Sunday, October 26, 2014

Halloween Fail

Last night I attended a Halloween party thrown by friend Randi.  She and her husband have thrown this party many years in a row.  For the past five years, I've attended the party and each time I was dressed like a woman... except last year when I had to work.

In fact a couple years ago I dressed as a Vampiress and a couple of the women in attendance asked me if I was transitioning as the breast prosthetic looked THAT good!  (Thanks Proactive Prosthetics!)


So this year the party was on the 25th, which was Wife's birthday.  I came home from work, changed into boy clothes and washed off my makeup, waiting for Wife to call.  Maybe she'd want to go to dinner for her birthday, either with or without daughter.

That call would never come.

So I decided to go to the party.  And I decided that I'd go crossdressed... as a guy.  This group of people are very intelligent as a rule- mostly chemists and engineers, so I figured they'd get the "Oh look she's crossdressed again" thing I was attempting.

Nope, I had to explain it.  And if you have to explain it, the joke (or the costume) failed.

So I hung out for a while.  I drank homemade punch and spiced homemade mead.  I had a pulled pork sandwich.  We played Cards Against Humanity.  I had a good time.  The place was extremely well decorated and there were some wonderful costumes!  The company couldn't have been better!

I have another party on Saturday.  I had thought of going to THAT party as Lance, but in light of the costume fail at this party, I'll probably go with a different look.

Maybe this?

Today was Daughter's birthday.  I didn't see her.  She and Wife never got away from MIL or the very conservative brother in law, who visited with his five children.  Then they all went to a party at Build-A-Bear.  Daughter enjoyed herself I'm told, and that's really important.

Still, I would've liked to have hugged my daughter on her birthday.

There's a lot more to this topic, but it goes into the "private family matters" category.  So that's all I'll say about it.

So now what?  So far, this Halloween hasn't exactly been the best.  I had a good time at the party in a bad costume (did I mention how uncomfortable I felt being a guy?  And how squished my breasts felt?)

So, there's a trip to Baltimore this Friday for Halloween, then another party.  Then Halloween 2014 is history.

I hope to see my Daughter this week.  I could really use a hug from her.


  1. Sophie -

    You've said a lot in the blog to give your readers an idea of what you're going through. And I hope you get that hug from your daughter soon.

    If you ever get to the NYC area, or me to Philly, let's find a way to connect.


  2. Sophie,

    I really like your original idea of going as a St. Pauli Girl. As for your family issues... I really wish you the best of luck. I know people like that just are just too stubborn to change. I have family like that, guess who I'm not telling about this side of me as well.