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 with my hair and it is driving me insane.
About a week and a half ago, I started taking progesterone. I am currently taking 100 mg daily, which seems to be the standard starting dosage. I didn’t quite know what to expect from adding progesterone and so far the only effect has been headaches. Lots of headaches. I had my first headache about 3-4Continue reading “Progesterone : Quite a headache”
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”
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 received the results of my blood test from my last HRT appointment and the results are not ideal.
I am coming up on a pretty big milestone: 6 months on HRT.
I have my next HRT appointment in a couple of weeks, so I have been rehearsing what to say. I get pretty nervous about these appointments and I have found that rehearsing likely conversations helps ease the anxiety. I am fairly certain that I can handle most conversations that will come up, there is onlyContinue reading “Pronoun Pressure at the Clinic”
A couple weeks ago, I had to go into my workplace for the first time since I started hormone replacement therapy. Like many people, I have been working from home for several months, only having to go into the office after hours. I was a little worried. This would be the first time that myContinue reading “Week 20 progress: 5 months of HRT”
I feel like I am at kind of an odd place in my transition. I am generally quite happy with how it is going. However, in some ways I feel like my hands are tied.