Surgery Date with Dr. Michael Safir

I meant to make this announcement about a month ago, but D-day (HA!) has been confirmed: March 7th, 2018 and will take place in San Fransisco, CA. Ultimately I chose Dr. Safir because of his versatile urological experience. The decision was harder than I thought it would be because I really like Dr. Wittenberg personally. In... Continue Reading →


5 Years on T

Five years ago today, I took a huge step in my transition - my first shot of testosterone. SO many things have happened since that day. Romantic relationships have come and gone, as have friendships. I've had top surgery, a hysterectomy, and I'm preparing for metoidioplasty. Let's get to the nitty gritty. Hair: My hair... Continue Reading →

Dr. Michael Safir – Phone Consult

Dr. Michael Safir is one of the doctors taking over Dr. Mang Chen's patients after Dr. Chen leaves Brownstein and Crane Surgical Services on September 30th. You can read about Dr. Safir's career here. Dr. Safir is a trained reconstructive urologist in both male and female anatomy. This puts him in a unique position, as... Continue Reading →

Dr. Heidi Wittenberg – Phone Consult

Most of you who follow this blog will not recognize the name Dr. Heidi Wittenberg. You can read about her career here. Additionally, she has been performing hystorectomies for Brownstein and Crane Surgical Services for about two years. Over the last year Dr. Wittenberg began training to perform metoidioplasties (metas). She has performed 10 metas... Continue Reading →

DHT/Andractim Therapy Results

I'm finally getting around to writing up my experience with DHT (Andractim 2.5%). For those wondering about whether or not I will post pictures: I do have pictures documenting my before DHT and after DHT, but I am not going to share them on this blog. I don't think I'll ever share them via any form... Continue Reading →

Beginning DHT/Andractim Treatment

I began using DHT to try and maximize my lower growth from HRT on March 15th. Because I have chosen metoidioplasty for lower surgery, getting as much as I can out of my natal anatomy is important to me. I've been researching this for many years and two of the best sources I found are... Continue Reading →

4 Years (and a few days) on T

I just can't seem to get these posts written on the day of the anniversary. HA! Hair: Either it's just in my head, a factor of time, or it's due to my recent hysterectomy, but my hairline and hair in general is freaking me out. I feel like I'm loosing more than normal when I... Continue Reading →

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