Category Archives: transition

May 2016 – Thank you

Thanks so much to everyone who has taken the time to hear my story, to watch the 60 Minutes piece or my segment on the Ellen Show. All the love I’ve received has been absolutely amazing and I’ve found myself … Continue reading

Posted in journals, transition | Leave a comment

Top Surgery

Who did my top surgery? Where? I got surgery with Dr. Charles Garramone in Davie, FL (right outside of Ft. Lauderdale in South Florida.) Do I recommend the surgeon I went to? How was the staff and the experience? Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in faq, recovery, transition | Tagged | Leave a comment

Top surgery recovery

DISCLAIMER: I am not a doctor and therefore I am also not a professional so my answers are gleaned from my own experience  – my interaction with my doctors, my friends and their own experiences, and of course my own chest … Continue reading

Posted in journals, recovery, transition | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New posts!

Hi everyone! Happy February 🙂 I’ve been blogging – check out some of my new posts: My Transition: Parents and Coming Out FAQ: Food and Diet FAQ: Testosterone and the NCAA Let me know what requests y’all have for more … Continue reading

Posted in journals, transition | Leave a comment

Coming out to my Parents – long version

My “Coming Out” Story and My Parents A lot of people ask me how I came out to my parents and how that process has been since I came out. There are two parts of this process because I first … Continue reading

Posted in journals, transition | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Advice on Coming Out

In general… Be confident, be assertive, be kind. You are presenting yourself to others and the intent is not that they understand everything about you but that they accept you and treat you with respect. Be frank and direct: “I … Continue reading

Posted in faq, transition | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Coming out to my family

How did my parents react when I came out to them? How are they now? In short, my parents are incredible. They do their very best to support me and make sure I am getting what I need. Sure, there … Continue reading

Posted in journals, transition | Tagged , | Leave a comment

August 26th, 2015: College!

Hey everyone! I’ve returned to blogging!! Yesterday I moved into my dorm at Harvard and I’m super excited to be in the same place consistently for the next year. So, I finally made a new video on my YouTube channel … Continue reading

Posted in transition | Leave a comment

My Transition

I came out as transgender for the first time over the summer of 2014. I cite broad period of time because my coming out was a process. I didn’t just say to someone, “I’m transgender.” I was in therapy for … Continue reading

Posted in transition | Tagged | Leave a comment

June 3, 2015: First T Shot!

Yesterday I got my first injection of testosterone! I’m starting with a .5mL dose of 1,000mg/10mL every week. My best friend went with me and filmed it! Although the shot itself wasn’t that exciting and I didn’t feel any different … Continue reading

Posted in journals, transition | Tagged | Leave a comment