Alive in Philly

My body arrived back in the USA in NYC on Monday night; my soul finally caught up to it in Philadelphia sometime last night.

I don’t know about you, but sleep serves as a vital time to process and sort, particularly as I dream. After much air travel, several days at the Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference, and a bout of chest-binding-induced stomach gas, my sleeping life filled with images of yellow and blue life jackets, broccolli, and vulvas. I don’t assign any meaning to these images. I let my mind sort and file as I enjoy the show.

I plan on spending more time blogging later this weekend. Far too much cool stuff happening to keep me on-line right now. Ah and the brilliant, beautiful people!

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  1. Evan on June 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm


    Remind me not to skim your posts, because all I really saw in the second paragraph at first was “broccoli vulva” and though that’s one of the best word combinations I’ve heard in months, that’s disgusting.


  2. p2son on June 13, 2009 at 8:40 pm

    Sounds like the love child of Georgia O’Keefe and Dali. It does have a nice ring to it.

  3. Evan on June 13, 2009 at 8:49 pm


    Of course, now I’m going to be saying that to random people, for no reason at all.

    “Broccoli Vulva.” “What?” “You heard me.”

  4. Sheria in SA on June 13, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    I wish you would blog about your Jesus loves you twitter updates. They are weird, interesting and hmmm…confusing! I guarantee you, the many people that read your blog and your twitter posts must be curious to know what’s behind those posts. And oh, am glad your soul finally caught up with your body, keep it that way! So many times the soul does not dance to the rythm of the soul when you are tired flat!

  5. GreenEyedLilo on June 14, 2009 at 1:20 am

    Glad your soul caught up! Glad you’re having a good time, too.

    Maybe that’s why I’m so much less than profound sometimes. I’ve battled insomnia all my life, at least since I was 5.

  6. Sheria in SA on June 14, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    G.E.L., you have battled insomnia since you were five, all your life?! Wow, that is just so sad…I thought insomnia is treatable??

  7. p2son on June 14, 2009 at 4:23 pm

    Sheria, I will post all of the Jesus Loves You statements at some point, but I will not give much commentary. They have multiple meanings depending on the person who reads them. I intentionally choose wording that is ambiguous so that they get people to think. I have no specific meaning intended behind any given one.

    Green Eyed Lilo, always great to see you on the blog. One day we will meet for reals!

  8. GreenEyedLilo on June 14, 2009 at 5:12 pm

    Thanks, Peterson! So sorry I missed you again!

    Sheria, thanks for your concern. I’m 35. The cures are temporary for me, and I’ve been to sleep clinics and such. (Don’t mean to derail, sorry!) I’m glad Peterson gets to recharge, anyway!

  9. Sheria in SA on June 14, 2009 at 6:35 pm

    Peterson, thanks for shedding some light on Jesus loves you! Green Eyed lilo, I wish you all the best as you battle insomnia.

  10. Jox on June 16, 2009 at 11:07 am

    Glad you got home safely, although I’m worried about the chest-binding-induced stomach, sounds very nasty – and I won’t even mention your dreams :0) – tee hee! Take care and lots of love

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