8 Months... ish... in Austin

I promised someone that I'd publish something soon, so I thought I should give this a go. It's not that I haven't been writing, it's just that I haven't written anything I felt good about actually putting online yet. Everything I've written has been private for the last 8 months,…

Moved. Again.

Most of my friends and coworkers already know I've been planning on moving to Austin for a while, but few know the extent of the situation. I actually started writing this post months ago when I was first planning the move. I didn't post it until today – now that I'm…

My first vacation.

Recently, I went on my first vacation as an adult. Well, that's not entirely true... I've been on trips with my family since I turned 18. But, this was my first actual vacation, without my family, that I had a hand in planning. And it was amazing. This post is…

My name

Few people actually go out of their way to change their first name. It’s just the name they were born with, and they’re perfectly happy with that. Unfortunately, my old name didn’t suit me, since it was given to me under the assumption that I was male,…

XOXO

As I stated in my last entry, DigitalOcean lets each of us attend one conference of our choice each year. I picked XOXO as that conference, and I’m glad I did because I met so many awesome people and saw so many awesome talks. Some big ones which hit…

One Year Retrospective

One year ago today, I officially started medical transition. It's weird saying that... A year ago today, most of you guys knew me by a different name, used different pronouns when referring to me, and didn't even know about one of the biggest things about me, a secret that several…

On being "out" as transgender

I wrote this post the night after the incident mentioned in this post happened. It is in the past, I have no hard feelings, but I still feel like I should publish this post, almost a month later. If you're reading this, you already know I'm trans. If you don't…