive would be an issue in my gender transition?
A look back at the first 14 months of HRT
I crossed 14 months of hormone replacement therapy last week and it has prompted me to look back at my transition so far.
A year into my transition, my hormone levels are worse than when I started
I had my first blood test since switching to injections last week and the results are absolutely terrible. After a year of hormone replacement therapy, my levels are back to where they were prior to my transition.
Two completely different realities
I had a follow-up discussion with my HRT provider about my levels, and it has revealed the core problem in my treatment: we are drawing opposite conclusions from the same results.
I don’t know what to do about my hair
I don’t know what to do with my hair and it is driving me insane.