Posts by Danny The Trans Dad
What Being Non-Binary Means To Me
One of the things that I love so much about gender and identity is that even when two people share the same identity, their definitions and experiences within that identity can be very different. This means one person’s experiences should never be the go-to narrative for an entire community. This also means that if you…Read More
One Month On Testosterone!
I didn’t realize how far from me I was until I stared coming back towards myself. I’m officially one month back on testosterone this week after being off of it for almost two years. I didn’t go off in the beginning for any reason other then self-care was hard for me at the time and…Read More
A Worst Fear – Happening
It happened. It finally happened yesterday, but I still find myself questioning if it was infused by my postpartum OCD and anxiety or if I responded appropriately. Or perhaps, it was both. I live in the most beautiful place buried in the woods down a gravel drive about a mile long. I live on a…Read More
Faith Over Fear – My Favorite Donor Milk Story
I want to share an experience with you all that moved me to tears and yesterday and perhaps, may move you to tears as well. You see, one of the things that I was the most scared to try and do with Wilder has turned out to be one of the most profound forms of…Read More
Postpartum Depression and Psychosis Check-in
It’s been two months now since reaching my breaking point, a place that led to a three day hospital stay and required me to change almost everything. I want to take some time to talk more about how I’m doing now and what I’ve done to fuel and foster my own healing over the last…Read More
She Got Me So Good!
I feel drawn to sharing more about Deanna, my twin sister, today. Well, there is one story in particular that sums up our relationship quite well. And it also happens to by my favorite to tell. My heart has been so heavy for my sister while her husband has been in the hospital, and this…Read More
My Hero – Hands Down
This might not come as a surprise to many of you, but I’ve had a hero since the day I was born. In fact, I was born alongside her dead body. You see, my twin sister was born dead – without a heartbeat and was that way for twenty-eight minutes. Then, my mother describes a…Read More
Are You Single?
Look, this has been the number one asked question over these last few months. Well, this along with, “are you still moving to Portland?” I want to take a moment to address these questions in hopes of it ending the influx of them. I’ve been avoiding this question out of privacy and also because well, I…Read More
One Week On Testosterone
It’s been one week since restarting Testosterone and just over two years since going off of it. I want to take some time this morning to talk about why I went off and how it’s been the first week back on. People often assume that I stopped my Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in order to…Read More
Sandwiched Between Two Donors
I want to spend some time this morning talking about something that came up for me yesterday, but is also something that I spent a great deal of my pregnancy trying to process. That is, until deciding to put it on pause and pick it back up in the near future. Yesterday I received an…Read More