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Changing My Reflection – QNotes

Transition milestones

Changing My Reflection

With really very little changes in my usual routine, my body has flipped all these tiny switches and receptors to utilize the full potential of my DNA.

A partner’s perspective on transition

Changing My Reflection

June 23rd, 2016. I wasn’t looking for a relationship, but the chance to go see The Cure with someone cool presented itself. It was then that I met Lynette.

A tale of transition

Changing My Reflection

Increasing my estradiol dosage was a lot to handle, but I’m beginning to grasp what it means to have a different chemical balance in my brain and how to describe it.

A tale of transition

Changing My Reflection

I took a vacation with my girlfriend, Rachel, to her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio right at the time I started hormone replacement therapy (HRT).  Rachel has been a wonderful place of support during all this. She and I communicate a lot and it’s what makes our partnership so strong.

A tale of transition

Changing My Reflection

I look down in the palm of my hand at a tiny blue pill and think with nervous anticipation of what the future holds for me. Could taking these really make everything better? Of course, they can’t solve everything — I know better. However, in the two weeks I’ve been taking them, everything feels better than it ever has.