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Time to resurrect the Trans thread

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Discussion' started by Dax, 18 July 2013.

  1. Wisdom Pen

    Wisdom Pen Residential Philosopher and Wizard of Lincoln

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    Yeah but im a 6ft 5 giant that doesnt feel the cold so Bolthor (god of Giants and Ice, ancestor of Odin) seems apt if less neutral then id prefer
     
  2. Wisdom Pen

    Wisdom Pen Residential Philosopher and Wizard of Lincoln

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    huh its been four years since I accepted that I was trans...still haven't transitioned yet.
    *sigh* kind of wish I had and kind of recognise why I couldn't of, B**k my life
     
  3. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Honorary Pony

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    Six months more or less here.

    My depression and anxiety have been a good bit worse since the GP appointment but that's going to be the seasonal affect for the most part. That always gets me badly around Spring and Winter. But there's a good bit of issues with just identity in general, not coping that well or finding much inspiration.

    Bleh, this time of year always sucks.
     
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  4. SRainboom

    SRainboom Beware The Kitten Holy!

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    Had my first laser session (Super Hair Removal) today! i could already see a difference from the patch test i had a few weeks ago. By the end of summer, after a few more sessions i probably won't have to shave again, or at the very least have a lot less to shave! :D
     
  5. Ariel

    Ariel What would I pay to stay here beside you...

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    I got both first and second opinions to give me the go ahead on getting surgery :D
    soo happyyyyyy :D


    Now I play the waiting game...
    They said it should hopefully happen later this year around autumn. I can't wait :D
    I'm terrified... but I can't wait!
     
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  6. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Honorary Pony

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    Got a letter this morning, but it's just to let me know they got the initial referral and to email them to be put on the waiting list to get this assessment thing done.

    Not much going on right now.
     
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    PlaidSlurpee Well-Known Pony

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    I know my posting here is rather patchy, along with activity in general but... had my first appointment at the clinic! After two+ years of waiting hahaaaaa
    Got my next appointment booked too, and my partner is as supportive as ever (bless him)
     
  8. SRainboom

    SRainboom Beware The Kitten Holy!

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    I have a girlfriend :D She's German, adorable and also trans! We've known each other for a few months and she makes me so happy! I just need to get a new passport and in a couple of months I'll have the money to fly over there and see her <3
     
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    Nytheris Honorary Pony

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    Just picked up my first hormone prescription :D
     
  10. SRainboom

    SRainboom Beware The Kitten Holy!

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    I always hated being called a "brony" (because it's masculine) and because of that, I distanced myself from MLP for a while. Now that I'm transitioning, I feel like I'm able to enjoy the show again without having that label forced on me :)
     
  11. Candy Yunagi

    Candy Yunagi New Pony

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    Strangely enough, that label made me uncomfortable at first for the same reason, but I guess it was seeing it used in a gender neutral way that gradually changed that. Although having been on hormones and having been read as/passed as female consistently for a few years now may also have something to do with it...

    Any other kind of male reference, however harmless the intention, still makes my blood boil, but for some reason this is one I'm just comfortable with. I'd never try to push any kind of label onto others, of course.
     
  12. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Honorary Pony

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    They sent me this with it, not sure where or who all will accept it right now but I'm pretty sure most major services will.
     
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    SRainboom Beware The Kitten Holy!

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    I had my second laser session today and the new machine is more powerful than the one they used the first time :) also found out that Leeds clinic are doing some workshops/sessions with Lancs LGBT so I will get to see them before my next appointment :) I missed the pride parade today because it was on at the same time as my laser appointment, but went to Dalton Square afterwards and had a look around, it was ok, met some friends and made a couple new ones.

    Me @ my facial hair:

     
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  14. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Honorary Pony

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    Still on the waiting list for the clinic, but they invited me to an open day in just over two weeks from now. I'm still sorting out my name change paper work which is mostly tedious.

    But I did get to our cities local trans support center on Tuesday for their open day, had a great time hanging out for a few hours with about half a dozen other enbies. First time I've really been this open about it in person which was scary at first. They're giving me advice on moving and jobs, I'll be going back there for their regular meetups if it all works out.
     
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