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Happy Birthday To This Blog!

Well, well. It’s officially been a year since I started this blog. To all of my readers, including both friends who like to keep up on my goings-on and newcomers looking for a few answers, I offer a heartfelt “thank you”. To say a lot’s happened the past 12 months is an understatement, but I know I’ve enjoyed writing every single word here. As both catharsis and a source of information, I hope this blog is as enjoyable an experience to read as it is for me to write.

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Here’s to another year’s worth. Happy Friday!

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A Letter To My 10-Year Old Self

Exactly one year ago tomorrow, I began my medical journey towards becoming my true self. On August 11th, 2015, I stopped into a Walgreen’s and picked up my first doses of Estradiol & Spironolactone.

This milestone is cause for a great deal of self-reflection, both on the past 12 months and my life as a whole. In the spirit of that, I want to try something new. Inspired by USWNT star (and World Cup champion) Megan Rapinoe, I’m going to pen a letter to my 10 year old self.

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