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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1020 on: September 04, 2019, 09:30:50 am »
@Chelsea
Dear Chelsea:
It is so very good to see that you are back on the forums....  Your photos look great, and I am glad to read that your weight is finally going up.... slowly for sure, but at least it is going in the right direction.

It is hard to believe that you have been on HRT for 18 months now....  I recall when you first started HRT in March of 2018....   and now you have been FULL-TIME as Chelsea for 3 months!!!   I am so very proud of your tenacity for sticking with your transition in spite of the trials and tribulations... and frustrations and disappointments along the way....   congratulations are in order for you for sure.   

I am so very glad that you now have your financial life in order and that you are doing well with your business... it was touch and go and very scary for you last year.

Wishing you well with your hair transplant that is planned in December....   also did you get your voice therapy done, or at least going, as you had planned?

Regarding being single....  as you know, I have never rushed finding someone special....  just do your day to day activities, get involved in with others as it happens, and it will happen... we meet people that we have chemistry with without even trying.....   hey, I never knew that when I went to the Dentist back in early 2018 that my Dental Hygienist and I would tug at each others heart strings.    Sometimes it is best to just live your live and not try so hard to find that someone special.

How are things going with your MOM and your family members???  Better now I hope. ???

AGAIN, I am so very glad to see you back on the forums... and with your new beautiful photos and a very "good news" update and report on your thread.


HUGS and more HUGS.... best wishes as always,
Danielle
 
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1021 on: September 04, 2019, 10:36:57 am »
Hey everyone. I had a couple PMs asking where I have been. I figured I would just in here and let everyone know I'm alive and doing well. I don't think nobody follows me anymore so.....

Everything is going well. I have been full time for almost three months. I was always told I would get easier but its still no fun. I still get nervous and had to be put on medication for anxiety but I'm doing it.

My weights up to 121. Not at all where I want to be but its ok. Ill make it one day. I think tomorrow is officially 18 months on hormones. I have changed a lot and I can see body changes coming on a lot faster now.

Work is doing very well. Ive never done better financially in my life so I guess that's good.  I have a hair transplant scheduled in December that I'm so excited about getting done and over with.

I'm still single but looking. Seems like its so much harder now but as much as I work I don't really go anywhere to meet people.

I left a few pictures of me below if anyone is interested what I look like now.

I miss talking to all of you!

Hugs,
          Chelsea

P.S. look over my 70's Bathroom. lol




Hi Chelsea,

Congratulations on going full-time, and also on your business doing so well. Big things are happening around you young lady.

Your transition from that person in 2013 to now is nothing short of outstanding!!! I can't see any of the previous person in your new pictures at all!! You're what my daughter would call totes adorbs.  ;)

Congrats again and welcome back,

xoxo
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1022 on: October 28, 2019, 05:54:54 pm »
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Dear Chelsea:
I see that you  have logged in and are NOW viewing your thread....
...please say hello to me and the rest of your information starved followers!!!
Please let us know how are things going for you.

If you would rather send me PM, I will be pleased if you do.

HUGS and more HUGS....   
Danielle
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1023 on: October 29, 2019, 10:47:46 am »
You have come a long way Chelsea. You have blossomed into a lovely women Rock it girl.

Hugs!
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1024 on: January 24, 2020, 10:26:59 pm »
@Chelsea
Dear Chelsea:
I just saw that you logged into the forums and are viewing your profile.....
 ... please say something about what is going on with you.   

It's been almost 5 months since  your last update. 
Me and the rest of your followers are starving for a new posting from you!!!

Many HUGS, and best wishes as always
Danielle
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1025 on: April 02, 2020, 07:14:55 pm »
@Chelsea
Dear Chelsea
TODAY, April 3rd, is your Special Day !!!!


Please allow me to wish YOU a very

   :icon_flower: :icon_flower: :icon_flower: H A P P Y  B I R T H D A Y :icon_flower: :icon_flower: :icon_flower:

I hope and trust that your special day includes family, friends
and very important.... CAKE and CANDLES.

***NOTE:  Be certain to check your profile for a special surprise on April 3rd ! :)

HUGS and best wishes to you for another "Happy" year.
Danielle
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1026 on: April 04, 2020, 06:14:45 am »
Chelsea,

I hope you are doing well during these trying times. I know from your past posts that your business had picked up and I can only hope that you are still getting business now. I miss hearing about you and your journey. Please let us know how you are. Miss you!

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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1027 on: April 04, 2020, 07:29:42 am »
Hi Chelsea, pretty new here and just read through your whole thread (when I should have been in bed 2 hours ago lol) but seeing your transition has been good for me and gives me a ton of hope for once I begin HRT. Thank you so much for the inspiration

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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1028 on: May 28, 2020, 11:27:20 pm »
 Hi do any of you even remember me?  Its been a long time but I have been through a lot this past year.

I guess I will just tell you all a little about my time away. The first and worst thing ever is that I lost my brother in October of last year. I'm sure some of you remember that he had lung cancer and went into remission and beat it. Everything was great after that. Then after almost a year of being in remission the cancer came back and was in his liver, pancreas and brain. I lived about a month after that. We spent a lot of time together and even though I'm not done with my transition he got to see me grow into this woman I am. He supported me to the max.

I dont know if you all remember but me and my brother built a mustang to race back when he first got lung cancer and we finished it about two months before he passed. The original post is on page 8. I included some finished pics of it below. Its a shame we never got to run it on the track together.

Now I do have a lot of good news. 1. Never go to planned parenthood. I went there when I first started HRT and thought I was getting good care. About month 21 I found out that they never checked hormone levels. I immediately found me a great endocrinologist in Knoxville that has done male to female transgender patients for over 31 years.
It cost a lot more but, I see why. On my first blood test my E was at 70 and my T was 509.1 (very male)  He did tell me that i had got great results for my levels being off so much. So I kind of wasted 21 months of being way under dosed for all that time. He took me off spiro and put me on a different T blocker and put me on injections. That was 6 months ago and least blood test E was 1900 (yeah I know its too high but he lowered my injection) and T was .1
My body has changed more in the last 6 months then it has ever. I am glad I finally got a great endo.

I always complained about how skinny I was and could never gain weight. My endo also fixed this. He put me on a serum that keeps you hungry. I went from 119 to 151 in 2 months. I had to stop taking it and loose a little so gaining or loosing weight is easy now.

Business is doing better than ever. Last year was my best year sense opening the business in 2013. This has allowed me to spend a little on me finally. While waiting on HRT I am having a few surgeries. I just got my hair transplant 3 days ago at Bosley in Atlanta. My very first surgery! I would show a picture but it looks pretty gross. lol  One other thing my endo told me I had developed far enough to have breast augmentation so I'm gonna have that done in 4 months. Next will be dental implants. That will probably be all I can do this year. Next year is FFS. Im scared to death of that one but its something I must do.

I still battle Dysphoria on a daily. My triggers are always seeing my lower body or seeing a good looking girl in public.
I realize that I takes years to transition and that I will eventually get to my goal but its still very hard to fight those feelings off. Im giving HRT a couple more years and if my lower body don't change I will need Hip, thigh and maybe butt augmentation. Some might think I'm silly but im in my 40s and I know those hips are getting no wider. lol

I miss talking to all of you. I left a few recent pictures of me below sense you all haven't seen me in a while. I'm almost 27 months HRT.
I will try and post more now that I have got the biggest part of my life strait.

Chelsea


 
 


 


First Therapy Appointment 2-26-18
Came Out To Sister 2-27-18
First Endocrinologist Appointment 3-7-18
Started HRT! 3-7-18
First Voice Therapy Appointment 4-23-18
Came out to my Brother!!!! 5-3-18
Came out to MOM!!!! 5-17-18
Full Time! 6-18-2019



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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1029 on: May 29, 2020, 01:56:16 am »
Hi Chelsea:
The very FIRST thing I want to tell you is that I am so sorry to read about the passing of your brother.  My condolences and sympathy are in my thoughts for you.

Of course I remember you, As you certainly are aware I have always followed your thread and have exchanged many comments, private messages and emails with you for well over 2 years.

I am so thrilled to read your good news regarding your transition progress and success with your business.... and you look so pretty and so feminine in your recent posted pictures.  I am also very pleased that you were finally able to gain some much desired weight.

Thank you for sharing and posting.
HUGS and more hugs,      
Danielle (formerly Alaskan Danielle)
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Things change re: ALASKAN DANIELLE
Positive Mindset... put away negativity

Started HRT:   March 2015
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1030 on: May 29, 2020, 02:45:05 am »
Chelsea dear, all I can say is that from the photos you look like you have arrived!  You are beautiful and totally female.  I do understand the dysphoria, but as said in another tread are we ever going to be satisfied with our appearance?

It was wonderful that you had such a close and accepting relationship with your brother.  It will be a memory to cherish.

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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1031 on: May 29, 2020, 03:19:35 am »
Hi Chelsea,

I'm a relative newcomer to the scene and I don't believe I interacted with you before.

I lost my mother in a similar way to what happened to your brother (in her case it was breast cancer that was held in remission for two decades but eventually metastatised to other organs including the brain).

You look fully female to me. You have a really nice figure and I think you're rather attractive. I understand it if you think you need FFS, but I honestly do not see the need.

In my case, I don't believe I will ever go for FFS, even though I don't pass. I think I'm close enough, and when and if I get on hormones, there will probably be enough change in my appearance that I don't need to worry about anything else other than GCS. I may feel differently after hormones but that's what I currently think. However, I believe my level of dysphoria is not as great as the level some people get.

Finally, I'd like to thank you for returning to Susan's. It is good to make your acquaintance.

Ellie
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1032 on: May 30, 2020, 12:49:36 am »
Chelsea,

Thank you so much for your update.  I have been reading your thread from the beginning, but I have not posted before now.  I am truly sorry to hear about the loss of your brother.   I can't think of any words to give you comfort, except I am sorry.

I do believe this is your most positive post, and I think you look radiant.  I also see peace in your face, which I have not seen before.  I am proud of you for sticking to your journey in spite of what life has thrown at you.  I can't imagine you being more feminine.

Please keep us posted.

Gwen

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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1033 on: June 02, 2020, 12:02:13 pm »
Of course I remember you Chelsea. I'm glad to hear you finally found a good Endo, and that they fixed your weight problem. I know you have been struggling with that for years. Today you are looking better than ever. I would kill for your body girl. Kudos on your business doing well now. Stay strong hun.

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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1034 on: June 02, 2020, 01:51:19 pm »
Hi Chelsea
Thanks for posting what's been going on.
You are an example of how HRT levels and surgeries aren't everything. 
Maybe it's just the angle of your photos, but your hips to waist looks way better than average.  I hope you can see that.  Sometimes I think I'm lucky, or at least ok, in that dept, but I look nothing as close as you do. Maybe I should read more about hip and booty mods...
Only you will know how it is for you and what you need to do about it.  I just hope you can see that about yourself, and how real you are, even prior to surgeries!!   Please feel this and know it, regardless of what procedures turn out to be right for you.
Congrats on the hair transplants btw!  Love your hair.  And makeup.

Glad you were able to spend quality with your brother.
You finished the mustang together. That's powerful.
Sorry for your loss.

Your new Endo is such a positive effect.  Awesome weight gain.  Healthy life! 
Keep going for and getting there girl
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Re: Chelsea's Transition Adventure
« Reply #1035 on: June 03, 2020, 08:51:32 am »
Chelsea, I'm sorry to hear about your brothers passing. It's awesome that your business is thriving and you can get some things done that you wanted.

Your pictures show a very pretty young lady. Your face doesn't look at all male to me. Keep doing what you're doing girl. It is definitely working!!

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