Category Archives: Surgery

A Lion, A Willie and a Saguaro

This is a monologue I wrote for Shattering the Silence in Alamogordo, NM. It was performed in February this year in conjunction with the V-Day events. In this monologue I talk about my gender shift journey. It is serious, funny … Continue reading

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appreciation…

My brother has been so amazing throughout this journey. He has been a rock for me and a very appreciated advocate during and after surgeries. I wanted to show him how much I appreciated him and think I found the … Continue reading

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Payin’ for it…

I was thinking as I set up the wire transfer for the big chop chop surgery just now, that this was the most I’ve ever paid for, um, a female part. Then I stopped myself and realized that I’m getting … Continue reading

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itching.

You know how sometimes you have an itch somewhere and you scratch it and it just won’t go away. That’s been how the top of my head feels for the past three and a half months, the previous month to … Continue reading

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my head itches!!!

I can’t stop the itching feeling on my scalp. I don’t have feeling so scratching it doesn’t help. It’s been annoying me for days now!! ugh. oh well, I’ll survive.

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Decompressing…

I’ve been silent for a while here. I was visiting family and friends back in Maine (also a trip to Aruba with a friend!), can’t leave out the fabulous brunch in Boston! More insights from the trip later (it went … Continue reading

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Healing is underway…

I figure it’s time for a good update as to how I’m doing, for you and for me. I’m still hanging out in San Francisco, thought I have moved to a quiet motel in with a lovely courtyard just a … Continue reading

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Breakdown Time…

Let me be clear, since making the decision to change my gender I have never once felt it was the wrong thing or a bad decision. I have always felt, as I still do, that this is the best thing … Continue reading

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Surgery day is coming!!

I am currently in San Francisco residing in a nice apartment in the famous Castro district, just a few blocks from the hospital where my facial feminization and breast augmentation will take place. Mom comes in this afternoon and I … Continue reading

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