Day 1 of hormones

Here is a bonkers photo of me looking very natural before bed on the first day of HRT.  My doctor has me starting at 2mg of IC Estradiol and 50mg of IC Spironolactone for the first month before upping the doses. The medications are pills and I dissolved them under my tongue for the best … Continue reading Day 1 of hormones

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HRT Appointment

It felt super appropriate sitting next to the kiddie play table while I sat in the waiting room. I was basically a new born--or pre-natal? Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) feels like the beginning of my existence. A second birth. The appointment itself was pretty routine and unsurprising. The nursing assistant saw me first and ran my … Continue reading HRT Appointment