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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #900 on: July 10, 2020, 10:34:55 am »
Alas, I was never very good at most sports -- always the last one picked for teams in school. When our youngest daughter played softball in high school, I took photos at her first game. I noticed that no one else was taking photos, so I started taking photos of everyone on the team. I took photos at every game. At the end of the season I gave everyone DVDs containing all of the photos. When our daughter joined a club team, I took photos for them as well. Even though our daughter graduated high school five years ago, I have continued taking game photos. This will be my 9th year taking photos for the high school, and my 6th year for the club team. I have upgraded my cameras and lenses a few times, and now I load the photos onto flash drives instead of DVDs. I'm not sure how much longer I will be doing it because it does take a lot of time, but it is something I enjoy.

I always delete the photos with player errors. If a ball bounces out of a glove or a player strikes out, I am the only one who sees those photos. We all make mistakes during our lives, and I want the photos to remind  the players of their successes.
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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #901 on: July 19, 2020, 08:59:05 pm »
A few days ago I decided to try the 'Voice Pitch Analyzer' app again. The last time I tried it was on 29 Dec 2018, and back then it showed this:
Min Avg: 149Hz, Max Avg: 188Hz, Average: 167Hz - Androgenous range

When I tried it on 14 July 2020, my numbers were much better:
Min Avg: 167Hz, Max Avg: 221Hz, Average: 191Hz - Female range

Another in the photo series 'Women with Power Tools'. What could be more frightening to a man than a woman with a pole saw!
Journal thread - Jessica's Rose Garden
National Coming Out Day video - Coming Out - Jessica Rose
GCS Thread - GCS and BA with Dr. Ley on 21 Feb 2019 - Jessica_Rose
GCS II and FFS Thread - GCS II and FFS with Dr. Ley on 26 July 2019 - Jessica_Rose
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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #902 on: July 19, 2020, 10:13:00 pm »
A few days ago I decided to try the 'Voice Pitch Analyzer' app again. The last time I tried it was on 29 Dec 2018, and back then it showed this:
Min Avg: 149Hz, Max Avg: 188Hz, Average: 167Hz - Androgenous range

When I tried it on 14 July 2020, my numbers were much better:
Min Avg: 167Hz, Max Avg: 221Hz, Average: 191Hz - Female range

Another in the photo series 'Women with Power Tools'. What could be more frightening to a man than a woman with a pole saw!

Great progress with the voice, girlfriend!

In my new job I have to make and answer phone calls. It was scary the first few times, but so far no misgendering! Whew!

As for the power tools... well, the one I use is a lot shorter, and must be out of balance, because it vibrates a lot.

I won’t make any comments about ten-foot poles...


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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #903 on: July 21, 2020, 03:28:56 am »
Average Hz in the 190s is a pretty cool spot to be!


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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #904 on: July 21, 2020, 03:56:44 am »
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In my new job I have to make and answer phone calls. It was scary the first few times, but so far no misgendering! Whew!
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Stephanie

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Dear Stephanie:
I had the same scary feeling after I went full-time and started my own business, I had no one else to answer the phones... 
I am so glad that we did not experience misgending with our voices!!!  WHEW for sure!!!!
Thank you for sharing,


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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #905 on: July 21, 2020, 04:01:32 am »
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Dear Jessica:
I love this post of yours.
Congratulations on your voice....

... and I think that your latest addition to the  'Women with Power Tools' photo collection is terrific!!!!
You look great!!!

Thank you for sharing....

HUGS,
Danielle



A few days ago I decided to try the 'Voice Pitch Analyzer' app again. The last time I tried it was on 29 Dec 2018, and back then it showed this:
Min Avg: 149Hz, Max Avg: 188Hz, Average: 167Hz - Androgenous range

When I trie_d it on 14 July 2020, my numbers were much better:
Min Avg: 167Hz, Max Avg: 221Hz, Average: 191Hz - Female range

Another in the photo series 'Women with Power Tools'. What could be more frightening to a man than a woman with a pole saw!

***SEE MY LINKS BELOW
The Ramblings of a Northern*Star Girl
A New Chapter: ALASKAN DANIELLE's Chronicles
I am the HUNTED PREY: Danielle’s Chronicles
Things change re: ALASKAN DANIELLE
Positive Mindset... put away negativity

Started HRT:   March 2015
Went Full-Time    December 2016
Quit my male-mode job and relocated to a very small town in Alaska in January 2017
I'm a blonde, blue eyed woman, Age 40

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #906 on: July 21, 2020, 07:28:00 am »
Great progress with the voice, girlfriend!

In my new job I have to make and answer phone calls. It was scary the first few times, but so far no misgendering! Whew!

As for the power tools... well, the one I use is a lot shorter, and must be out of balance, because it vibrates a lot.

I won’t make any comments about ten-foot poles...

- Stephanie

I was surprised by the increase in my voice pitch, because I have not really been working on it. I guess it is improving via continual use. I still don't like using the phone much. Although I have not been misgendered in person or over the phone in a long time, I'm still worried about it. It's too easy to be misgendered when they can't see your face.

Stephanie, for someone as mechanically-minded as you, it should be simple to fix that power tool vibration. However, knowing you I suspect it is a situation the Beach Boys wrote a song about -- 'Good Vibrations'.  ;D
Journal thread - Jessica's Rose Garden
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GCS Thread - GCS and BA with Dr. Ley on 21 Feb 2019 - Jessica_Rose
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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #907 on: July 21, 2020, 08:42:58 am »

Stephanie, for someone as mechanically-minded as you, it should be simple to fix that power tool vibration. However, knowing you I suspect it is a situation the Beach Boys wrote a song about -- 'Good Vibrations'.  ;D

It’s givin’ me ex-cite-ations...


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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #908 on: July 25, 2020, 07:27:46 am »
@Jessica_Rose,


JessicaRose,

I wanted to again thank you for taking your time to answer my recent questions and for being so receptive for me to continue to ask you for your advice and opinions.  You are a wonderful woman!

Have a wonderful, joyful day!     :eusa_dance: :icon_biggrin: :icon_bumdance-nerd: :icon_dance: :icon_joy: :icon_cute: :icon_rockon: :icon_woowoo: :icon_walk: :icon_lol: :icon_wink: :icon_geekdance: :icon_giggle: :icon_pelvic_thrust: :icon_pelvic_thrust2: :icon_wave:


Thank you so very, very much.   :)  :)

Hugs,

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #909 on: July 26, 2020, 07:34:44 pm »
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Dear Jessica:

Wishing YOU
....a very :icon_flower: :icon_flower: Happy Birthday :icon_flower: :icon_flower:
I hope that your special day includes time with family and friends...
... with  Candles and CAKE.


HUGS and best wishes on July 27th, your special day and birthday.
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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #910 on: July 27, 2020, 12:34:34 am »
Happy Birthday, I hope not too late, Jessica.  It was wonderful meeting you and I hope that one day we can do that again.  Best wishes to you and yours,

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #911 on: July 27, 2020, 02:03:35 am »
Have a good day, celebrate in style dear . HAPPY BIRTHDAY XXXXX
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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #912 on: July 27, 2020, 07:04:56 am »
Happy birthday Jessica Rose 🌹
Have a good one!

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #913 on: July 27, 2020, 07:17:13 am »
I hope you have a lovely birthday Jessica Rose  :)

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #914 on: July 27, 2020, 02:51:45 pm »
Happy Birthday! What is it, 2, 3?

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #915 on: July 27, 2020, 03:03:24 pm »
Thanks everyone, for all of the warm wishes.

Northern Star Girl - Susan made a carrot cake with pink frosting! It will just be Susan and me, plus a trip to the electrologist!

AllieSF - I hope we can visit each other again too!

RandyL - I think I'm going with 30, that is roughly the average of my biological age and Jessica's age since going full time.

Love always -- Jessica Rose
Journal thread - Jessica's Rose Garden
National Coming Out Day video - Coming Out - Jessica Rose
GCS Thread - GCS and BA with Dr. Ley on 21 Feb 2019 - Jessica_Rose
GCS II and FFS Thread - GCS II and FFS with Dr. Ley on 26 July 2019 - Jessica_Rose
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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #916 on: July 27, 2020, 09:50:20 pm »
Today went really well. I started off by wearing one of my new dresses, and Susan made some banana pancakes for breakfast. After work, I visited one of my favorite people and places -- Kris, my electrologist! After a two hour session, I stopped by Victoria's Secret to use the birthday gift coupon they sent, of course I picked up a few other things too! Then I stopped by Cheddar's to pick up supper, which Susan and I ate outside on our deck. Finally, it was time for dessert -- carrot cake!

Journal thread - Jessica's Rose Garden
National Coming Out Day video - Coming Out - Jessica Rose
GCS Thread - GCS and BA with Dr. Ley on 21 Feb 2019 - Jessica_Rose
GCS II and FFS Thread - GCS II and FFS with Dr. Ley on 26 July 2019 - Jessica_Rose
23Mar2017 Started Estradiol / 16Feb2018 Full Time! / 21Feb2019 GCS Dr. Ley / 26July2019 GCS II & FFS Dr. Ley

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Re: Jessica's Rose Garden
« Reply #917 on: July 27, 2020, 09:52:31 pm »
Today went really well. I started off by wearing one of my new dresses, and Susan made some banana pancakes for breakfast. After work, I visited one of my favorite people and places -- Kris, my electrologist! After a two hour session, I stopped by Victoria's Secret to use the birthday gift coupon they sent, of course I picked up a few other things too! Then I stopped by Cheddar's to pick up supper, which Susan and I ate outside on our deck. Finally, it was time for dessert -- carrot cake!



That sounds wonderful!   :)

Chrissy
Be tender to others.  You are as beautiful as the thoughts you think and the words that your speak.   Always stay cheerful, be polite, kind, and understanding.  Knowledge and action shown without love is not impressive.  If you look for the good in people you will find it. Healthy relationships are so important to good living.

Good living, joy, unity, love, and happiness can come from following these practices: Never let selfishness or conceit motivate you.  Regard others as more important than yourself.  Do not limit attention to only your interests, but include the interests of others

It is not usually about how fast you transition, it is about how well you transition.  

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