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.

Should I disclose my gender identity while job hunting?

I have been applying for jobs recently and it had led to an odd dilemma. Every single job that I apply for asks for my gender (for diversity purposes, I guess). So far I have always entered male since I am not out yet, but I have been reconsidering this plan. I am not aContinue reading “Should I disclose my gender identity while job hunting?”

Job hunting while trans

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”

Week 38: Cresting the peak on a rough month

I am doing better now. The last few weeks have been pretty rough. Between issues with the pharmacy, a lot of back-and-forth with my HRT provider, and some bad bouts of gender dysphoria, I have been struggling quite a bit. However, things have started to calm down towards the end of this week and itContinue reading “Week 38: Cresting the peak on a rough month”