Nathan (fka Natalie) Westling

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Wish he were still skinny though :( if the weight gain is a necessary part of HRT then more power to him, I just don't find him pleasant or inspiring to look at anymore.
I won't lie, I miss those skinny legs.
But I don't know, hits different for me. If was any other model I would definitely say different, but I embrace his weight gain, especially because I believe he's extremely happier than before. Cannot imagine how must feel to be not conformable in your body.
 
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I won't lie, I miss those skinny legs.
But I don't know, hits different for me. If was any other model I would definitely say different, but I embrace his weight gain, especially because I believe he's extremely happier than before. Cannot imagine how must feel to be not conformable in your body.
I have a number of previously skinny FtM friends, and for many of them, they embraced skinniness as it offered them a more androgynous look before they were able to go on HRT. Since receiving HRT and masculinising surgeries/treatments, most have them have purposely gained muscle weight since it helps them battle their dysphoria and feel more masculine in their new bodies.

I think in general for trans men models (obviously this is not for every case, since I do think one of our own members is FtM and still sticks to the skinny aesthetic), I’d rather them not struggle with dysphoria with their bodies even if it means they’re not as skinny and are instead more muscular.
 
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I dont know why but i was expecting him to be a little bigger. He looks pretty good! Skinny enough for me at least. Not full on heroin chic anymore, but skinny for a guy.
 
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I dont know why but i was expecting him to be a little bigger. He looks pretty good! Skinny enough for me at least. Not full on heroin chic anymore, but skinny for a guy.
The fact that he’s so thin/lean after (I assume) being on T for over a year is actually quite impressive. While he began very thin (and I too miss those spindly legs) he still has gained less weight than I would have expected.

Testosterone is a powerful hormone and it doesn’t just increase your appetite; it does everything that cis male puberty does to teenage boys. It makes you angry/frustrated, makes your sex drive spike, causes acne, and - most dramatically - changes your fat storage and muscle-building patterns.

I say all this to say: he is doing really well, and looking really good.
 
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The fact that he’s so thin/lean after (I assume) being on T for over a year is actually quite impressive. While he began very thin (and I too miss those spindly legs) he still has gained less weight than I would have expected.

Testosterone is a powerful hormone and it doesn’t just increase your appetite; it does everything that cis male puberty does to teenage boys. It makes you angry/frustrated, makes your sex drive spike, causes acne, and - most dramatically - changes your fat storage and muscle-building patterns.

I say all this to say: he is doing really well, and looking really good.
I agree 100%. This is also the reason why I don't find guys particularly thinspirational. They store fat and muscle completely different to me - what's the point of comparing us?

Also I think that if they're still lean like Nate, guys can pull off a higher weight better than girls.
 
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