Just The Way You Are

Surgical Tools

“You don’t need to change your face, I think you’re beautiful as you are”…”There’s no need to change your body, we still love you”…”You just need to accept yourself, once you do, you’ll be happy.” These are just some of the comments I get from people who learn of my plans for surgery. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who gets this kind of “lecture”. Sadly, there are many more of these caring phrases…and, worse still, they can come from those closest to us.Read More »

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That’s Not My Name

Trans Pokemon

Transitioning is a fresh start. A chance to start down the correct path towards the destination of being your true self. As refreshing and relieving as that can be after years of hiding and/or denial, it’s not the thing that makes it all worthwhile. That honour belongs to others. It’s little things like those around you using the correct pronoun or name which really offers you something that’s always been a stranger: acceptance. You’re finally being accepted as the real you. Sadly, as much as other people can offer that, they can also take it away by refusing to use the correct pronoun or name – essentially denying you your identity.Read More »

Happy New Year?

boat in ocean

Happy New Year!! A little late, since the start of 2019 was a few days ago…but better late than never, right? I hope you all enjoyed the festive period, whatever you did. I know a lot of people are glad to see the back of 2018. For me personally, it was a bit weird. So much happened but, at the same time, not very much happened.Read More »

Those That Know, Know

Mean Girls

This blog and my Instagram profile is to help people understand what I go through – whether it be the thoughts in my head, daily things, situations I face or choices I make relating to my transition – the key words being “my transition”.  It’s not about all of my life, just a part of it. A part that I choose to share, as I make this journey to becoming the real me. Remember that.Read More »

Puberty v2.0

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Helloooooo, how’s it going? I’m alive!!! Just about. I know it’s been a while since my last post. For those of you that follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I’ve had some news recently. For those that didn’t know…you do now!! It’s been a bit of a whirlwind, so I’ll do my best to get things up to date.Read More »