Traditionally an Endocrinologist would administer HRT, however I could not find any in my area, which is actually a Medical based town. By chance I called my local Women's Clinic and was accepted as a new patient! What's more is that my Nurse is very interested in Transgender Care and she has taken excellent care of me. In fact, I was her first Transgender patient. 

This was my first experience in my Medical Transition abd a very good one. Sure, I was a little shy and embarrassed the first time I walked into the Women's Clinic. I had only recently began living 24/7 as a Woman and as I waited in the lobby I was too self-conscious to notice if the other patients were staring at me. Perhaps they were, but my determination paid off after I finished my appointment and was rewarded with not only a new prescription for Estradiol, but referrals for my Top and Bottom surgeries as well!

I will mention many times in my articles here that you have to be your own Advocate. Some CCO's (Coordinated Care Organizations) now have agents which help patients find the Doctors they need, but back when I started HRT this service was in the process of being implemented. I had to be resourceful and do all of the "Leg Work" myself. Had I have given up and never called the Women's Clinic then I would not be where I am today. Through Social Media I have noticed that many Transgender Women gave up too easily on finding their Medical Providers and they are still procrastinating and making excuses for not getting started with HRT.

Of course, many are also in limbo and not sure whether to begin Medical Transitioning or not. Everyone will have their own unique Path in regards to Transgender Care. For myself, I was 50 years young, but not getting any younger and I simply didn't want to waste time. Becoming a Transsexual Woman was my main goal back then and now, 2 years later, I have completed my Path and am living very happily as a Transsexual Woman. Never Give Up! You can do it!


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