Manniversary! One Year on T.

Hard to believe that one year ago today I was getting my first T shot. Since then, so much more has happened. I’ve come out, lived as a man, had top surgery, and failed at growing a beard. This month I was taken as a man wherever I went. There were no “ma’ams” and the “sirs” were profuse and confident.

This month has been this little blue circle of happiness:

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But check out how that’s progressed over the last year:

screen-shot-2017-02-12-at-2-29-04-pmPretty steady to where I am now.

The combination of the changes from the testosterone and the top surgery have been incredibly satisfying.  I had the experience of seeing my face in a shop mirror yesterday and not realizing right away that I was looking at myself and not some random guy.

Is it what I expected?  Honestly, it’s hard to remember exactly what I expected.  It’s been slow and steady progress, and I see a long road ahead if the changes continue at this pace.  But I’m fine with that.  I’m out of the in-between world of second adolescence (despite my teen facial hair.)

But what do you think?

Pics and video after the jump.

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2 comments

  1. sebastianlewispod · February 13

    Congrats on your manniversary!
    I can empathise on the facial hair front, although it seems your doing well with the sideburns.
    Glad things are going well 🙂

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  2. rossluttman · February 13

    You look so amazing, happy one year anniversary that’s a pretty awesome milestone to hit!

    Liked by 1 person

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