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January 6, 2007

I received an email from the surgeon's office. Since they hadn't heard anything from me, they were wondering if I was still on for the surgery. After several emails back and forth, I managed to preserve my original date of May 2. I had to send them a copy of my name change, driver's license, and a bank statement to show that I am living full time. I also found out that I don't really need a letter from a therapist saying that I should have the surgery. I may still try to obtain one.

Nancy's Journeys

"I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.

"My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you." -- Audre Lorde

Who Am I?

I was born genetically male with no gross chromosomal irregularities. I was an Army brat with no real roots; we moved a lot until I was 16.

December 14, 2006

As I was trying on my gowns for the Christmas party, it dawned on me that I'm fretting over my choice just like any other girl would. In a way that makes me feel good. Maybe life is getting to be normal now that I am committed to being a woman full time, in body as well as mind.

December 13, 2006

We heard from the lawyer on the inheritance. With the other relative he located, we may be getting as much as $60K altogether! Praise the Lord!

December 2, 2006

We were at a club tonight and the entrance is all mirrored. As I saw a good looking girl wearing a nice denim miniskirt, it took me a brief moment to realize that was me. I wonder if that will ever change. Will I get used to seeing myself dressed as a girl? Do GGs sometimes take a moment to realize that's them in the mirror?

September 6, 2006

Got an email back from one of the local surgeons. He wants $4,250 plus $100 for a boob job - and we all know that American doctors have ways of getting lots more out of you. Thailand is looking better.

Set up May 2 as my date for surgery. Now, I hope the dollar cooperates (exchange rate).

September 5, 2006

Got a letter from the lawyer with the power of attorney and contract. It turns out that we're not getting $37K - we'll be getting $47,000! That means I may still be able to throw the AM back into the mix.

Reinstalled MS Project onto my PC and started defining this whole process as a project - this I know how to do!

September 3, 2006

After looking at other surgeons, especially in the US, I rethought my money allocation. I left out the FFS ($26,000) and AM ($4750) because I may be able to do them later and in stages. I might even be able to get the boob job done here in Columbia for less. I wrote emails to several local surgeons.

September 1, 2006

Got a response from Dr. Suporn. Kind of depressing - the SRS alone is more than I had hoped to get it all done for.

August 26, 2006

Wrote an email to Dr. Suporn to see about the costs of SRS, AM, TCR, and FFS since he can do them all at the same time. I am so excited I could shit!

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