Tag: blood test

Living with a Chronic illness

Having a chronic illness is hard work, especially at the moment, with the current pandemic. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I am classed a vulnerable and I’m meant to be staying inside for 12 weeks, but I’ve had to go out for various…

Living with a chronic illness

I’ve not written much about my health lately, mainly because I’ve been super busy with like a trillion appointments! It feels great having such a great team of doctors around me but that comes with a lot of appointments. The team of doctors and…

Day in a life of a trans guy -Transition update

I haven’t written a blog post on solely on my transition since August from the looks of things, I think because I’ve felt like things aren’t moving along as quickly as I want it too but also in the winter my motivation ebbs and…

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I don’t often write in between my weekly transition blogs, but I feel like I needed to write today, I got things I just need to get out and maybe it will help me make sense of everything. It’s probably gonna come out a…

Transition update – Week 30 on T

Another week on T, I think I’ve been on testosterone for about 7 and half months now which is cool. I had my peak testosterone blood test this morning, hate the fasting ones! especially at the moment as I’m on a higher dose of…

Transition update – Week 29 on T

This week I have some big news! But before I talk about that I’ll talk about other stuff that’s transition related. This morning I had a blood test to check my testosterone levels, this is the trough which means that my testosterone levels will…

Transition update – Week 23 on T

Woohoo! Today was injection day, that always makes me feel really good. Not that I wasn’t feeling good before but its just something I always really look forward too. I update twice last week as my GP rang to say my T levels were…

Transition update – Week 21 on T

I’m writing this a day late this week, as yesterday I was having a bit of a hissy fit. So I ended up just sleeping and binge watching stuff on Netflix all day. I totally needed it and felt much better for it, the…

Transition update – Week 20 on T

5 months on testosterone today! WOOHOO! I did my 6th injection this morning, after the fasting blood tests and everything went well. I got my second bloods next Tuesday, to see how where my testosterone levels are. Not really sure what else to say……

Transition update – Week 19 on T

This is my first post of 2018, I survived another year. 2017 wasn’t all bad I mean after all I started testosterone but it has definitely been another challenging year and I know there is more to come. That’s life I suppose but when…