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TrIIIy

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Welp, I just did my first self-injection of testosterone! Super scary, but manageable.

 

I am going to be chronicling my transition by taking a picture of myself every week for at least a year. I hope to have a nice montage by the end of year one! I will eventually post the video on YouTube. No links, I know, but it will be there.

 

Excitement!

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That's fantastic news, Trilly.  Congratulations!  Your journey to manhood has begun.  I hope its a smooth one, filled with joy and discovery.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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Good for you! I am still having a really hard time grappling with having to put a needle in my leg, so I am probably going to have to have the doctor do it for a while longer. That takes some strength right there. I can't wait to see your progress!

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Changes are happening! I have recently noticed increased muscle mass in my arms (I lift weights, so I LOVE this!) and increases in other areas that are not safe for this forum, lol! Exciting times. I can’t wait for my voice to change. Hopefully that will start soon.

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Neat! So you've got kind of a Hugh Jackman thing going on now? All growly and gravely?

 

I'm a little jealous honestly, I wish hormones did jack-all for MtF voices.

 

Hugs!

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I haven’t posted here in a while, so here’s an update.

 

I can hardly tell, but I’m told that my voice deepens every day. I’m a lot hairier in general except for my arms, which are about the same. Still gaining muscle; I’m embarrassed but quite proud when I flex in the mirror! 
And...

I just got a letter from my doctor to facilitate my gender marker change at the courthouse later this month (hopefully)! I will be changing my name at the same time!

 

Cool stuff!

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Does it itch yet? I used to hate that part. Nearly as much as I hated shaving. PRO TIP: A little Vaseline will soften your hair up a bit so it's not so scratchy. Chicks dig that. ?

 

Or are you going to grow it out? Something like ZZ Top?

 

Hugs!

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It does not itch yet, but there’s not much there yet anyway. I plan on shaving regularly once it comes in a bit more.

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Update:


I suddenly have leg muscles for the first time in my life. That was a nice surprise.

 

Acne has become a bit of a problem. I’m using an over the counter face wash system for that, though.

 

Hopefully (finally) getting my name and gender marker changed next week. I feel like that will have a great effect on my disphoria and self-confidence.

 

Mostly good things!

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My name has officially been changed! I am so happy that this has finally happened after weeks of roadblocks. I’m going to start insisting that people stop using my deadname and call me Trey instead.

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Congratulations Trey!

 

Hugs!

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Hi Trey.  First time just catching up on your original post.  Its cool to start at the beginning and see your steady progress and how it makes you happy.

Congratulations❣️

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I decided that I needed to throw myself a name day party to celebrate getting my name legally changed (yes, I got the idea from Game of Thrones). My family and I ate Chinese food and Boston cream pie and watched Netflix (Derry Girls). It was great to feel the support of my family. I even found out that my brother (who has never said anything at all about my transition) is happy for me. I finally feel like my whole family is supporting me at least a little bit.

 

 

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Woah. Well done sir! Congratulations!

 

Hugs!

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