Recent events have brought on times for me where I have had strong thoughts of suicide than ever before. Finding strength has been very difficult, but I am still here so I would like to share with you something I have learnt and that I hope will help me better manage my depression in the future. Continue reading
I’m a trans woman. I have been dealing with, suffering with and generally sharing a flat with gender dysphoria for over 18 months now (although, let’s be honest, it was slowly creeping up and trying to let me know of it’s existence for the first 27 years too). Continue reading
The short hiatus in blog posting has been due to moving house and not having internet! After sacrificing a virgin I now have working broadband and am back in action!
Times they are a changing.
They certainly are. So many things are different now to how they were a few months ago (let alone a year ago!) Continue reading
It has been almost 2 months since my last journal update and plenty has happened. Quick intro, I’ve got a job, but have gone back to work male; Laser is painful but working well; and I’m close to going full-time! Exciting! Grab a drink, sit down and read all about it. Continue reading
Time sure has flown by! And it’s about time to give you another update on how things are going. A little over 4 months has passed since I started taking hormones and there have definitely been changes in that time. Overall I’m feeling much better in myself too, I’m very happy with the path I’m travelling along and it won’t be long until I’m living full-time, but more on that in another post. Let’s get down to the interesting changes. Continue reading
Think we do it because we choose to? Perhaps we want attention?
Well you would be wrong. To understand you need learn a little more about what it is like to BE transgender. Continue reading
Run fat girl RUN!
Sorry, couldn’t help but start with that. Anywho… firstly a big shout out to my good friend Erin King, the girl who got me into doing trail running and is a brilliant running buddy. She is an inspiration to anyone who runs, especially when she does 70k (Exeter to Plymouth) in a single day! Check out Erin’s awesome blog here > Continue reading
Overview of medical definition
The medical definition of Gender Dysphoria as stated on the NHS website is as follows:
“Gender dysphoria is a condition where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there’s a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity. It’s sometimes known as gender identity disorder (GID), gender incongruence or transgenderism.” Continue reading