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On the shoulders of giants

As I stood on a slight mound in the middle of a park in Brighton, I could see it all laid out before me. I started to feel a little emotional as there before me was the biggest assemblage of trans people that I have ever seen, considering that I transitioned over 20...

Reporting from the Blanket Fort

Today was just one of those days, not sure exactly 100% why, but I just don't have the energy both mentally and physically to get out of bed. To be honest, the trouble began last night, and it's just developed from there. I received a rejection for my book earlier in...

Back in the Saddle

Before I knew it I was the beginning of March, and suddenly I had a flurry of hospital appointments for the various tests that had been ordered on my previous visit to the endocrinologist on Tenerife back in January ( see https://helresa.com/taking-flight/ for...

Taking Flight

It was a dull grey day at the end of January when I eventually got to fly to the appointment with the endocrinologist in Tenerife. Having a 10 o'clock appointment meant the only flight that was available to me in order to get there on time was the first flight of the...

Crash and Burn

This week I came close to a crash and burn, by Friday I was not in a good place and in fact my mind was going to places where it hadn't been in a long time. I realised that things were getting bad when on Friday morning while washing my face in the kitchen sink (still...

Falling Upwards

This is my first book and it’s a raw uncompromising memior of growing up in an era and environment where it was difficult to understand the fellings around my gender

LGBT

On the shoulders of giants

On the shoulders of giants

As I stood on a slight mound in the middle of a park in Brighton, I could see it all laid out before me. I started to feel a little emotional as there before me was the biggest assemblage of trans people that I have ever seen, considering that I transitioned over 20...

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

Before I knew it I was the beginning of March, and suddenly I had a flurry of hospital appointments for the various tests that had been ordered on my previous visit to the endocrinologist on Tenerife back in January ( see https://helresa.com/taking-flight/ for...

Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn

This week I came close to a crash and burn, by Friday I was not in a good place and in fact my mind was going to places where it hadn't been in a long time. I realised that things were getting bad when on Friday morning while washing my face in the kitchen sink (still...

Review of the year 2018

Review of the year 2018

During the festive break it customary to look back over the past year and put down a few words. Well one thing I can say about 2018 is that it has been quite a ride this year. When the year started I had no idea quite the way it was going to pan out, it started...

Travel

On the shoulders of giants

On the shoulders of giants

As I stood on a slight mound in the middle of a park in Brighton, I could see it all laid out before me. I started to feel a little emotional as there before me was the biggest assemblage of trans people that I have ever seen, considering that I transitioned over 20...

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

It was a dull grey day at the end of January when I eventually got to fly to the appointment with the endocrinologist in Tenerife. Having a 10 o'clock appointment meant the only flight that was available to me in order to get there on time was the first flight of the...

Review of the year 2018

Review of the year 2018

During the festive break it customary to look back over the past year and put down a few words. Well one thing I can say about 2018 is that it has been quite a ride this year. When the year started I had no idea quite the way it was going to pan out, it started...

Health

Reporting from the Blanket Fort

Reporting from the Blanket Fort

Today was just one of those days, not sure exactly 100% why, but I just don't have the energy both mentally and physically to get out of bed. To be honest, the trouble began last night, and it's just developed from there. I received a rejection for my book earlier in...

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

It was a dull grey day at the end of January when I eventually got to fly to the appointment with the endocrinologist in Tenerife. Having a 10 o'clock appointment meant the only flight that was available to me in order to get there on time was the first flight of the...

Who are we?

Who are we?

Helresa is a single entity comprised of 2 bodies, Helen & Theresa