It's A New Year New Years resolutions, the buzz of the day all over social media. A new year a new you. Lose weight. Quit smoking. Ditch whichever nasty habit you have that's holding you back from being happy. I could set a goal to stop procrastinating but I 100% guarantee I'll mess that up … Continue reading Dipping My Toes Into The Pool of Self Acceptance
Can We Think Beyond The Binary?I've gotten over wishing I was normal. But some days I think if only I wanted to medically transition so the world could see me as male, life would be simpler. I've come a long way with my own self acceptance but I'm still unsure how to respond to people's … Continue reading Pronouns, Names & Labels…Oh my!
July 15, 2017 is one of those days that will forever be etched in my memory. When I hear that date, her picture takes centre stage in my mind. I'm certain that I'll forever remember what her face looked like that day, although I won't touch it for the first time until 40 days later. … Continue reading Phew! We Survived the First of Many Hurdles.
I've come to realize what matters most to me when it comes to passing and having gender validation. My One WishWhen I started this journey last spring, I thought my one wish was to pass as male out in the world. My Pinterest feed filled up quickly with posts such as "Passing as male", "FTM", … Continue reading Gender Validation – Outward vs. Inward
I grew up in a home without any family traditions. Oh we did the same thing at Christmas time every year, but does repeating something over and over again actually make it a family tradition? Every Christmas my parents, siblings and I went to our grandparent's house. There were traditions, but they belonged to my … Continue reading Family Traditions – What they are and why I think they matter.