Archive for April 2013

Fibromyalgia Sucks; When your mind and body betray you

I have two words for you – Fibromyalgia SUCKS- in every definition of the word.  For those individuals like me that suffer from a not so mild case of this enigma of a disorder, Fibromyalgia takes over your body and even sends your brain on side trips way out of your control.  Pain, fatigue, loss... Read more »

Stand-Up Comedy; What I learned about myself.

Tuesday night! April 16th, 2013. It was a night that marked a moment in time for me! A moment I will not soon forget, if ever. As I sat in the front row, my name was introduced and I took the stage of the world famous Laugh Factory in Chicago to perform stand-up comedy. I... Read more »

The Vulture and my Divorce

Friday April 5th 2013, for most people it would be an ordinary day of work, school, and a myriad of other more pleasurable activities than what was not to be on my agenda.  My Friday morning consisted of waking up from a restless night of dreams that ran the gamut from weird to down right... Read more »

Trans 100 - A Night of Celebrating the Living

Trans 100 - A Night of Celebrating the Living
On Sunday March 31st, the International Transgender Day of Visibility, the transgender community from all over the country gathered at the Mayne Stage on the far Northside of Chicago.  This was a night like no other.  It was the beginning of something great.  This was a night to celebrate those in our community that are striving... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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