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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #580 on: March 27, 2019, 01:15:24 pm »
OMG!!! YES!!! I know... time is flying...

exactly 21 days from this time, I will be waking up from my surgery and I will see my wife, kiddo and my BFF! I remember when I made the appointment, it was well over 100 days to go. Now we are down to a few more days.

Thanks for your good wishes @Alaskan Danielle !

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Sarah

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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #581 on: March 27, 2019, 01:40:02 pm »
I should mention another big SQUEEEEEE and Wow-Whee moment...

When I picked up all the prescription for the surgery, I did for the first time ever receiving medication with a label stating "For Vaginal Use Only"...

No use for it yet... but SOOON!

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #582 on: March 27, 2019, 01:43:12 pm »
I should mention another big SQUEEEEEE and Wow-Whee moment...

When I picked up all the prescription for the surgery, I did for the first time ever receiving medication with a label stating "For Vaginal Use Only"...

No use for it yet... but SOOON!

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Dear Sarah:
These kinds of small happenings can be so very affirming for sure!

HMM, did you ask for your pharmacist "consultation" when you picked it up? ???    ;)

Hugs,
Danielle

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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #583 on: March 27, 2019, 03:54:45 pm »
Sarah,

I love the idea of a website determination of gender.  At 16 I felt I was cute, and just nicely girlish for a boy.  I should try some of those pictures.
I got dysphoric after 16, seeing what testosterone was doing to me.  It would be so nice for a program even to get my gender right.
My best shot is with a blue sweater.  I’ll submit that in black and white, just in case blue marks me male.
Wish me luck!
I’m sending you positive energy for your big day girl.


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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #584 on: March 29, 2019, 03:34:23 pm »
Mar 27 2018 - 2 years, part 1

What I never thought is that some of my dysphoria shifted. When I embarked on that journey, I was very convinced that I could not be bothered about using wrong pronouns and name. Well, now I am. And most recently I started correcting people and state clearly how I want to be addressed. Same applies to Genital Dysphoria. Given how much time each week I spent looking at surgeons, I know I need to take a next step in the future.


Wow... this was a post one year ago. Me talking about looking for a surgeon... 19 more days!


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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #585 on: March 29, 2019, 03:44:31 pm »
I should mention another big SQUEEEEEE and Wow-Whee moment...

When I picked up all the prescription for the surgery, I did for the first time ever receiving medication with a label stating "For Vaginal Use Only"...

No use for it yet... but SOOON!

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

I have sooo much to learn. 19 more days. Wow-Whee indeed!!!
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Started FHR August 9, 2018, Started VFT September 19, 2018, Name and Gender change October 19. 2018.

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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #586 on: March 29, 2019, 04:31:35 pm »
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Dear Sarah:
You have highlighted one of the best things about keeping our personal transition threads active, and this also goes for my personal pen and paper journal I keep up to date with current entrees.

On cold rainy nights, many times I find myself looking back at many of my first Hunted Prey postings and the wonderful reply comments that my followers have posted...  it is amazing how everything has changed in just a short time.   My personal pen and paper journal goes way back many years long before made my transition decisions so it provides me with a lot more thought provoking and interesting reading that reminds me of where I had been and the place that I have now come to.

I am wishing your well with your upcoming surgery and happiness and satisfaction with your "new" life as the new "surgically enhanced" Sarah.   (hmmm, I hope that "surgically enhanced" did not come off badly, if so, please forgive me)

You have my HUGS and well wishes,  thank you for all that you share.
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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #587 on: April 08, 2019, 08:28:52 am »
April 8 - 9 days!!!

Wow, I am down to a single digit countdown. It started sinking in when I prepared my weekly pill box. I did take a picture of the very last Spiro I took to commemorate. Estrogen is also phased out over the next 3 days until the week after surgery.

I am crazy busy spinning faster than a jet engine to get everything done, work handed off and making sure I have everything prepared to be out of commission for a few days.

Many people ask me, how I am doing and if I am excited or scared. I am not, I am just plain busy. The ToDo list still keeps getting longer and longer.

I keep this short...

8D21H,

Hugs,

Sarah


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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #588 on: April 08, 2019, 08:41:23 am »
Good morning Sarah. We know who said it, A busy girl is a happy girl. As I have read, Things won't sink in till the last day or two when you have all the time in the world to think about things. Whoohoo!!!

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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #589 on: April 08, 2019, 10:49:21 am »
I hope you have a couple days just before the big day set aside for quiet, and relaxing.  It can help!
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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #590 on: April 08, 2019, 11:02:16 am »
Congratulation , I am excited for you.

The last week will fly by very fast.
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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #591 on: April 14, 2019, 08:14:32 am »
72 hours to go before my surgery starts and I am finally starting to get excited. Still super busy between laundry and packing.

Tomorrow we will drive to North Carolina, Tuesday is preparation day and then I have to check in at 6:00 am Wednesday morning!!!!

Not much more to report right now.

I will try to post once more before and then of course as soon as I am of somewhat clear mind Wednesday afternoon...

V-Day is coming!!!

Hugs,

Sarah


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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #592 on: April 14, 2019, 08:24:27 am »
April 8 - 9 days!!!


Many people ask me, how I am doing and if I am excited or scared. I am not, I am just plain busy. The ToDo list still keeps getting longer and longer.

I keep this short...

8D21H,

Hugs,

Sarah

That had to be the most frequently asked question I got...and for the longest time I wasn't....until about 6 hours before my op then I got excited and scared and excited and scared and emotional...and then the last emotion as the gave me the jungle juice was relief and I cried

Tick tick tick

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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #593 on: April 16, 2019, 06:37:22 pm »
11 H to go...

Arrived in NC and starting all the "fun" preparation. Talked to my hospital today, and completed the mandatory pre-treatments....

Pro Tip: Buy the softest TP on the planet... ;D ;D ;D

More soon!!!

Hugs,

Sarah





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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #594 on: April 16, 2019, 06:40:43 pm »
Good luck Sarah. We're all hoping for the perfect outcome and speedy recovery.
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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #595 on: April 17, 2019, 06:52:55 am »
Good luck, Sarah!
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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #596 on: April 17, 2019, 07:45:06 am »
Hello everyone,

I know I have been MIA for a long time now. I will start a new thread to tell you about my absence a little later.

Right now, I am here to give an update on Sarah. I came to the hospital with her this morning. It’s amazing how calm and relaxed she has been. I was with her in the pre surgery prep area and it was easy to see how happy and at peace she is with having this surgery. I also briefly met her surgeon who seems like a very lovely lady and made me feel comfortable that Sarah will be in good hands. It was very tempting to ask her if she could do a two for one deal while I was here, but this is Sarah’s day today . About 90 minutes ago, a nurse rolled her away in a hospital bed through some double doors where only patients and staff are permitted and on to the OR. By now, Sarah should be comfortably asleep and the doctors doing their what they do best to make Sarah’s lifelong dream a reality.

There is not much else to say for now. It’s just waiting time until the surgery is complete.

It is a wonderful privilege and honour to be here for Sarah on this amazing part of her journey.

More later.

Hugs,
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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #597 on: April 17, 2019, 09:42:02 am »
Hello everyone,

I know I have been MIA for a long time now. I will start a new thread to tell you about my absence a little later.

Right now, I am here to give an update on Sarah. I came to the hospital with her this morning. It’s amazing how calm and relaxed she has been. I was with her in the pre surgery prep area and it was easy to see how happy and at peace she is with having this surgery. I also briefly met her surgeon who seems like a very lovely lady and made me feel comfortable that Sarah will be in good hands. It was very tempting to ask her if she could do a two for one deal while I was here, but this is Sarah’s day today . About 90 minutes ago, a nurse rolled her away in a hospital bed through some double doors where only patients and staff are permitted and on to the OR. By now, Sarah should be comfortably asleep and the doctors doing their what they do best to make Sarah’s lifelong dream a reality.

There is not much else to say for now. It’s just waiting time until the surgery is complete.

It is a wonderful privilege and honour to be here for Sarah on this amazing part of her journey.

More later.

Hugs,
Jayne

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Sarah's New World
« Reply #598 on: April 17, 2019, 12:50:34 pm »
Sarah is out of surgery and out of recovery. She is in good spirits and now resting in her room. I spoke with the surgeon. She is happy with the result and told me the procedure went well. Sarah is still feeling the effects of the anaesthesia which will take a little while to come out of her system. She isn’t feeling any pain at this time.

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Re: Sarah's New World
« Reply #599 on: April 17, 2019, 02:33:49 pm »
Sarah is our of surgery and out of recovery. She is in good spirits and now resting in her room. I spoke with the surgeon. She is happy with the result and told me the procedure went well. Sarah is still feeling the effects of the anaesthesia which will take a little while to come out of her system. She isn’t feeling any pain at this time.

Jayne

Yay! Send her our love!


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