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Hii, the name's Francisco, I'm a 24 year old transmasculine person. I don't spend a lot of times in forums at all, but I feel like I needed somewhere where I could either document my journey and share it with people like me. On April first I took my first Testosterone injection (Of course it's so in character that I'd do it on April's fools day). No changes yet, it's only my third day but I'm anxious for anything to start happening.

 

I'm doing this all in secret, only my mom (who doesn't live with me) and my cousin (who does live with me) know about it. It sucks having to be secretive about something that makes me SO happy. Hopefully, by the end of this year I'm gonna be long gone from this household. And I hope that if you're someone dealing with something similar, or that have dealt with something similar, that you're happy and that'll you'll find happiness in the future. Trans people deserve to live.

 

A little bit more about me: I study animation, I'm currently in my last year, next semester I work I have to choose my major. I live with my very lovely, totally not transphobic family. I love animals, especially cats! I love my pets like they're my babies. And I consider myself a creative leaning person.

 

 

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Welcome to Transgender Pulse Forum @Frnk

 

Like you many of us are still living with a secret transition. This is a safe place for you to write postings of your daily activity, as well as comment on the postings of others. As for journal your progress? You may want to start a blog here as well.

 

Best wishes, stay positive, and motivated

 

Mindy🌈🐛🏳️‍⚧️🦋

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Hi,

 

It's going to take a while before things start to change. It might feel like it is taking a long time but when you look back it really hasn't. I have been on hormones for a year next month. I didn't experience any changes till about month two or month three. I was happy during my first month because of the placebo effect. Moving forward with something I have been wanting to do for a long time. I started a blog a while ago and try to put in new entries every few days. It's nice to reread what was put down in the beginning. I'm glad you found us and have found a great place to be.

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Welcome to Trans Pulse, Francisco.  It's great to have you hear, and I look forward to reading about your progress.  We're happy to help with any questions.  I'm glad to know that you have a great family, and hopefully you won't have to hide for too much longer.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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18 minutes ago, Mmindy said:

Welcome to Transgender Pulse Forum @Frnk

 

Like you many of us are still living with a secret transition. This is a safe place for you to write postings of your daily activity, as well as comment on the postings of others. As for journal your progress? You may want to start a blog here as well.

 

Best wishes, stay positive, and motivated

 

Mindy🌈🐛🏳️‍⚧️🦋

 

Journaling here seems fun, I have been keeping a daily update on my real life journal, but it'll be fun to have more room to extend myself!

 

5 minutes ago, Ashley0616 said:

@Frnk

 

Hi,

 

It's going to take a while before things start to change. It might feel like it is taking a long time but when you look back it really hasn't. I have been on hormones for a year next month. I didn't experience any changes till about month two or month three. I was happy during my first month because of the placebo effect. Moving forward with something I have been wanting to do for a long time. I started a blog a while ago and try to put in new entries every few days. It's nice to reread what was put down in the beginning. I'm glad you found us and have found a great place to be.

 

for me, the first day I was SO happy and so excited, so pumped about HRT. but the last two days I've been really sad because I expected somehow to have immediate changes, so I've been depressed about it lol.

And yess, that was my idea behind keeping a journal, to have something to look back on, and see the progress made along the way, I also took a few pictures of myself.

 

2 minutes ago, Carolyn Marie said:

Welcome to Trans Pulse, Francisco.  It's great to have you hear, and I look forward to reading about your progress.  We're happy to help with any questions.  I'm glad to know that you have a great family, and hopefully you won't have to hide for too much longer.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

 

Thank you! and sadly not, not really, my family kinda sucks in this aspect, though my mom has been my rock through this journey so far.

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1 hour ago, Frnk said:

for me, the first day I was SO happy and so excited, so pumped about HRT. but the last two days I've been really sad because I expected somehow to have immediate changes, so I've been depressed about it lol.

And yess, that was my idea behind keeping a journal, to have something to look back on, and see the progress made along the way, I also took a few pictures of myself.

Just remember that transitioning is a marathon and not a sprint. This is a second puberty and just as the first one was it didn't happen overnight either. The most important thing is to look forward to the future. Plan out what surgeries you want if any. Your wardrobe and shoes. I have spent a lot of time in the planning department. I own a whole walk in closet full of clothes and almost 60 pairs of shoes. Retail therapy excites me. Your emotions are going to be a roller coaster as day one it is going to feel great and towards the end you'll want another. I'm on two patches of *** of estrogen each. It has been a fun experience so far. Hopefully get a butt and curves and look more feminine. 

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Welcome @Frnk and congratulations on starting your transition. Looking forward to hearing more about your journey. 

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Welcome to the forums and congratulations on the start of your journey!!

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