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Guest Jaded1

4 month HRT update with charts, pics and flying monkeys!

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Guest Jaded1

Aright... well maybe no flying monkeys, but I will not disappoint otherwise.

So my partner decided that in all of my pics I am so "posed" that she snapped some candids one night before we were getting ready for bed.

cue 70's porn music!

bow-chica-bow-wow!!!! (or as I recently heard: brown-chicken-brown-cow

Just kidding.

As far as the changes, it is basically more of the same since my last update.

The difference is, I will now also post my lab results. (rest easy mods, no dosage or such info shall be posted.)

This first one is my Sex Hormone Binding Globulin results on top and my Testosterone levels on the bottom.

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IMG_3411 by CadenceLS, on Flickr

This one is my Estrogen levels.

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IMG_3409 by CadenceLS, on Flickr

Still not nearly as high enough as I would like (not by a longshot) but still not bad overall for low dosages on both medications (spiro/premarin)

edit,,,

sigh... before you could see this thread, it was intercepted by the rule police and I guess posting a thread with 4 whole linked pics is too much for one post. Well it is either that or the site has just had enough of me for today. So once this actually hits the boards, I will post the second post with the pics of me.

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Guest Elena

Holy smokes hun! How in the world are you still making part time work? Seriously, you gotta be constantly getting male fail! Oh my gods, we had dinner a couple weeks ago, you've been a busy little bee! You looked great then, now... Wow, completely jealous!

Oh yeah, I wanted to steal your hair before... Now, you might want to frisk me for scissors next time we catch up. ;) absolutely gorgeous color on you. Lovin it!

<3

Elena

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Guest

How the heck are you getting away in male mode????

You have a wonderful future ahead of you... Go to it!

Love, Megan

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Guest Krisina

You look beautiful! You look beautiful and yes I left the sugar in the cupboard :)

You are very lucky to have your own head of beautiful hair too.

Krisina

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Guest Jaded1

Seriously? Wow. I guess I am just hypercritical of myself.

Although I did compare for the first time a pic that was taken the same day as my avatar pic and these and I was pretty impressed with the changes.

Although I am planning to have FFS (Once HRT has had a year or two to do it's thing.) as that wonderful mountain of an addition from my jewish heritage otherwise known as a nose has gotta go on Jenny Craig.

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Guest Svenna

WOW!!!

You look awesome!!!!!!

Really. Awesome...

Good for you, too!

Love, Svenna

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Guest kelly_aus

I think you are looking good for 4 months.. I'm 8 months in and don't look as good..

I've no idea how to sugarcoat my replies...

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Guest Cyndi

Wow, looking great, and yes, little jealous of those flowing locks! Only 4 months? I can't wait to start!!

Cyndi

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Guest Robin Winter

Yea...you're definitely hypercritical of yourself if you think you could ever pass for a male.....

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Guest Elena

Wait a sec! You wanna complain about noses? At least you don't have the scottish highlands stuck to your face like I do!

<3

Elena

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Guest Amberley_Vail

Whats wrong with the Scottish Highlands? =P

xx

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Guest Jaded1

You all are far too kind.

One thing that I just kind of smile at now is the fact that I always used to think to myself when seeing some of your photos is that "Wow she looks good but I'll never be able to photograph myself in one of those spaghetti strapped tank tops as my shoulders are way too big and manly and I have chest hair for days and am flatter than the areas between Elena's Scottish Highlands...

Don't ask me why that was just one of my silly hangups.

Definitely feel as though, little by little, but I am getting there.

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Guest John Chiv

They were definitely worth the wait :)

Wow! I prefer the candids over the artsy ones, fyi.

John

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Guest Sarah Michelle

You look great. Quit beating yourself up and accept the woman that is showing through in those pictures.

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Guest ZoeG360

4 Months? Wow. Very impressive, you are very beautiful.

Is that much drop in testosterone about typical?

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Guest Elena
Whats wrong with the Scottish Highlands? =P

xx

Absolutely nuthin wrong with the highlands there! That's where most of my family came from before crossin the pond. It just sucks having a nose that looks like one of the more jagged peaks off the Firth of Clyde! I've been back there a couple times to visit my Great Aunt Agnes on Skye, she's the one suggested my middle name be Aideen. ;)

<3

Elena

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Guest Jaded1

4 Months? Wow. Very impressive, you are very beautiful.

Is that much drop in testosterone about typical?

Talk about a loaded question.

I have NO idea what is considered typical regarding T drop.

So much has to do with each of our body chemistries, age, etc.

It probably wouldn't hurt to maybe have a thread where people could post this kind of info up as I did but again, (cue mantra of HRT:) "Your Mileage May Vary."

As long as you are under the care of a medical professional that has experience with this kind of stuff, your ship is being piloted well.

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Guest Teacy

All I can say is Wow! This gives me hope! I can not believe you can pass as a man at all! Seriously! Keep it up girl!!

Teacy

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Guest auxo

You have beautiful features. I can only imagine what you will look like in a year or two. ;) You're well into the female range of T since last december.

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Guest JordynK

You are gorgeous! Such amazing results in only 4 months, I can only hope that I can achieve similar results.

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