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7 pages tagged with "thoughts"

Happy pride! I'm trans!

June 26, 2023 - 1240 words - 7 mins
Hi, my name is JT. And I'm trans. Let's talk about it! Note: In this blog post, I talk about the medical side of my particular kind of transgender experience. If that's not your thing, feel free to skip. A long time in the making The first time I looked up anything trans-related was in my early 20s.… read more

Why I left Rust

May 28, 2023 - 1224 words - 7 mins
There's a lot of speculation about why I left Rust yesterday, so I want to set the record straight in this post. What happened A short timeline of what happened from my perspective, as this is relevant for later: A request went out to the interim leadership group for potential keynote speakers for … read more

YouTube addiction, one month sober

February 13, 2023 - 1576 words - 8 mins
Today marks my first month clean from YouTube. It was the right choice, but that's not to say it was easy. Let's talk about it. Quitting When I decided to do something about my addiction, I had a few choices: Cut back the amount I was watching Quit cold turkey They both have their pluses and minus… read more

YouTube Addiction

January 13, 2023 - 1296 words - 7 mins
Hi, my name is JT. I'm a YouTube addict. I know what you're thinking. That sounds like a joke. That you want a funny punchline to go with it. Me too. First time I noticed Truth is, though, I've had a problem for a while. I first noticed it back in 2011. Back then, I could feel it growing. I would sp… read more

The goal is to nourish

December 23, 2022 - 826 words - 5 mins
I just finished watching the movie called Stutz, a movie created by Jonah Hill about his psychiatrist. Through the movie, Stutz gives bite-sized practices drawn from Buddhism, psychiatry, and his own experiments. One of the themes is to accept that connection is the goal (connection with others, our… read more

Autism is everywhere and in everything

July 13, 2022 - 1303 words - 7 mins
I've been thinking recently about being on the Autistic spectrum. But first, some trigger warnings: topics include some talk of sex and gender, emotional pain, burnout. I thought it was about sexuality, or gender, or... I've wanted to talk about this for a long time. Before coming out as non-binary,… read more

How we judge things

June 23, 2022 - 786 words - 4 mins
I've been thinking recently... The good, the bad, and the average Do you ever wonder about how we judge things? By this I mean, let's say we go to a restaurant with a friend. The meal is going well enough, then towards the middle of the meal we try our friend's dish. Wham! It's amazing! How do we ju… read more