to pull oneself up by one’s bootstraps
- (idiomatic) To begin an enterprise or recover from a setback without any outside help; to succeed only on one’s own effort or abilities.
Dealing with cis society and, to a lesser extent, blogging on trans issues feels like that most days.
Lately, my bootstraps have become a bit frayed so I’m taking a brief hiatus while I replace them.
Back in a few.