Tag Archives: female to male

T at home

When I first got started on testosterone, I was prescribed androgel, which I had to apply to my abdomen, upper arms and/or shoulders daily. Each dosage came in a sealed packet, which I found hard to open due to my … Continue reading

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The clothes make the man

The other day my niece got married. Up until the very last  moment I didn’t know whether or not I wanted to go to the wedding. Don’t get me wrong, I love my niece, but I don’t feel at all … Continue reading

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When will it end?

Though WW-II had been over for almost 20 years when I was born, I grew up in a family where the war was still very much a daily reality. Where other children might have been afraid of monsters, I feared … Continue reading

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Three months on T

Testosterone driven savages, that’s what you all are! Hasty words, spoken by one of my characters who let her emotions get away with her, and consequently came quite close to paying the price for those rash words. Words that convey … Continue reading

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Not my voice

“But you’ve got such a beautiful voice. Why would you want to ruin that?” That’s the question my dad and others asked me, and I can see why. It was a beatiful, warm, light soprano. My going on T meant … Continue reading

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My voice on T

I’ve been on T for two and a half months now and my voice is still basically the same as it was two weeks on T. No further changes, which annoys me no end. I did get my dosage of … Continue reading

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Two weeks on T

When I found out the endocrinologist put me on a rather low dose of T (half of the usual dose), I was disappointed, annoyed and worried. How on earth would I see any changes at all on such a low … Continue reading

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