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Trans*date 07.11.2016: My New Name is Two Years Old

Two years ago on 7/11/2014, I rechristened myself with a new legal name.  A month before that, I’d started taking testosterone. At the urging of some friends, I’m going to share some of what I’ve learned about myself, about transition, … Continue reading

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I Miss My Tears

Have you ever had sex so good it made you cry? I’ve been there and done that more than once.  I’ve been so moved by the connection and passion I’m experiencing with my lover that I’ve sobbed and cried with … Continue reading

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The Way She Sees Me

My new love, the one who seems most able to make love stay in a way that makes my heart sing and thump and shake it’s rump… she sees me.  This morning I sent her a picture of my morning … Continue reading

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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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Who am I?

I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately. Yeah, more than usual.  A year ago that question and most answers centered around who I was in relationship to transition. Or who I was in relationship to relationships.  Today it’s … 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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Singing Voice

I recorded myself singing Unchained Melody today.  I’m now thinking of this as my pre-T voice, even though I’m on T now.  It just hasn’t changed yet. I’m remembering something Nick said after hearing me sing for the first time, … Continue reading

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