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Small Victories

Discussion in 'Gender Identity and Expression' started by Kasey, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. Zoe Izumi

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    My feet have gotten smaller. I used to be a 12 in men's shoes. I measured yesterday and the men's scale said 9 and the women's scale said 10.5. SO HAPPY!
     
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    How the hell did you lose 3 whole shoe sizes?
     
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    I started at 236lbs, now I'm down to 176lbs at last weigh in yesterday. Took a couple years to get here with very minimal change to my diet. My target is 150 which is the healthy weight for a girl of my height. 5 foot 8 inches.

    My feet shrank from losing about 24% of my old weight.

    I guess part of it was not looking until recently at that stuff.
     
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    yay, you go girl.
     
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    well, another day another Pride event, this one at the University where my son will go. it was a clothing swap and i got a bunch of clothes, tops, dresses, and skirts, a pair of shoes, and even a gaff new in the package and a set of breast enhancers, new in package.

    in an unrelated victory, we also got some things worked out with the admissions department at the university.
     
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    I am with my parents in NYC and my trans friend from EC. She told my mom a lot of shit she didnt want to but needed to hear. I think she might have learned a little. But yeah. It's happened. I think the floodgate opened.
     
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    nothing like an education of lived experiences.
     
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    I survived a week entirely forced into guy mode. (Not out to paremts, they forced me to go on a church mission trip)
     
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    congrats, must have been a challenge.
     
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    Yeah, on top of being forced into guy mode, the room I was in contained two kids with adhd, my brother (who I'm not out to), and a kid with really bad autism.
     
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    yikes, glad you got that behind you sister.
     
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    So I'm making 400 a week... does this mean that I can maybe start the process? I don't think I'm ready to be out to my brother though, let alone my friends.

    Also this 400 something a week is costing me my sanity. It's been 14 hour days for 6 days every week so far.

    I honestly am somewhat excited, despite the circumstances. Hey I don't have to cut my hair anymore too.
     
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    I'm transitioning on only about 177 a week. If I can do it, you definitely can.
     
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    There's a new company for trans people based in the U.K. And they have binders coming soon. I'm so excited. :blush:

    Spectrum Outfitters
     
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    I haven't been on here for a while because I've actually been hanging out with people irl. That's pretty sweet. Haven't actually had friends to hang out with for years.

    Also, I hadn't taken any measurements for a few months and took some recently. I seem to be finally seeing legit fat redistribution. I lost several pounds I gained after starting T when I kinda gave up on bulking and weights and started climbing instead. But despite still weighing about 7 pounds more than when I started T, I've lost nearly two inches around my hips which I thought would never happen. And my body fat percentage is down from 18% to 15%.
     
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    Today was an eventful day with my best friend, who doesn't know about my gender. I thought she was transphobic because she once referred to her sister's transgender boyfriend as "he- no, she she she". I went to that sister's birthday party, and first she actually called him "he", but she might have said she's not very comfortable with him (she could have been referring to another guy though, it was hard to tell). Later, I found out that her sister is openly genderfluid (even her birthday cake had a genderfluid flag on it, which I loved), and everyone seemed fine with it.
     
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    This might be a very small one, but a victory nonetheless. It got super warm in my house today. A/C not really helping and neither did the ceiling fan (doesn't help matters that it's almost midnight EST and it's 78 degrees F outside. Yay for living in central Florida! >.<) Took of my shirt about an hour ago to cool down and got super self conscious, worse than I've been in a looooong time. One tank top, and one bra later and I feel much better and have managed to cool down some :slight_smile:
     
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    I just told my mom that I wanted to start hrt.




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    I feel like I could kill a god.
     
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    I'm in the middle of my first "cycle." :smirk:
     
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    PRIDE events for a solid week, just saying, hugh victory.