Saturday, August 05, 2017

Days 4 & 5 Struggling with meds & bra shopping

Friday was a bit of a non-event. Things progressed from Thursday and there was little worth reporting so I'm covering Saturday and only briefly touching on Friday. I'm still feeling great & the world is feeling a little brighter.

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Shopping, banana & tofu

Day 3 of HRT & more changes. I haven't got a lot to report. It's still too early for much in the way of noticeable physical  changes but I did notice a couple of minor ones and the mental changes have continued.

My nipples already seem a little larger, fatter if you will. The breast structure behind them will take months or years to develop, but this is an interesting change.  [Edit] In retrospect, I'm not sure they have changed, I think they have probably become more-or-less permanently erect, apparently this is a known thing in the early days of transitioning [/Edit]

I went shopping today with a girlfriend and I noticed that how I examined clothing in the shops was different as was how I reacted to other people I passed.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

HRT Day 2. Today Tomorrow and Taboo


I've been feeling really great. All blissful & happy. I went down the road to get some bread & coming back the world seemed very clear.  This seems to be happening extremely quickly, almost too quickly, and I'm wondering how much is a placebo effect from my knowing I've started the medication, how much is just that the stress of being in a male body is reduced by the knowledge that it is rapidly becoming less male in at least its chemistry.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Starting HRT

Today was my second appointment with  a specialist at Auckland Sexual Health. A week ago he made sure I understood what HRT would and would not do for me and the risks attached. Then some blood was taken. Today was a brief meeting where he reviewed the results of the blood tests, everything was OK, he answered the couple of questions I had, wrote me the prescriptions and made a follow-up appointment for 2 months.