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5 weeks…another reflection

Hey y’all. I’ll leave the 5 week update to what I said on the video. Hope you’re all enjoying December! 5 Weeks on T

Week 1 on T!

Day 10 – Photos

Hey Everyone, With my mom’s help, I was able to make myself pretty today…so I thought I’d share some pictures.  🙂 I’m still not able to take a shower (cause my grafts can’t get wet), but my mom has been helping to wash my hair.  Also, I’m not really a bath guy…but I’ve been enjoying … Continue reading

The Lack of Safety in Gendered Spaces

Hey Friends, Here’s an update on how things have gone in the week since surgery (it’s now been 8 days!).  Along with giving a bit of info on my physical healing, I also wanted to share some of my experiences in public spaces since surgery. One of the most immediate changes has been the way … Continue reading

The Power of Names — Asher/Pen

A Tale of Two Ashers Hey Friends, So, in a conversation with a friend (in the past few days), the idea of (my) names came up.  Just to give a broader context, this idea of names has been pretty explicitly tied to my feelings of agency in owning my body, my voice, and the way … Continue reading

Choosing My Surgeon/Clinic

It’s about a week out from my trip to Canada.  Now that things seem to be settling down a bit for me at work, I’m trying to take some time to explore what I’m feeling. As I’ve connecting with folks about my nerves and excitement about surgery, one really basic question keeps coming up: What … Continue reading