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4 pages tagged with "transgender"

Worst part of being trans

March 25, 2024 - 325 words - 2 mins
I'm sitting here, reading a book, thinking about the road ahead for me as a trans woman. It feels like I can already tell what's likely the worst part of being trans, at least so far. You might think it's the bullying. I definitely experienced some of that. Or maybe it's friction with the family. I … read more

One year on HRT

March 23, 2024 - 1839 words - 10 mins
Today marks one year on HRT. A year ago, I remember nervously sitting across from my doctor as she typed up the script that I'd pick up minutes later. I remember the fear of getting started, the trepidation of putting new chemicals into my body with unknown consequences. Along with that fear, a kind… read more

Becoming Sophia

December 08, 2023 - 2779 words - 14 mins
I started thinking this year what a "Year in Review" might look like, but to be honest, I've had one bright theme running through it that I kept coming back to: being trans. This post then will be some reflections of the year with that in mind. Getting clean The year started off with me re… read more

Happy pride! I'm trans!

June 26, 2023 - 1235 words - 7 mins
Hi, I'm trans. Let's talk about it! Note: In this blog post, I talk about the medical side of my particular kind of transgender experience. If that's not your thing, feel free to skip. A long time in the making The first time I looked up anything trans-related was in my early 20s. I didn't know it a… read more