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Everybody Knows

Everybody Knows.  Besides being one hell of a song by Mr. Leonard Cohen, this is basically how I live my life.  I live it as if everybody knows. Before transitioning, I just figured any time I was presenting as Jen, … Continue reading

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A Change of Perspective

Growing up, I was a scrawny kid.  I weighed 90 pounds until high school, where I ballooned to an amazing 125. I was below average in height, at 5’5″, which increased to 5’7″, even though I was never supposed to reach … Continue reading

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Blood is thicker than water, especially tears

I found out, a few weeks ago, that all of the aunts and uncles on my dads side of the family know.  I heard this from my cousin on that side who already knew.  The news went from a cousin … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Public Record

I am out.  I’m not far out, or way out, but I’m out.  I’m not out to everyone, but can be seen by anyone.  This can create a fine line separating me form the destructive fall to the rocks below. … Continue reading

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Down a percentage, but for how long?

Today I began my temporary seasonal position at Target. The up side is, there will now be a little more money coming in (as opposed to none).  The down side, my rate of living as I am meant to be … Continue reading

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With each telling, a weight is lifted

I have known this over the course of my life, but have not felt it this strongly until recently. With each person I tell, I feel the weight of the life lie, lifted.  Eased.  Relieved. I have been going out … Continue reading

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A look at yesterday

Yesterday held a few surprises for me.  Nice surprises. I went to Indianapolis to turn in an application at Half-Price Books.  I absolutely love their store and the people that work there.  HPB prides itself on diversity and openness, so … Continue reading

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