Tag Archives: happiness

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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I Am Woman*

Notice the little asterisk after “Woman” up there in the title? That’s my reality. It took me a long time to accept that I was female. Longer to actually embrace it, celebrate it and live it. Now that I have, … Continue reading

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Casual Cruelty

One of the things that kept me afraid of even admitting my truth to myself, was the fear of the reaction of others when I claimed my rightful space as female. I knew there were would be people who could … Continue reading

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Following Happiness

I spent the majority of my lifetime shrouded from what was really important to me. I’m not sure how that shroud was cast. I suspect I covered myself with it, to keep myself safe. It took a very long time … Continue reading

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