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About zoeybrat

Writer. Have laptop, will travel.

What I’m Doing This Summer, Part 14

In Which I Am Cut On…Twice.   I left off with my girlfriend and I flopping down on our beds at 4-ish AM. In hackneyed literature, many times with the dawn of a new day, everything can change. The sun … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing This Summer Part 13

In Which We Finally Arrive in Bangkok   I realize I haven’t posted about my surgery or my time in Thailand whatsoever. I can’t really divine I reason for this, perhaps as everything started to get real, the importance of … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing This Summer Part 12

PAIN. Today is another Monday and it feels like it. I’ve been on Social Security Disability for more than eight years, but Monday still feels like Monday. For me, Monday is dread. Monday is desperation and resignation. Monday feels like … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing This Summer Part 11

It’s 1:04 AM now, that means I have 32 more days until I leave, 38 days until I go under the knife. Today, I got my Passport back from the State Dept. So far, with each step, there has been … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing This Summer, Part 10

Yes, I’m numbering again. And I’m counting my last post as number nine which makes this one…oh, YOU figure it out… The Hero’s Journey My favorite kind of story is called the “Hero’s Journey.” This kind of story has been … Continue reading

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Passports, Postponed Weenie Roasts and Holy Wars

It’s coming. It’s coming fast, yet somehow I feel that I am a skydiver, wondering why the ground isn’t moving up on me faster when the truth is that the ground is rushing up at me at 32 feet per … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing This Summer Part 8

63 Days until I leave for Bangkok. 69 Days until my gender reassignment surgery and my breast augmentation surgery. It’s happened. I can’t stop counting down how many days until I leave. 63 Days. 63. Sixty-three. I’ve about to make … Continue reading

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