Posts tagged "transition"

Listen to Your Mother - The rest of my story

Earlier this month, the videos from all of the Listen To Your Mother shows were released and are up on YouTube for your viewing pleasure.  I encourage you to take some time and check them out.  For us, the excitement and emotions of that day came flooding back as we all watched each other again... Read more »

Being a transgender parent and living Carpe Diem

For many parents, there is a conscious effort to create those moments in time that our kids will remember for the rest of their lives.  We hope that those memories are carried on through their children and for generations to come.  We want any negative memories or experiences in our children’s lives to be outweighed... Read more »

Conquering the fear of coming out

Conquering the fear of coming out
It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don’t make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on quite a bit but I feel it always good to keep telling the story. ALL through high school and for many years after, I... Read more »
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Taking care of the tatas - my first mammogram

According to MyCampusTalk.com, there are 262 names for breasts – tatas, headlights, boobs, jugs, melons or in my case mini melons, kazongas, and hooters just to name a very few.   From enormous to the itty-bitty, they are a source of pride for some women and displeasure for others. But whether you barely fill an A-cup... Read more »

The love of a parent saved my life

Trans Man Chooses death.  Those four words captured my attention and broke my heart.  As I read the story I was struck not only that this man had chosen to end his life, but that he never felt the love of a parent and that, in it self, might have saved him, I know it... Read more »

Tough Love – a letter to my younger self

Dear Mark, Pardon me, but I think you need some tough love and I need to be blunt and extremely honest.  Life at 18 may seem tough, but you haven’t seen anything yet.  Your life is going to be a roller coaster of emotions and experiences.  Some good, some great and some are going to... Read more »
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A Dream Comes True; The day my world changed

A Dream Comes True; The day my world changed
Ever have a day that when you are living the moment, the day just seems surreal? So weird and odd and strange and exciting all at the same time?  A day that lives on in your mind so vividly that it seems as if it was only yesterday?  That was my day three years ago.... Read more »

Trans Girl; My top five Most Talked about posts of the First Year

This first year of writing Trans Girl at the Cross has been enlighten for me.  Not only opening myself up in a way I never in a million years thought I would ever do, but I have had the opportunity to start conversations with people from all over the world wide web.  In the beginning,... Read more »

Please don't Wish me a Happy Mother's Day

Once a year, on a Sunday in May, we stop what we are doing and take one day (though most would agree one day is not enough) to celebrate our moms.  Mother’s day is when we moms want to be pampered and, for our day in and day out, year round hard work, to be... Read more »
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I Popped My Cherry

Yes the title is absolutely correct.  I popped my cherry.  I am no longer a virgin.  Over twenty-five years ago I drew a line in the sand that I promised myself I would never cross.   A commitment I have worked hard to keep . . . until now.   The sun was shining.  A cool breeze... 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 Transgirlatcross@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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