Category Archives: transgender

Trans*date 01.07.2015: Noticeable

{left a voice message inviting Neighbor Femme to a pie date, we haven’t seen each other in a few months} {she texted back} Omg, your voice! {me} Did you have to do a double-take? {she} I didn’t believe it was … Continue reading

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Trans*date 12.10.2014: Growing…

I began taking testosterone on June 18th, today is my 176th day on T, almost 6 months. The small scruffy beard I’ve had since my 30s is filling out and my butch mustache is getting thicker and darker.  Along my … Continue reading

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Trans*date 12.5.2014: Voice Changes

Here are three different recordings of the same song, one in August, one in July and one in November. Before starting to take testosterone: [youtube http://youtu.be/yCJYp93TlWY]   About a month and a half on T: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Evw3OOcXLwE]   November, 5 months on … Continue reading

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Trans*date 09.24.2014: T Shot Day

I’m into my 4th month of taking testosterone.  Today I took my second shot at a higher dose, my first step up after 3 months at my initial dose.  It’s still not a high dose, but I like having some … Continue reading

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Trans*date: 2014.07.13 … About Boobs

I’ve been searching for a while for a way to describe how I feel about my breasts.  For a while now, I’ve felt somewhat apologetic about my lack of hatred for them.  I’ve never hated them in the way that … Continue reading

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Trans*date 07.01.2014: Coming Out Letter

I sent a letter to family and selected friends of the family, telling them about my transition and upcoming name change.  This is the beginning of me being able to be a lot more open about my identity and what … Continue reading

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Trans*date 06.23.2014: Day to Day

Most of transition is not spent accomplishing big things that you can celebrate and note in your journal. Most of transition is spent just doing the common, normal day-to-day tasks of life. And this is where I find myself now … Continue reading

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Trans*date 06.16.2014: Moving Toward T

T is for testosterone, T is for transition, T is for tipping point, T is for tapping my toes with impatience, T is for … time to try. The appointment with my NP last week went really well and I … Continue reading

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Trans*date 06.12.2014: Mine and Mine Alone

If I had a broken leg or a tumor, I’d go to a specialist and get a diagnosis and a course of action for treatment.  I wouldn’t have to research the injury or ailment and come up with a solution, … Continue reading

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Trans*date 2014.06.03: Talking to Parents

Yesterday, I called my mom to talk to her about the next steps I’ll be taking in transition.  I thought for a few rings that it would go to voicemail and I was relieved.  Then she picked up.  She sounded … Continue reading

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