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    So if you’ve been following my stories, you know I’ve been dealing with allergy symptoms (symptoms I used to think were normal and everybody dealt with). I don’t really have a definitive diagnosis, though. My allergist just listed “mast cell activation unspecified” and “idiopathic urticaria” on the notes in my patient portal. However, based on my symptoms and a blood test, he believes it could be Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome (HATS), which is thought to have something to do with mast cells. Unfortunately the only way to determine for sure if that’s it is through expensive gene testing. And I’m still waiting to get a 24 hour urine test done to test for MCAS just in case.
Basically I just get red and itchy all over (including my eye balls), and I have a lot of GI symptoms that have actually gotten a bit better since starting the medications my allergist prescribed me (yay!). But if any of you have tips for dealing with possible mast cells, I would love to hear them!

    So if you’ve been following my stories, you know I’ve been dealing with allergy symptoms (symptoms I used to think were normal and everybody dealt with). I don’t really have a definitive diagnosis, though. My allergist just listed “mast cell activation unspecified” and “idiopathic urticaria” on the notes in my patient portal. However, based on my symptoms and a blood test, he believes it could be Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome (HATS), which is thought to have something to do with mast cells. Unfortunately the only way to determine for sure if that’s it is through expensive gene testing. And I’m still waiting to get a 24 hour urine test done to test for MCAS just in case.
    Basically I just get red and itchy all over (including my eye balls), and I have a lot of GI symptoms that have actually gotten a bit better since starting the medications my allergist prescribed me (yay!). But if any of you have tips for dealing with possible mast cells, I would love to hear them!

    1 1 4 minutes ago
    Hip mobility for my quads!  Perfect that squat form with your indo board!

    Hip mobility for my quads! Perfect that squat form with your indo board!

    13 2 1 hour ago
    Ab game on point this week! Worth all the aches and pains #chickswithabs

    Ab game on point this week! Worth all the aches and pains #chickswithabs

    20 1 1 hour ago
    Caught a Spring Training game with dad and the family to celebrate his upcoming birthday. Last time I went to a baseball game was half a world away in Seoul - and dad was there supporting me after my Vocal Feminization Surgery. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I feel lucky to have had the support of my parents through this process, but it’s devastating knowing that some parents struggle to accept their transitioning child’s identity. For parents out there still struggling to accept their children, look beyond yourself. See the amazing, confident person your child was meant to be. Their hair and clothes may change, their bodies and name too, but their heart is still beating, and it’s the same heart you’ve always loved.
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#likefatherlikedaughter #transgender #trans #transwoman #mtf #transvisibility #transisbeautiful #transvengers #thisiswhattranslookslike #girlslikeus #wontbeerased #transpride #pride #lgbt #lgbtq #queer

    Caught a Spring Training game with dad and the family to celebrate his upcoming birthday. Last time I went to a baseball game was half a world away in Seoul - and dad was there supporting me after my Vocal Feminization Surgery. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    I feel lucky to have had the support of my parents through this process, but it’s devastating knowing that some parents struggle to accept their transitioning child’s identity. For parents out there still struggling to accept their children, look beyond yourself. See the amazing, confident person your child was meant to be. Their hair and clothes may change, their bodies and name too, but their heart is still beating, and it’s the same heart you’ve always loved.
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    #likefatherlikedaughter #transgender #trans #transwoman #mtf #transvisibility #transisbeautiful #transvengers #thisiswhattranslookslike #girlslikeus #wontbeerased #transpride #pride #lgbt #lgbtq #queer

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    Here's an actual "nose ring test" that was much debated. What do you think now my darling Phoenix Squad? 😘

    Here's an actual "nose ring test" that was much debated. What do you think now my darling Phoenix Squad? 😘

    248 31 3 hours ago
    😈 Get your Demon Daddy Aesthetic on point or GTFO. 🔥HellBae🔥

    😈 Get your Demon Daddy Aesthetic on point or GTFO. 🔥HellBae🔥

    42 3 11 hours ago
    Thanks mom and dad, y’all ruined it for me. These two love the shit out of each other and I got to see first hand what that looks like since a wee child. Lessons also demonstrated:
intersectionality (before there was a word actively circulating to name it), feminism, fight, anti-racism, pro-blackness. ❤️🖤❤️
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Jamaican brunch chased with a digestif of white supremacy dismantlement discourse, animated angry and happy faces, and the last of the sorrel. Homegirl here was given a St. Patty’s necklace thingy at my dad’s labor union semi-annual picnic meeting prior to them driving down to meet me. Homeboy here insists on wearing shirts with two chest pockets, one for his reading glasses, one for distance. Look at them they cute AF 🥳
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We managed to ‘round an eighth of Lake Merritt afterwards, and made it back in time to catch my second viewing of Spider-Man Into The Spiderverse for some Afro-Latinx black boy joy, multiverse fracturing, and lots of laughs. They love cartoons and glimmers of equity. So do I. A good day with some real life heroes.
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EDIT: Did I mention they brought me a quart baggie of choreg??? CHOREG AND LAUNDRY QUARTERS. 🥐😭💰

    Thanks mom and dad, y’all ruined it for me. These two love the shit out of each other and I got to see first hand what that looks like since a wee child. Lessons also demonstrated:
    intersectionality (before there was a word actively circulating to name it), feminism, fight, anti-racism, pro-blackness. ❤️🖤❤️

    Jamaican brunch chased with a digestif of white supremacy dismantlement discourse, animated angry and happy faces, and the last of the sorrel. Homegirl here was given a St. Patty’s necklace thingy at my dad’s labor union semi-annual picnic meeting prior to them driving down to meet me. Homeboy here insists on wearing shirts with two chest pockets, one for his reading glasses, one for distance. Look at them they cute AF 🥳

    We managed to ‘round an eighth of Lake Merritt afterwards, and made it back in time to catch my second viewing of Spider-Man Into The Spiderverse for some Afro-Latinx black boy joy, multiverse fracturing, and lots of laughs. They love cartoons and glimmers of equity. So do I. A good day with some real life heroes.

    EDIT: Did I mention they brought me a quart baggie of choreg??? CHOREG AND LAUNDRY QUARTERS. 🥐😭💰

    70 3 13 hours ago
    As I come up on 7 months on T, I’m happy I think we’ve finally found the right dosage for me to get the results I want without going too high.  I’ve gone back and forth with shot anxiety in that time, but once it’s done I always feel happier and smile because it’s all worth it. I’m starting to see some small patches of facial hair getting darker. It’s exciting but I’m also incredibly impatient with my facial hair. I want a beard now so it’s harder for people to justify misgendering me and to avoid it from the start with more people I meet for the first time. I know it’s not a magic thing that makes all misgendering stop, but it certainly helps.

It took some work to get the pharmacy to give me enough for my new dosage, though. Thankfully I have a doctor who is aware of how pharmacies can be at times and was willing to write my script for .2 over what I actually need so they would finally give me the 3 month supply they’re billing my insurance for. (She tried writing it for just .05 over at first, which should have been enough, but they still didn’t give me enough.) It’s amazing how people who do that job as a profession seem to love to deny that waste is a part of injected medications. There will always be waste when things are injected but some pharmacists seem insistent on denying that. Hell the syringes are designed to compensate for this waste but still we’re making it up or ‘using too much’ when we run out early because they gave us the ‘exact’ amount we SHOULD need in a world where waste doesn’t exist... sorry rant over now... .
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#ftm #ftmtransgender #transgender #femaletomale #transguy #transguysofig #transatwork #transman #thisiswhattranslookslike #selfmademan #lgbtq #lgbt #vitamint #wontbeerased

    As I come up on 7 months on T, I’m happy I think we’ve finally found the right dosage for me to get the results I want without going too high. I’ve gone back and forth with shot anxiety in that time, but once it’s done I always feel happier and smile because it’s all worth it. I’m starting to see some small patches of facial hair getting darker. It’s exciting but I’m also incredibly impatient with my facial hair. I want a beard now so it’s harder for people to justify misgendering me and to avoid it from the start with more people I meet for the first time. I know it’s not a magic thing that makes all misgendering stop, but it certainly helps.

    It took some work to get the pharmacy to give me enough for my new dosage, though. Thankfully I have a doctor who is aware of how pharmacies can be at times and was willing to write my script for .2 over what I actually need so they would finally give me the 3 month supply they’re billing my insurance for. (She tried writing it for just .05 over at first, which should have been enough, but they still didn’t give me enough.) It’s amazing how people who do that job as a profession seem to love to deny that waste is a part of injected medications. There will always be waste when things are injected but some pharmacists seem insistent on denying that. Hell the syringes are designed to compensate for this waste but still we’re making it up or ‘using too much’ when we run out early because they gave us the ‘exact’ amount we SHOULD need in a world where waste doesn’t exist... sorry rant over now... .
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    #ftm #ftmtransgender #transgender #femaletomale #transguy #transguysofig #transatwork #transman #thisiswhattranslookslike #selfmademan #lgbtq #lgbt #vitamint #wontbeerased

    15 0 13 hours ago
    How perfect that the new season of @queereye is out in time for spring break! 😉

    How perfect that the new season of @queereye is out in time for spring break! 😉

    29 1 14 hours ago
    Your eyes look like fuckin Kermit bitch - @corazonlena

    Your eyes look like fuckin Kermit bitch - @corazonlena

    57 10 14 hours ago
    Is anyone else excited that it’s almost baseball season?!

    Is anyone else excited that it’s almost baseball season?!

    59 3 16 hours ago

Top #WontBeErased posts

    Seriously, thank you all SO MUCH for the wonderful comments on my birth certificate post, I promise I'll read them all soon! I bet you thought because I had such a lovely post this morning that I was done for the day, huh? Well think again!
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I got a copy of my new company headshot recently and managed to dig up the pics of my old headshots for a special work-edition #TransformationTuesday. It feels so weird to finally be happy with a headshot! (Although objectively I'll admit my first one was very dapper - just wasn't my style 😉 ).
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UL is when I started at my most recent job and two years before I would begin HRT - October 2015.
LL is after I went full time - February 2018.
Right was sometime last week - March 2019 (If anyone is wondering - I have been full time for a little over a year and on HRT for just about 17 months).
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Without giving too much information, I can confidently say that my company played a very integral role in how my transition has gone up to this point, and it will continue to play a significant role in the success of both my future personal and  professional aspirations. I am continually grateful for both my employer, along with the people I work with (you guys know who you are 🤗 ).
-Erica ❤️
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#beforeandafter #transition #ericagoestotheoffice #professional #numbercruncher 🤓 #trans #mtf #transgender #transwoman #transisbeautiful #lgbtqia #pride #transpride #girlslikeus #transvengers #transvisibility #wontbeerased #curlygirl #curlyhair #blueeyes #work #support #grateful #twoposttuesday

    Seriously, thank you all SO MUCH for the wonderful comments on my birth certificate post, I promise I'll read them all soon! I bet you thought because I had such a lovely post this morning that I was done for the day, huh? Well think again!
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    I got a copy of my new company headshot recently and managed to dig up the pics of my old headshots for a special work-edition #TransformationTuesday . It feels so weird to finally be happy with a headshot! (Although objectively I'll admit my first one was very dapper - just wasn't my style 😉 ).
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    UL is when I started at my most recent job and two years before I would begin HRT - October 2015.
    LL is after I went full time - February 2018.
    Right was sometime last week - March 2019 (If anyone is wondering - I have been full time for a little over a year and on HRT for just about 17 months).
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    Without giving too much information, I can confidently say that my company played a very integral role in how my transition has gone up to this point, and it will continue to play a significant role in the success of both my future personal and professional aspirations. I am continually grateful for both my employer, along with the people I work with (you guys know who you are 🤗 ).
    -Erica ❤️
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    #beforeandafter #transition #ericagoestotheoffice #professional #numbercruncher 🤓 #trans #mtf #transgender #transwoman #transisbeautiful #lgbtqia #pride #transpride #girlslikeus #transvengers #transvisibility #wontbeerased #curlygirl #curlyhair #blueeyes #work #support #grateful #twoposttuesday

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