Life, the Universe and Everyone

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So Here it is, Merry Christmas! Two years since I started this blog … I am living my life as a woman, generally being much happier, but it has come at a cost. My wife and I are divorcing and …

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Hormones

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After a seeming eternity, my appointment came around and off I went to the GIC to be prescribed hormones   However, normally, people see the Doctor and then go straight to the nurse for an anti-androgen appointment, but my nurse …

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Moving house

I’ve found a house to live in, and negotiated the problem of a failed credit check; I’ve booked the removals company and packed most of my things into boxes. For other reasons I had to have my cat put to …

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Hormones

The September gender panel sat early in the month and I heard from others that they’d been approved for hormones … but by chance I didn’t have any appointments so couldn’t ask.  I emailed the GIC asking to be told …

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House sale and Homeless

It looks like the house sale is going to happen but I got a big shock last week when the estate agent phoned to ask if I could move out in less than 3 weeks time! After much panicking and …

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Speech Therapy

I’ve started speech therapy, organised via the GIC, though after 3 sessions, I haven’t done much actual speaking yet!  The first session was an assessment of my voice as it is and its potential range and basically involved standing up …

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Coming out on Facebook

I’ve been full time for a month. People I don’t see at all often or used to work with but haven’t told about me are finding out through gossip. So I decided to come out on my old facebook account …

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One month on

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I’ve been full time for a month now and its been absolutely brilliant. I’ve no regrets about doing it and life just feels *right*. Even that extra hour in the morning and the tedium of makeup & wig before I …

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New school year

As I’ve been getting on with my life, literally living what was once my dream, I’ve begun worrying about my daughters return to school.  The fact that I’m trans and living as a woman is now common knowledge and my …

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Divorce

I got the solictors letter through from my ex. They want details of all earnings, pensions, assets, debts, everything :-/ I knew it was coming but I was still really upset by the tone of the letter. The implication all …

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