You, Me, and Emily Blog

Why I Chose to be Positive

Why I Chose to be Positive

I worry that my positivity about my spouse and our transition comes off to others, especially other spouses of trans people as me thinking my way is the only way. I respect 110%, whatever...

Meeting Emily

Meeting Emily

Last week a friend reached out to discuss the concerns that her family had with meeting Emily for the first time.  Their concerns were because they knew Nick, and this is a valid concern...

The Price of Being Open and Honest

The Price of Being Open and Honest

I am choosing to be open and to share our journey despite the negative reactions that are possible.  As I have said before we are very fortunate that the criticisms and loses of friends...

FB memes

FB memes

I’m so angry right now that I had to stop what I am doing immediately and write this… Social media had become a place to express feelings and beliefes which can become heated debates,...

What animal would you be?

What animal would you be?

For many people I’ve become the trans guru and am often asked such questions as what I would do if I had a trans child. On the other side of people thinking I know...

The Day My “Husband” Dies

The Day My “Husband” Dies

I worried about when the last day I would see “Nick” was going to be and it took me a long time to realize there won’t be an official “last day”. Sure, there will...

HRT (hormones replacement therapy)

HRT (hormones replacement therapy)

Arguably one of the most important parts of medical transition is HRT (hormone replacement therapy). Part of our plan to start HRT involved a second child. Our family of 3 is not complete and...

Terms

Terms

A change in my vocabulary has come with having a trans spouse. Some words we use (daddy, husband) had to change. Some words/acronyms we gained (cis) and other gained new definition (ftm). Not all...