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not all gloom and doom!

I know I write a lot of entries in this blog and they tend to be very introspective. I don't mean to be all gloom and doom as my life is on the whole pretty good. I guess for one thing I began this blog just after a painful breakup and so it's tainted with a certain outlook but also because I know I do tend to be a bit of a professor when it comes to this subject of one's transgender nature. It probably stems from my technical background.

Contrast this with Stana's femulate site and I guess I do come out looking like a "gloomy gus". Stana's site does what it does so well and it presents the picture of a woman who has made her situation work for her; so she concentrates on the more fun and trivial aspects of presenting as a woman. I know I go to her site daily if nothing else to witness the degree of comfort and confidence she displays. I have found that aspect particularly inspiring. In addition her way of working within the boundaries of her real life situation is quite exemplary. I suppose it's because she's arrived at being herself which is a place I do not yet know; I have been working so hard at doing what is expected that maybe I forgot or never learnt how.

Those of you kind enough to follow my ramblings will hopefully read an increasingly cheery Joanna in the future.

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