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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #140 on: September 02, 2018, 06:00:08 am »
Hi Everyone,                     02 September 2018

Last night a very good friend let me know that I have been building up way too much fat in the belly area. We examined my diet and therein lies the problem ... or I should say problems. I am eating and drinking way too much JUNK. I remember one of my doctors asking me why I eat that stuff; I told him: "Because it tastes good and is easy." This is not healthy and if I continue doing so will be detrimental to my plan to live at least another 25 years.

What kind of friend would tell me I'm looking like I'm pregnant? I'll tell you: "The best friend I have." A true friend will always be truthful and never tell you things just to make you feel good. I appreciate her honesty, I'll be healthier because of it. Thank you my Dear, I appreciate your honesty and candor.

Best Always, all my Love, Always
Chris

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Chris is my new nickname suggested by my best friend.

The boobs are back in growth mode I'm happy to say.
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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #141 on: September 03, 2018, 03:07:36 pm »
@christinej78
Dear Chris:  Thanks for your good report, especially the part about your best friend.
Pregnant... I don't think so  ;) :o ???.... but like you stated, it was an honest and true statement delivered as only a best friend could do.

Either way Christine, or Chris, I like both names but since you expressed your preference...
... it will now be Chris as far as I am concerned.

Hugs and well wishes,
Danielle


Hi Everyone,                     02 September 2018

Last night a very good friend let me know that I have been building up way too much fat in the belly area. We examined my diet and therein lies the problem ... or I should say problems. I am eating and drinking way too much JUNK. I remember one of my doctors asking me why I eat that stuff; I told him: "Because it tastes good and is easy." This is not healthy and if I continue doing so will be detrimental to my plan to live at least another 25 years.

What kind of friend would tell me I'm looking like I'm pregnant? I'll tell you: "The best friend I have." A true friend will always be truthful and never tell you things just to make you feel good. I appreciate her honesty, I'll be healthier because of it. Thank you my Dear, I appreciate your honesty and candor.

Best Always, all my Love, Always
Chris

PS:
Chris is my new nickname suggested by my best friend.

The boobs are back in growth mode I'm happy to say.
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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #142 on: September 19, 2018, 05:16:35 am »
It's been awhile since I last updated this thread so here goes with not too much info because there hasn't been much to write about.

My weight was a prominent issue for me; I have been hovering right around 150 pounds for weeks on end. Fifty-five years ago I joined the Navy; I weighed 152 lbs. and was 4' 23", I'm now 4' 21" and am much the same weight. I still have too much belly fat for my liking, it seems to be stuck there. I have eliminated almost all junk food, rarely eat anything that isn't healthy. I am continuously working which requires a lot of physical exertion yet my weight stays the same within a pound or two.

I realize I no longer have T so I guess I'll have to step up the exercise. I've never experienced this before as I was always able to shed fat and put on muscle. My best friend has told me that this is the way it works without T. I have no plans for adding one spec of T to my body nor do I want to. Since the start of HRT and the riddance of the testes, I have been happier than at any other time in my life. Still have a ways to go ridding myself of learned aggression, which is fortunately directed at myself. It takes time to cleanup after 77 years of living with T flowing through one's veins. Call it a work in progress and there is progress being made, thanks to my best friend and you folks here at Susan's Place. I have learned a lot from your posts and the sage advice you have provided. I've been here six months and four days. My life has changed an enormous amount in that time and I am grateful that it has taken place and continues to do so thanks to Susan's Place, it's members and the one fantastic Lady that occupies a special place in my heart and soul.

It's late and I need to go outside and fix the wiring mess in my ISP's Network Interface where the FIOS fiber optic data is converted to cat-5 WAN/LAN, It's a rat's nest of spliced wire. Just looking at it causes errors. It was so bad that the ability to Skype became impossible, and Skype is of extreme importance in this abode.

Almost forgot; I did something quite stupid last night. It was around midnight thirty when I took the first dog out for her last P break before going to bed. We went out the door and just as it closed I checked to see if I had my keys in my pocket. You guessed it, I didn't and was locked out of the house. Fortunately, I have a neighbor that keeps a spare key for me. Of course all the lights were out and they were in bed asleep. Unfortunately, I had to call them and ask them to give me the spare key. I'm sure they appreciated my phone call. When will I ever learn... probably never.

Best always to all, Love
Chris
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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #143 on: September 19, 2018, 06:57:05 am »
yes the tummy doesn't want to go, same problem here. The key thing , my flat has a self closing fire door and would lock me out, mum has a spare key but then my pone and car keys will be in the flat!!!!!Not done that yet but that now tempting fate-------
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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #144 on: October 09, 2018, 12:21:13 pm »
@christinej78
My Dear Christine:
WHERE ARE YOU
....and why are you not keeping your thread updated ???

You have curious followers that want to follow your transition journey and your adventures.
I realize that you started another thread "My Life's Stories and Adventures"  in the Writing forum that you will be writing personal stories about yourself and your escapades but you have NOT posted any followup to your first September 26th posting there....  link below:
    https://www.susans.org/forums/index.php/topic,241176.msg2178834.html#msg2178834

So, the question remains, Where Are You ?...
...   you are missed by me and others here on the Susan's Place Forums.
Hugs and well wishes,
Danielle
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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #145 on: October 12, 2018, 07:35:33 am »
@christinej78
My Dear Christine:
WHERE ARE YOU
....and why are you not keeping your thread updated ???

You have curious followers that want to follow your transition journey and your adventures.
I realize that you started another thread "My Life's Stories and Adventures"  in the Writing forum that you will be writing personal stories about yourself and your escapades but you have NOT posted any followup to your first September 26th posting there....  link below:
    https://www.susans.org/forums/index.php/topic,241176.msg2178834.html#msg2178834

So, the question remains, Where Are You ?...
...   you are missed by me and others here on the Susan's Place Forums.
Hugs and well wishes,
Danielle


Hi Danielle,                             12 October 2018

I have been busy with many things, visiting doctors, having my body probed and pierced, having wax jobs, speaking of which, I had one that sent me to the doctor. I haven't had time to dig out the stories I want to post but I will when I return.

The doctor visits, for the most part, have been of the annual physical variety. As most of you know I am one of the youngest well seasoned transgender females on this site. When you become a member of the minority group known as "Seasoned Citizens" you will find there are certain dues you have to contend with, such as aches, pains, failing sight, need for prunes, etc. Twenty five years ago I saw a doctor once every ten or so years when I damaged something; now I see a doctor ten times a year. These visits are so frequent they have become social events.

I am fortunate in that I have a vast, out of necessity, network of very good doctors. As an example I recently found it necessary to pay a visit to my dermatologist. I recently had the lower half of my body waxed as I have been doing for several years. Most of you have probably heard of the Brazilian, you know the very private area in the V area between the thighs; a most tender area for certain.

I've had that area waxed numerous times without incident. Well, there's always a first time for everything and this Brazilian was mine. This puppy went south while in progress. I can withstand a lot of pain, and I withstood this, but let me tell you this was one painful procedure. It felt like someone was peeling off several layers of skin. As I found out after arriving home, this is exactly what happened. Now most of us MTF folks know what a scrotum is and how sensitive it and its contents can be. To be precise, mine is empty, like MT, nothing inside, post orchie; I think you have the picture. Oh that reminds me, I have photos of my orchie; anyone want to see them? The answer is you can't, they're private and shall remain so until I'm offered enough money for them that will allow me to by a new Lambo.

I don't know why what happened, happened, but it did. A couple of layers of skin came off the MT sack along with the hair. This left a very sore spot in a very sensitive area. Off to the Dermatologist's office for an important visit. Long story short several layers of skin were missing. The only explanation seems to be the thinning of the skin due to HRT. Maybe the wax was too hot, maybe it was too cold. All I know it hurt like heck. A powerful steroid and anti-biotic has about cleared up the damage. I think that's my last Brazilian. Electro-shock therapy seems to be in my future.

During my Annual Physical exam, I had to have some lab work. The only thing that concerned my Doctor was my high LDL cholesterol, which was at 113, about 14 points too high. This was offset by the good  news; my Testosterone is at <3 (less than 3) and my estradiol is at 129.1. Now I know why I have been feeling so frisky lately.

I'm tired and am going to crash, I have to mow my lawn today as I have a very important mission coming up very soon, which I am very anxious to go on. Catch you all up later when I return...... make that: "If I return."

Best always, Love
Chris
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Re: Christine's Adventures on the "Transition Highway"
« Reply #146 on: October 12, 2018, 08:38:49 am »
Always refreshing to read your stories, Christine, but sorry to hear about the mishap and the pain you suffered from the Brazilian.

Hugs

Pamela



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