Monthly Archives: July 2013

First day at work

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So this was it. The scariest day I’ve been able to imagine until now. Going into the office I’ve worked in for the last 9 years dressed as a woman for the first time. Knowing I face a 50 metre …

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Full time

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On the 27th July 2013 it was the first TransPride in Brighton. I’d travelled down the day before, deliberately in boy mode so that I could call the 27th genuinely the first full day of my being Lisa … permanently.  …

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Telling Work

As planned with HR, on Wednesday 24th, I had a meeting. Well actually three meetings in the end, in which I told my work colleagues face to face that I am transgendered and that I’m going to start coming to …

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Telling my daughter

Up until now my daughter has been unaware of the real reason my ex and I split. On Sunday just gone, I told her. I explained that most of the time boys grow up to be men and girls grow …

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Name change and seeing my parents

I had a month to get ready. I bought a whole load of cheap staple clothes … tops, skirts, trousers, bras, knickers. I ordered a new wig and I arranged a deed poll. My name is now, officially, legally, Lisa. …

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Full time ahead

A few days after my ex and daughter moved out, I had a GIC appointment where it became clear that if I want hormones from September, my cosy arrangement of going full time at the end of August wouldn’t be …

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They’ve gone

In the end it happened quite quickly. My wife chanced upon a vacant housing association flat in the next village and quickly committed to it. Within the month, on the 30th June in fact, they were moving out.  My wife …

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