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An embarrassment of riches problem


Davie

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So, I've been running around and calling around and writing emails about arranging gender therapy.

But Fenway says I cannot have any more than 12 total sessions—and my insurance says I cannot have any simultaneous or overlapping  therapy sessions. CHA wants me to start THEIR therapist right away. I hope get my Fenway therapy to finish in five weeks before returning to the program at CHA because it would be a shame for me to lose all I've gained from the excellent gender therapy at Fenway and have to cut my gender therapy plan in half. Yikes, such confusion. The last person to get a say in this is the patient, me.

Oh, well . . . I am grateful to have choices about this, even if it's not my favorite choice.

Hanging in there and confused,

-- Davie

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So to follow up. Good news. My primary care clinic at CHA has allowed me to complete my Gender Therapy with Fenway without pause. I really like my gender therapist, so I'm glad this works out. Persistence in following up with emails and calls works.

cheers,

Davie

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I'm glad you have a reasonable plan forward now @Davie . Dealing with all the bureaucracy can be very discouraging, so indeed, hooray for persistence! I finally have an appt with a gt next month - I've been on her waiting list since June! ??

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That is good news Davie.  Sticking with a therapist you like is great and can make such a difference in self acceptance.

As Vidanjali said "bureaucracy can be  very discouraging" and i'll add frustrating!

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Yes, thank you. @Charlize and @Vidanjali.

It's confusing but I'm accepting that's all part of the process. My GT was willing to continue, but she's moving out of state and that's not allowed. Too bad.

In Good News my gym opened back up and I've already paid. I was so excited I tried a selfie on the treadmill and flipped into the air! I still managed to get a pic of myself in mid-air, caught myself on the rail with my other hand, and didn't drop my phone. Voilá. I'm fine. See—miracles DO happen.

Happy trails,

Davie

 

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