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The story of Julia

A friend of mine who has read this blog for some time reached out to me and asked if I would write something for a column style blog that they and a friend of their’s are setting up regarding gender. … Continue reading

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A few achievements unlocked and the freakout continues.

Well, this week has been interesting. I’ll start with achievements unlocked, in order. Got my first mammogram!  Wheeeee! Got my first doctor bursting into the room in a slight freakout expressing concern. Got my first business card to a cancer … Continue reading

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I hope this week is better

So… Cathy didn’t make it.  The vet was very very strongly suspecting FIP, and based on symptoms and progression that seems to be it.  I had to put her down yesterday which made me very sad.  After which, I proceeded … Continue reading

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4mg of Estradiol

I went to four milligrams of estradiol this week.  It has been what I can only label as interesting.  I’ve had trouble sleeping and my emotions have been all over the place.  Mainly I’ve been struggling with loneliness, sadness, and … Continue reading

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I’m not dead yet!

Hey, I’m still alive and kicking.  Some days are difficult… but such is life.  The only thing really keeping me going is my corgi and my cat… and soon the local support group which I’ll be running.  I’ve been finding … Continue reading

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One Year!

One year ago today, I began this journey.  I applied a Climara 50 patch to my upper right leg approaching my hip, and haven’t looked back.  I remember curling up slightly worried what would happen as I began to get … Continue reading

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Life, Ties, Future Paths, Pain, and the no-win.

It was never clear to me how much my life would change.  How painful those changes would be, how lonely my future paths would be, and how much pain I would be in because there is no-win.  There is eventual sufficient treatment … Continue reading

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