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KymmieL

Good morning All. Coffees on.

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Susan R

Having some mid-day coffee before heading out for a walk.  It’s 54° and the sun just came out.  I love warmer weather.  My wife won’t join me on my walks unless it’s over 50° so it looks like I’ll have some company today.

 

6 hours ago, KymmieL said:

I am a warm weather girl. now more than ever since being on my blockers. I am cold more often.

I used to be warm all the time prior to HRT.  Now my hands and feet are often freezing...LOL. Roles seems to be reversed a bit as I’m always reaching for her hands at night to warm mine.  The extremities being colder is one of the few changes I could have done without.

 

Susan R🌷

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Jani

New avatar Susan, very nice!  

3 hours ago, Susan R said:

Now my hands and feet are often freezing.

mmmm, maybe the estrogen in your system?  Or just plain getting older??  

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Emily michelle

 

3 hours ago, Susan R said:

Having some mid-day coffee before heading out for a walk.  It’s 54° and the sun just came out.  I love warmer weather.  My wife won’t join me on my walks unless it’s over 50° so it looks like I’ll have some company today.

 

I used to be warm all the time prior to HRT.  Now my hands and feet are often freezing...LOL. Roles seems to be reversed a bit as I’m always reaching for her hands at night to warm mine.  The extremities being colder is one of the few changes I could have done without.

 

Susan R🌷

Hmm that could prove interesting to me if the hormones do affect my hands already can’t take the cold lol.

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Jani

Not so your hands directly, just thinking of the natural tendency for women to feel colder than men in cool temps (in my experience and understanding).

 

As to age, my dad never had an issue with cooler temps until he started to get older. Same with my FIL.

 

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Susan R
5 hours ago, Jani said:

New avatar Susan, very nice!  

mmmm, maybe the estrogen in your system?  Or just plain getting older??  

I’m pretty sure it’s the E.  I started to notice the temperature change of my extremities about 3 months into HRT and ever since then.  I would think if it was completely due to old age, it would’ve happened over a greater period of time not over a few weeks.  Although I am old so I can’t rule that out😜.  I just wear gloves a lot more often these days.

...Jani, thanks for the compliment on my new avatar!

 

Susan R🌷

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Emily michelle

Good morning everyone it’s Wednesday lol the week is half over. We have highs in the 70s with storms. I managed to get my first sunburn of the year yesterday haha. Now I actually care if I get burned I need to go get some sun block and some moisturizer with spf for my face because now it looks like raccoon eyes. 

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Ms Maddie

Good morning.

I saw my red squirrel for the first time this year.  His color is like an Irish setter and he darts back and forth atop a chain link fence.

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49 minutes ago, Ms Maddie said:

Good morning.

I saw my red squirrel for the first time this year.  His color is like an Irish setter and he darts back and forth atop a chain link fence.

 

Good Morning @Ms Maddie, glad you saw your friend this year. I enjoy seeing the wildlife about, the Robins are chatty now in the mornings, I hear them about an hour before sunrise, heard a bard owl hooting just before I got up. It's so quiet around here, vehicle and air traffic that used to be in the background is virtually non existent.

 

Have a lovely day

 

C

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ShawnaLeigh

OK lets face it MFT HRT = Freezing!  OMG I am so cold all the time and my hands and feet most of all.

I though maybe it was from weight loss and not regulating that temp yet but HRT definitely has an effect too.  JMO

Or I am old too.  

 

Coffee gone and at work.  Busy today. Not good things either sad to say.

Keeping it as positive as I can.  Smiles in place of tears.

 

Have a great day all.

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TammyAnne

Good morning! Coffee almost finished. Sorry to hear so many are feeling down, but I am another wildlife fan, as long as they don't get too close!

With spring peeking out everywhere I am feeling a bit lonely. What I wouldn't give to lay for hours in someone's embrace and just talk with one another!

Otherwise, between guitar practice and drawing I'm a busy gal.

TA

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Jani
2 hours ago, Ms Maddie said:

Good morning.

I saw my red squirrel for the first time this year.  His color is like an Irish setter and he darts back and forth atop a chain link fence.

I have one red squirrel that hangs around my yard.  Mostly its grey squirrels and chipmunks that congregate under my feeders whenever the birds are present.  I also have a couple rabbits that feed on the little bit of grass I have to the side of the house, and of course deer!  

 

55 minutes ago, TammyAnne said:

What I wouldn't give to lay for hours in someone's embrace and just talk with one another!

I'm sure that would be nice. 

 

Yesterday was glorious at mid-60's and sunny but today is back to rainy and grey.  Boo hoo! 

 

I have to register my cars this month but the town clerks office is closed but the state does offer an online app that I tried last night.  It will take longer than going to the office but safer.  

 

I hope everyone has an enjoyable day, whatever you choose to do!

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KymmieL

Forecast in the upper 50s for us today. My hand get so cold now days. it really doesn't help with my left pinky having been broke last year. Hopefully with the weather getting warmer (big hope) I will not be as cold. doesn't really help that right now I am in  shorts and a cami. LOL.

 

My Friday today. 10-7:30. Have a phone appointment with my GYN tomorrow, then speech and MH video on Friday. Hoping for warmer weather as I want to start to work on something.

 

Kymmie

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kelly sinclair

Good morning  everybody  .  Did any of you  see the pink moon yesterday ? I missed it drats 

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Jani

Yes, it as huge on the horizon and turned a nice color as it rose in the sky. 

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Josie Beth

Well I finally got the therapist that I wanted! My first appointment with her is on the 29th and I really am excited about it! It’s the same person that my roommate goes to so I’ve already met her before. But I’m a bit irritated because the clerks keep calling me sir because my legal name is still male. I’d rather they just call me by my shortened first name and not sir. 

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kelly sinclair

Congrats on the therapist  ❤ sorry about the jerk . 🙄 hugs 

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kelly sinclair

Oh jani  that sounds  beautiful  .  I'll have to find a video  of it .  Can only see up close  . 

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KymmieL

Just reread the story, Natalie.  That was posted around xmas time. I cannot believe how much it relates to me. It brought me to tears. And of course I am at work.

 

Kymmie 

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Emily michelle

Well I got my blood work done for hrt. When I get those results my dr. Will write my perception for spiro and E. She is going to start me on fin astride right away. Feels good to finally be jumping on this roller coaster ride!

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32 minutes ago, Emily michelle said:

Well I got my blood work done for hrt. When I get those results my dr. Will write my perception for spiro and E. She is going to start me on fin astride right away. Feels good to finally be jumping on this roller coaster ride!

That's super news Em!!!  I am so happy for you!

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JoniSteph

Congrats to you Emily - So very, very happy for you and your journey ahead. :)

 

JoniSteph

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Emily michelle

Thank you ladies for once in my life I’m sure this is the right decision.

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MetaLicious

Oh, my god, @Emily michelle, I am so excited for you! I will admit I am also a tiny bit jealous, but mostly I am just glad to hear that you are getting to take another step on your journey.

 

My therapist keeps asking about how I feel about HRT, and I have been consistent in wanting to start, but I am not ready to do so without the support of my wife.

 

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