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Top 3 things that surprised me about top surgery life top surgery May 25, 2023

I had top surgery six weeks ago. Here are three things that surprised me about top surgery recovery:

1. Better sleep after surgery than before

I had a lot of friends who suffered from insomnia after surgery, but I have chronic pain. I've had chronic pain for 12 years or so and it is exasperated...

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I'm back! My top surgery recover story life top surgery May 23, 2023

Hey everybody, I'm back! 

I know that for the last 5 weeks, I've been very private about my top surgery journey, but I'm finally ready to open up and share with you how things have been - with pictures!

You can either read the blog below or watch the video above. Enjoy!

I had surgery on...

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My private top surgery recovery feed life Apr 13, 2023

Hey, everyone. I'm getting top surgery this Friday! This means I'm going to be taking a little bit of a break from content creation and teaching. However, never fear, because I have some little elves who are going to be working behind the scenes to repurpose and repost some content that...

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What should you expect to happen to your voice on Testosterone? gender life testosterone trans voice Feb 22, 2023

When it comes to the voice changes that you can expect on testosterone, what is a reasonable timeline? I've talked to a lot of different people who have taken testosterone exogenously, and the one thing that I can say for sure is that there is no timeline. Everybody's voice changes at varying...

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Early signs that I was nonbinary gender life trans Feb 10, 2023

I'm 35 years old, and I've been identifying as nonbinary for about ten years. But, well before that, when I think back to being 18 years old, there were some signs that I was nonbinary early on. I want to share one of those signs with you.

When I was in university, right out of high school, I...

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Top 3 Queer Books That I Read in 2022 life Jan 10, 2023

You might not be aware of this, but I am an avid reader. I love reading! I wanted to share with you my three favourite queer books that I read in 2022. Watch this blog post as a short video above.

1. She Who Became The Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

This book has everything! It's got various...

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