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

  1. ReadyFreddy

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    Congratulations on successfully coming out looking for me! Glad your family was so accepting. I hope 2018 is a wonderful year for you.
     
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    thank you sooo much, it made my Christmas and New Years.
     
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    I posted this in the 'What are you thinking?' thread, but I figure this is a better place to put it.

    I just got asked (through email, since they wanted to ask privately) what my preferred pronouns are! :hugging:
     
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    Forgetting my uniform vest for work turned into such a victory yesterday. Because i forgot the vest, i just had on my binder and a long sleeve polo. Without the uniform vest on, its very obvious i'm wearing a binder because the vest is like a size too big on me. Cause i'm short AF. I felt so anxious wondering if somebody was gonna point it out and be nasty but nobody did. I went to the back room to ask for a vest for the day and my dept. manager was there. She didn't have the code to get into the cupboard where they're stored, and during that conversation i'm pretty sure she noticed i was wearing a binder. I look completely flat in the new long sleeve polos i bought cause they fit me right. She didn't say anything though, nor did any of the supervisors. I was so happy, cause i mean i'm sure its obvious when a girl suddenly doesn't have boobs in a polo. Once i realized nobody was gonna say anything mean about it, i was pretty damn happy. That's all i really want at work - to be able to express myself and do my job without a hitch.
     
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    gender therapist and doctor overseeing my HRT tomorrow. so excited to keep going.
     
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    so over Christmas it was my younger brother, then the older, and their families, tonight i did this, my sister is the last one i had to tell among my sibs;

    Hey ________, Happy Anniversary and Happy New Year first of all. We got your card, thank you. I hope you all got the ones I sent, they are like the ones I sent the other year. Hope I didn't send anyone the same one twice. They're frameable by the way, my friend is the artist.

    So I've been talking with ___ and ___ and their families and with ________ over this past Christmas season. It's kind of a big deal for me but things are changing with me and i felt you and the rest of the family should know before I tell the world in the spring.

    This isn't easy but I have to say it. I am a Transgender person and I've been undergoing hormone replacement therapy since March under the supervision of a medical doctor who specializes in this and a therapist who specializes in Transgender issues. Honestly, I've never felt as good in my mental state as I have these past 10 months.

    I've always been this way but when I was a kid and even as an adult I didn't know I could be whole, but now I do and I'm taking all the necessary steps to be the person I should have been at birth, the woman I should have been.

    I'll be making an announcement of sorts in the spring once I get the legal bits and pieces of my ID's and such changed and then I'll be living my truth as a woman. It's ok to tell tell _____ and the girls, but I'll still be going by ____ till I get it all sorted.

    Anyway, I hope you can accept me as my authentic self. My name will be Sarah-Dena Drucilla ______, but I will go by the familiar name of Sarah as a great many of my friends already call me Sarah.

    Again, Happy Anniversary

    Love,
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    Took a chance and wore my binder at work today. Loved it, it felt great! Hope i can wear it tomorrow too. This is only noteworthy because it was a weekend shift, a full shift. Normally i only wear it on my three weekday short shifts cause i can wear it the whole time. It was nerve wracking wearing it to work because i can't have it on around mom (she's annoyingly observant) and i'm sticking to the 8-hour limit. Hopefully it becomes a regular thing.
     
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    In the last few weeks, I’ve not wanted to do anything and hidden away from the world because I’ve been feeling generally rather down about gender stuff. This week, I’ve been out jogging twice and also made the effort to meet friends for lunch.
     
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    Came out to my dad as trans and later he asked about who i like and i came out as ace and he was super accepting! He even knew what asexuality was which was awesome!
     
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    So I'm schedule to get my first T shot in approximately 34 hours. Third time's a charm...
     
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    My mom complimented my shirt today. I'm wearing a nintendo t-shirt and a blue plaid button up thrown over it. The button up is a size too small but that's okay cause i only use it as a jacket. She clearly complimented the button up cause i've never worn it before. Once i got over the shock i was so amused cause its ironic cause i got it from the boys section and she obviously has no clue. Hahaha
     
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    so, I said I came out to my sister, we talked last night over messenger, and I sent her a pic of me as me. she was impressed. she said I look a lot younger and she wants whatever meds im on so she can look younger too. it was great.
     
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    today is your day pal.
     
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    Huge fucking victory people... I just got my first T shot!!!!!!!!
     
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    Congratz man! Also now I'm extermely jelaous :C
     
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    Congrats, that's awesome!!
     
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    It seems that the second testosterone hit my bloodstream it has awakened a dormant, monstrous appetite.

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    Went and saw my doctor today, I asked about starting HRT and he said he couldn't get that for me but another doctor could so now I'm set for appointment in March with them. Kinda not happy I have to wait two months, but at least It's happening. Also, first time I've actually said "I'm Transgender" out loud was when my doctor asked why I wanted HRT, felt kinda weird, but good weird. Oh, and I also got a prescription for an inhaler too, so yay, now I can go for a jog without almost dying.
     
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    welcome to being a teenage boy. there were times where it would have been cheaper to board my son than feed him. it comes and goes though. wait till the other teenage boy responses kick in.
     
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    I came out to one of my friends as trans. They assumed I was cis and had no idea. "Well, you'll always be a guy to me" is what they told me. It made my day. I honestly didn't think I passed that well.
     
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