Zo: Unplugged

#SpringCollection Over this last year, so many things have happened, to me. They were difficult. But there were also so many moments of joy and bliss. I’ve flowered myself into a better, more confident, healthier, happier Zoey. So here’s a quick summary of triggering events over the last while… Since writing the #30DaysofSelfCare series in …

Day 28: Surgery

One of the things that people often asked me, now even more so that I’ve been blogging about my experience, is whether or not I’ve had or plan on having surgery. As a transgender woman, there are a number of options available to you if you decide to transition. In terms of a medically assisted …

Day 20: Script

A quick lesson in humility. So, yesterday I was at Groote Schuur Hospital for my repeat script for HRT. I’m there every two months to pick up my medication but, somehow, things never go to plan at the hospital. I don’t want to go into the agonizing details of the experience, so I’m cutting a very …

Day 19: Wish

Sharing these bits of my life and experiences with you has been amazingly liberating so far. I’m also enjoying the pressure of engaging in a number of creative processes everyday. Today’s been a pretty emotional day so this is going to be a relatively short post. And I thought I’d just share a quick moment …

Day 16: Vampires

Today I had an incredibly positive experience with someone who showed me so much kindness and it just got me thinking about the impact people can have on your life. For me, being surrounded by people who support and encourage me is so important, not because I’m transgender, but because these are the people who …

Day 15: Image

A few posts back I spoke about how instrumental YouTube was during the beginning part of my transition (DAY 5: VIRAL). There was so much information at my finger tips and so many people like me sharing their stories. One thing that I was constantly watching were transition timelines. Transition timelines are pretty much a video …