Category: IRL

  • IRL updates: monthly hospital visits and transition news

    Good day everyone, This post is more of a personal update on how things are going with me, where I am in my transition and why I haven’t made as many blog posts. So I’ve been busy with getting things settled with the hospital that is going to eventually give me my hormones among with […]

  • How I got into IT

    Hi everyone, This post will be all about me and how I got into the world of IT. (not covering anything else like school, etc because then it would be even longer, for that, I forward to this older post) When I was born, and currently still do, I live with two “families” under one […]

  • My current lab [Updated June 4th 2020)

    Hi all! This post will be about the current state (05/20/2020 06/04/2020) of my home lab. Please keep in mind that I also have two ESXi hosts that I rent from a datacenter in Germany that I partially use for my home lab (though they are nowhere near as powerful as my home server). Here […]

  • Quietness: COVID-19, self-isolation and depression

    Hi everyone, You may have noticed that my blog has gone very quiet recently. For who asked, I didn’t make it into the vExpert 2020 program. On a more recent note: COVID-19 is getting a real challenge. Right now I sit at home, in self-isolation and things are very, very boring. For now I’m still […]

  • Happy New Year!

    Hello readers, Happy New Year! I wish all of you the best in 2020 and I hope to see you again in 2020!

  • Merry Christmas everyone!

    Hello amazing readers, I made the above myself with a guide online. There will be one more post about new year and in 2020 hopefully my AWS YouTube series, VMware Cloud Foundation, my move back to NSX-T and more! Merry Christmas to all of you and I hope to see you one more time in […]

  • Update: Life, school, HE Sage and VMUG Advantage

    Hi everyone, Sorry for the quietness. As you might have noticed, I deleted the blog posts relating to the VMware Horizon Lab setup. I did this because I felt like it was poorly written and I was never able to finish it. Here is an update that has been pending for a while. I no […]

  • IRL: Breaking heat records in The Netherlands

    Hi readers, As some of you may know, I am from The Netherlands. Where I live, up in the northern area of The Netherlands, it is 37°C while I am writing this post. Some weather stations in the country have recorded 40 °C , which has never been seen before in our country. Currently I […]

  • Introduction and my story

    Hello reader, Welcome to my blog! Let me introduce myself. My name is Michael Goossens, well, that is my official name. I’m a female born male from The Netherlands. Currently, on most of my profiles that are official (at companies), have my legal name, Michael. Though it will change to Michelle, eventually 🙂 Currently, I […]