Author Archives: agirlushouldknow

Jessie’s Girl and Wolsey (music/memory)

Share List See bottom of post for pronoun disclaimer (note 1): Jessie’s Girl has a special place in my heart. It reminds me of my husband and the time before we got together (before he was my wife, or even … Continue reading

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Sometimes good shows up

Share List I post a lot of stuff that is a little more negative about transition. Today however I have some beautiful stuff to talk about. I had been out auditing an agency and when I wrapped up I drove … Continue reading

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Music

Share List I had forgotten how much I liked music. I couldn’t honestly tell you when I stopped caring about music. When I was young I loved music, hell I used to sing in the shower (albeit not well). However, … Continue reading

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Heartbeat… TERF Fuckery

Share List I will be honest, before my transition I was so shut down that I would see articles like this, they would make me mad on behalf of the target, but it didn’t truly bother me. Now it does. … Continue reading

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Rough day (transphobia)

Share List Yesterday was harder than normal, and represents the third day in about a week of hostile encounters. I realize this is the new normal, but I figured I would share them. The day started with me going to … Continue reading

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2 encounters in one day – Main Street Gas and Grocery

Share List It turns out that my day didn’t end with my Safeway Encounter, but rather was a long continuation as I stopped at People’s Park to eat a yogurt and then went to the Main Street Gas and Grocery … Continue reading

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2 encounters in one day – The Safeway Incident

Share List Today was a strange set of encounters, two of them to be exact. Both put me in uncomfortable situation and both of course involved being transgendered. I was wearing my blue striped dress and was out auditing one … Continue reading

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Things I forgot

Share List You would think that I would remember my childhood all the time, the violence (not on us by parents, but surrounding us), the alcoholism, the homelessness, but evidently I forget huge chunks for years at a time and … Continue reading

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Some good news

Share List I got my blood test results back. I have some good news and some ok news. Good news: my testosterone is “LESS THAN 10 ng/dL” and the range is 0-74ng/dL. So at least we know my testicles haven’t mysteriously … Continue reading

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General Update and Cheek News

Share List I have been quiet lately, not that new things haven’t happened, just that I am exhausted. However, wanted to get out some of the basics while I had some moments. The last couple of weeks have been especially … Continue reading

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