I’m having my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) surgery on Wednesday, and I’m like…freaking out.I hope you enjoy the updates, but I have to be honest.Since I was already on estrogen, the endocrinologist felt morally/ethically obligated to continue that same protocol and at least monitor it and prescribe it legally. ” The recently published WPATH Version VII has simply allowed the medical community to open the “floodgates” for this very tragedy to unfold. Maybe, maybe not, depending on your circumstances, occupation, etc. The psychiatrist, psychologists, and surgeons will enjoy a wonderful life.I received my first letter for surgery after a year and the second after two years. To get on cross gender hormones and then have surgery has become almost as simple as going to the convenience store for a pack of gum. It is a billion dollar industry that thrives on your illness. You, however, could end up with a tortured life, ending up penniless, possibly unemployed, without family or friends and maybe even homeless. And most of them will think they’re doing her a favor because they gave her the time of day. And sometimes, the desire to sleep with a trans woman will make him question who he is. “Guys look at me all the time.” “Sure they do because you’re a knockout.” She smiled. Men are not going to be chasing her, wanting to squire her to dinner or a Jennifer Hudson concert or to see a basketball game. And they will want to screw her to see if they can tell a difference between her and a real woman. A lot of men who are interested in post-op trans women are straight and curious.
The root of the failures I believe some bent up anger and feeling of inadequacy stemming from a childhood I had no control over. I think the majority would go with, hey I am fun and outgoing and enjoy life to the fullest! I am very happily separated fr I'm the rare type of guy who walks through walls. Yet, the programming in my mind was so scrambled by then that it was difficult to differentiate between reality and fantasy.By the time I started seeing a gender therapist and a surgeon they were as convinced as I was that I was female.