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Three Months Until Top Surgery!

Exactly three months from today, I’m going to have top surgery! I am so excited. After having tentatively decided on half a dozen different dates over the past month, it feels so good to finally have scheduled it. It feels like I have been waiting for so long. It’s also exactly six months to the day after my friend had his surgery, which feels like a good sign.

It is also almost exactly two years after I met Kate Bornstein (stay with me; I promise this is relevant). Continue reading


For a while now, I’ve been thinking about getting a tattoo. I’ve had it mostly planned out for almost a year. Black ink — I just think there’s something really strong and striking, almost classic, about black lettering. I want it to be on the inside of my left forearm so that it will be there, like a reminder, every time I look down. Continue reading