I was reminded by a post in the forum I belong to about all the time and changes this last year has brought since the surgery was performed. On the plus side I really have only one “complication” which is the narrowing at the opening. I’ve been given advice on how to get that resolved,…… Continue reading SRS T+13 months
I suppose that at heart I’m a theist. It isn’t that I have a traditional image of God as a bearded man with a long flowing beard with a white tunic shouting “Let there be light”. I am amazed to contemplate the complexity and wonder of the universe and question the origins of creation. These…… Continue reading Transgender Faith
It all started with a joke on an email list I’m on of gaming buddies. We used to play dungeons and dragons together in more innocent days and I’ve known some of these men going back to 1984. The joke was political and just set me off, so I sent out a reply that I…… Continue reading Former Friends
This time of the year that brings thoughts of home and hearth, peace and joy can be especially trying for those living by themselves, isolated. There are a lot of reasons this happens, for trans people because people and family have turned away, but it also happens if you outlive your friends and contemporary family…… Continue reading The Holidays
The winds blew warm, over hopeful fields The stalks still stood, the harvest yields The cider pressed, it steams in cups With cinnamon sticks, we lap it up Against the cold, that comes so fast November winds, they fly so fast From the East, they smell of sea And snow to come, the dark for…… Continue reading November
This doesn’t sound like it has much to do with being trans, right? I’ll ask for you patience while I explain what it is, and then I’ll say how it affects us. Confirmation bias is the phenomenon where the brain filters information based on a decision. The dictionary definition: The tendency to interpret new evidence…… Continue reading Confirmation Bias
Poor information is often worse than no information at all. I watched a YouTube video where a young 20 something woman gave out both good and some bad information. This included some information that is critical for people considering a transition to know, hence the links in the next paragraph. The following link to the…… Continue reading What About Regrets?