The IUD Chronicles Part 7: One Year Later

I stopped hormonal birth control one year ago. Here’s what I’ve been up to since.

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Letting go of the pills. Photo by author.

Acne

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Me in late December 2018.

Mood

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Me and my friends Jen and Melanie, at a pumpkin patch in October of this year.

I’m on low-dose testosterone.

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My voice’s natural pitch, in May of 2018. It was already in the androgynous range, between 165 and 180 hz.
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My voice’s pitch now. It is still androgynous, but much more in the masculine range, between 85 and 170 hz.

Body Image

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A cute Pride Day selfie of me in a binder, sunglasses, black shorts, and some Trans Pride sweatbands.

Periods

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A pink-tinted photo of the moon over Lake Michigan, since there are no search results for ‘period’ or ‘tampon’ on Unsplash.

Libido

Confidence

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A very heavily filtered photo of the Cleveland Metroparks, by author.

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