Once he told me, "You have a complication, and we're going to have do a revision surgery," I thought to myself: I've fallen off into this reality that I've been working hard to strive for. And I was so scared to tell my doctor that I needed a revision, because I thought, "Nyala, you worked hard to get this surgery covered. And a lot of trans people, myself included, felt that maybe it was wrong to have these feelings, to question whether you made the right decision. And they think, "If I have any fears, if I have any doubts after surgery about how it looks, if I talk to my doctor about it, if I need more pain meds, then I'm complaining, and this is not for me. Our bodies and identities do not fit the old norms.
My boyfriend is there.
Peeing While Trans*
And as my gender presentation became more and more female, I stopped using the men's room altogether. Our intuitive responses to fear and loss of control are so often the same. You need to be your own advocate while going through the first six months. Moon captivated the audience by sharing her experience and noting what others could consider and prepare for when it comes to the days and weeks after surgery. There are going to be complications. So, I had finally gotten the guts to go to my surgeon and tell him that I messed up and I needed a revision.
Gender-Affirming Aftercare for Trans Women: You need to work. But you're so scared that it's going to close up that you probably dilate -- well, I dilated till like an hour. This article was provided by TheBody. And they think, "If I have any fears, if I have any doubts after surgery about how it looks, if I talk to my doctor about it, if I need more pain meds, then I'm complaining, and this is not for me.