Author Archives: transpacificgirl

About transpacificgirl

I am a transwoman from B.C. Canada, in the middle of my life (I hope!). I'm also in the middle of the river, and this ride is wild. I work for a living, write for clarity, live for love and laughter.

Oh Right, Write About the Operation. Finally.

This blog seems to have about the same energy as I do these days! Oh well, it is summer and being lazy seems appropriate. I should at least write about my Gender Reassignment Surgery seeing as I am now over … Continue reading

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This is Not a Sex Change

Okay, so it has been a long time since my last post. That was then. This is now. And here is a new post. In two weeks, to this day, I am having Gender Reassignment Surgery in Montreal. May 9, … Continue reading

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The Key to the Door of My Spirituality

It was a very large tomato. Heavy, red with orange streaks that were changing colours like the leaves on the trees these days. I found it at one of the lovely farmgates in my community and I kept it on … Continue reading

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Climbing to a New Outlook

As I was walking the dogs down a sunlit dappled trail, where eager leaves were leaping from the trees to be the first to Fall, I  suddenly stopped and thought, “Oh my god, I am going to have THAT surgery!” … Continue reading

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The Mermaid’s Memory

Once again, my blog is being neglected.  I have been trying to post here, but lately everything I write seems… terrible. I suppose I have been trying to keep a certain standard here and when something just doesn’t work I … Continue reading

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On Getting a Date For Gender Reassignment Surgery

In May of 2012, I will be visiting a very handsome and charming doctor in Montreal. He’s the doctor selected by British Columbia’s Medical Services Plan, and many satisfied women, to perform a surgery which will change my outdoor plumbing … Continue reading

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Change, you can change.

When I was about 3, my older brother, who was all of a wizened 4, and I stood one day at the edge of our front lawn, looking down at the 10 foot steep drop of brambles that fronted the … Continue reading

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