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Weathering the Front

Winds whipped. Gusts beyond 60 miles per hour. Trees– tall, majestic– ripped like carrots from a backyard garden. Frozen tundra came to mind. Spaghetti-strewn wires adorned darkened, bare streets. Teeth chattered. Windows rattled. Ordinarily I’d sleep through it all. Not … Continue reading

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Christmas Past

TW: Trigger warning: Anxiety, suicidal/homicidal thoughts. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   This time of year nearly sends me over the edge. It’s not the season, per se. I don’t suppose it is for most of us who suffer anxiety, shame, guilt, grief, pain … Continue reading

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Feeling Honored

Finally, I am getting over myself. So many strands of my personality creep in and I become annoying at best, and at its ultimate worst, stifling. My nearly non-existent self esteem causes me to judge, ridicule and throw away my … Continue reading

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Beyond the Freak Out

“Do you want to hurt yourself, Sam?” the therapist asked. I’d been crying for three days straight, been unable to get out of bed and cried as I walked into Lorraine’s office. Something had happened. Something scary and unexpected and … Continue reading

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LGBTQA Health Fair

Yesterday G and I attended an LGBTQA health fair in a nearby town. Figured I’d be the only trans male there, which was fine, because we’re not a large group. Scanned the pamphlet for pics of trans men, from the Mid-Atlantic … Continue reading

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