At this point, I can hardly imagine any future other than a female one. I think I’d probably be better off just diving in, but I don’t honestly thing that’s wise. At this point, I’m imagining that when school is out in May, that this might be the time to make some changes, especially if I get some sort of leave for the next year. Continue laser beard removal, and perhaps the beard is mostly gone by summer. If I plan on some kind of FFS, summer or early fall would be a good time for it, as it would allow me a full academic year to heal before getting in front of students again.