Just a side note from a cis-ster ;-) This was one of the first changes that took place in my body when I became pregnant with my firstborn. And it’s something that, now, occurs monthly along with the arrival of my “dear Aunt Flo.” (ugh). Puberty changes your body, and then pregnancy changes your body in ways you’d never expect. And about your cat stepping on you there? Oh wow do I know that pain!! Interesting to hear all the different ways that HRT affects the brain and body. Thank you for sharing. ❤

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