Among other things, I didn't expect for it to feel terrifyingly lonely.
Despite the mass amounts of planning and money required, top surgery is a very important milestone in most of our transitions, and nothing makes us light up more than seeing ourselves getting closer to the body that we not only had to work for, but were meant to have.
I expected that after top surgery I'd have an immediate and overwhelming relief but instead I had to ease into my new body.
The comedian underwent the procedure shortly after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012.
Kris said that he knows now that he stopped transitioning because he was terrified of never finding love as a transgender person. But only a couple months later, Kris would start a journey that would prove how very wrong he was.