Archive | March 2016

Today I began the next stage of my journey

Finally, almost three years since my “moment of realisation”, today I had my first jab of Triptorelin.

Testosterone Blockers!!! … YAYYYYYY !!!

A jab in the bum which should last 3 months, then another one to follow that, I already have the kit to take with me next time, and at about that time I should be starting on the Estrogen patches. 🙂

So now there’s no turning back for me, not that there was ever going to be. 🙂

I mentioned in my brief post earlier today that things seem to be converging, so let me explain.

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It’s something of a momentous day today.

There’s a lot of important things happening right now, and today seems to be the day when they all converge.

So right now I’m trembling, trying to control my breathing, and trying to “think straight” about what I need to do, and in what order.

I’ll tell you more later in the day …


Progress, at last!

Yes, it’s me again!

As you can probably guess by the lack of posts lately I’ve really been struggling with the hiatus in progress caused by the fact that my GP said she couldn’t prescribe the Triptorelin (Testosterone blockers) that the GIC had said I need. This, plus the fact that I had to do soooo much chasing up just to even get that far, meant that I dropped into a severe depression, even to the point of feeling suicidal at times.

Eventually Danny and my other friends managed to persuade me to go back to my GP, and I’ve been on Prozac for the past few weeks. I think it IS helping, although I am feeling quite tired most days.

However, today I had another appointment at the Gender Clinic, and that’s what this post is about … PROGRESS!!

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