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Fingers crossed for your start Bri.

 

Shay, time to rise and shine!

 

Cyndee, thanks for the kind words.

 

Hope everyone has a wonderful day!

 

Hugs! Lots and lots of hugs!

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51 minutes ago, Bri2020 said:

Hopeful that I start HRT tomorrow!

 

Hope will turn into reality tomorrow!

Hope will turn into excitement tomorrow!

Your journey reaches a new milestone!!!

 

Hugs,

Astrid

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Computer Crash!  All is better now. 

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iPhone No!

iPad No! 

Android forever!

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