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thank you lamassu†biggrin



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Hi 5,

Congrats on EOT!



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hi tig, i def woke up smiling todaybiggrin†, inside and out.

my b12 journey was really something..... the doc ordered mega dose at first since my labs showed very low. i tried the 3000 and my whole body twitched and i couldn't sleep.

so. i tried the 500, i was still too wired.

i ended up taking a 500 gummy† and cutting it in half for awhile. on the harvoni i took half of a half

now i will figure out what i need.. still going with 125mcg for now.

we also have 100mcg pills so might just go with that now that calcium isnt a worry.

i do like the gummies tho, and they work good for me

i have always been a low dose person [ 1/4 or 1/2 of a 200mg advil; a bit of dust on finger for the claritin.... everything except harvoni and antibiotics i will cut down into miniscule doses].

so i recommmend the gummies @ 500. i have one that come as a dose=1000 [2 gummies], and another that is 2=500, so 250 per gummie

you have to read the labels, but amazon has them too. i will post the names later as i am reclining watching tv and playing on the laptop drinking my morning [4pm ] coffee.



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What kind of B12 do you take? Iíve been seeing ads for a sublingual type that is supposed to superior to the pill route. My PCP gives everyone shots that want them, but my serum B12 is good, so I havenít gone that route. Daily multi vit is all I do and so far it works. Iím searching for that little extra boost, legal type, lol!

So glad things are better for you. I knew they would be and believe over time, youíre going to really notice improvements. Defeating the virus is such an important leap in health benefits. Far more than the obvious. There are so many systems affected by the virus when itís allowed to fester. People that come here with no apparent complaints pre-treatment, realize afterwards that they really were experiencing issues.†

Keep hydrating, stay active and always keep that smile going, inside and out!†smile



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ok, so honestly, i didn't miss taking the magic bean tonite....... i think i said a heart felt good--bye on the last pill and yep; it was good being at work knowing "no pill tonite ", and being home and realizing that ritual is over.

i have 3 days off to chill out and drink water , take walks letting all the side effects go.... working will be so much easier now . they let me sit down when ever i could so that helped tonite too.

and also honestly, i don't think i could work much if i had to do the 12 week. so i am thankful it all worked out like it did.



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well the good news is i don't test for 3 more months.... i don't mind that at all i mean , who really likes to get blood drawn? i rather wait anyway since already knowing 4 weeks UND.

so, i'm gonna dance, dance ,dance† ...and check in here with other posts.

going to work tonite, thankful eot was at 8 weeks for me

for me the feeling weak and tired and dizzy were the main things i look forward to getting rid of now.†

the stomach can be treated without worries now... and hopefully in time that will also be resolved...maybe the virus took the gallstones with it†biggrin

see you all around the forum. 5



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HOORAY! Welcome to EOT

Congrats 5, Iíve been wearing my platform shoes all night long, just waiting for the first dance, but darn it, looks like Iím running late, lol! Oh well, this party is going last forever, so put me on the dance card!

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canuck, seethelight,observer

, yes that little pill was like my very special charge, to look after and meeti it's needs and take it at the right time.

and yes, now it has left the gift in me and i can always remember the relationship with love and joy....knowing that gilead created the magic bean just for this gift to me.

plus i pee them out anyway with floods of water... just a thot. hahahaha†biggrin

i let go the oars and know that my immune system motor is more than capable of taking it from here

what a fun time for all to see another eot happening on the forum

so excited for my last pill in a little over an hour

today i rested most of the day so i can go forth rested on monday night to work with eot d.o.n.e.



-- Edited by 5-1-18 on Monday 25th of June 2018 04:27:10 AM

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Congratulations on reaching your eot. †

Its almost surreal to think about living without that stupid virus, eh? †

I can attest that its pretty awesome and wonderful



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Oh So True Canuck,

I cannot imagine no more magic beans either. They have been the focus of my life for the last 8 weeks. I know it is going to be so weird in four weeks time when I am in 5's position (and yours in the past) 7.30 am will not be the same, I am sure. They have become the most important thing in life. I can't envision no more......Funny, my hep never was before.



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5,†

You said ... "gee, i'm almost gonna miss the little magic beans after depending on their help for 2 months...†as my body says "thanks for assist good buddies"...†


Funny that, how we feel that way, once the bottle no longer rattles, our "buddies" gone, done their work and we are on our strong and healthy own again - feels a little naked or empty without that bravery back-up crew around, we got used to the damn pills being there, daily representing such strength, hope, promise, insurance.

You don't need 'em any more - you've now unwrapped that lovely gift that was given to you. Congrats on your EOT!†winkbiggrin†C.



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yours may be a little brighter colour but I couldn't get as good of pic as you got.



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Yep it sure does 5.....spun me out when I saw your pic...They must make em all out of the same mold...rofl



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SeeTheLight wrote:

wow 5.....mine looks like its twin confuse

must be diff number on other side. 7916


†does your epclusa look like the harvoni ?

7985 is the number† on the other side.†



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Tig wrote:

Okay 5,

Ive got my dancing shoes polished and the Disco Ball is ready to light up the room!! Your journey is almost complete and the robust (?) Lady is about to sing, WOOHOO! This is end of the line for you, prepare to disembark the Harvoni Train...

EOT-Ville Station is your next stop.

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†indeed! i love that little picture. yes, i am preparing to disembark the harvoni train; last stop in 11 hours . i love that little pill , still i am prepared to move forward, and onward without my little magic bean...

i have the magic in me now



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Okay 5,

Iíve got my dancing shoes polished and the Disco Ball is ready to light up the room!! Your journey is almost complete and the robust (?) Lady is about to sing, WOOHOO! This is end of the line for you, prepare to disembark the Harvoni Train...

EOT-Ville Station is your next stop.

5293EDAF-9284-4CB3-B632-647FC6F3F041.gif



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wow 5.....mine looks like its twin confuse

must be diff number on other side. 7916



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gee, i'm almost gonna miss the little magic beans after depending on their help for 2 months...

as my body says "thanks for assist good buddies".†

what a trip this really is



-- Edited by 5-1-18 on Sunday 24th of June 2018 07:05:06 AM

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heehee. Still looks like a mighty big and powerful pill to swallow! Saving the best to last eh?!

Give that bottle one last shake, it will be the last time you have to do the maraca, then, it will be that blissful cured silence ... golden!

Only one more sleep!†

Or ... hm, is that one and 3/4's sleep - oh, nevermind, I give up, all I know is that it is wonderfully close to your stellar finish!!!†biggrin†C.



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i found a smaller pill pic.†biggrinbiggrinbiggrin



-- Edited by 5-1-18 on Sunday 24th of June 2018 06:12:59 AM

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24 hour count down to last pill

Image result for harvoni pill images



-- Edited by 5-1-18 on Sunday 24th of June 2018 06:12:12 AM

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I too very much enjoy these glimpses into each others lives and what we share about oursleves and our places - growth hormones I figure.

yes C, it's like getting together for coffee and cakes [ok, a quart of† water for now ] , and visiting. feels so happy.



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stl, we have dry high desert weather, not too much humidity..... i dislike humid weather

i had my walk when it cooled down, did some sewing till then........ nice and slow like.

i hope you had a nice walk with puppa even tho chilly-ish



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hi canuck,†

If I could just remember,

a name when I demand,

list a title, author, date,

I'd feel some command.

this is so good, and so true. , thankyou



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Hey I found that poem for you 5,† AND, of course ... that was my bad ... about not being able to maraca with Harvoni (all of Gilead's stuff I think does†come in† playful bottles), it's Mav's who have to sing along to a blistering mean snap, crackle, and pop rhythm when they celebrate.

What time is it? - oh my, now don't get me going, between North America and Australia, I would just be lost, I can't get past figuring out night shift, let alone ask me to move between one Canadian Provincial time zone and the next! No counting, or i will have to call in back-up, my human timepiece, calendar, calculator, and figurer-outer.†

I too very much enjoy these glimpses into each others lives and what we share about oursleves and our places - growth hormones I figure.

Neat stuff when we all get to see things like ... well just about anything ... from babes, to emu's, to hurricanes, real lizards, ospreys, oceans afar, ships, planes, trains, cars and motorcycles! My we have travelled a far peice eh?!†

This IS a neat place to come to!†smile

Aging

Never was no good at math

nor speelin much either.

Uncoordinated,

sports, dance not learned neither.

So you'll hardly notice,

my counting's worse.

Disguised are my deficits

when I swing an empty purse.

My memory is going,

teeth following soon I fear

I smile at ya on the street

figure later who yer were.

Armed with reader glasses

sporting two pairs on head,

while hunting for my lists,

lost treasures found instead.

Can't read the shampoo bottle

no lather in conditioner,

my hair is dirty but oh so soft

whatever's left up there.

How did I ever get so much done,

like in the past,

my lists are not working,

things are going way too fast.

Like a sucking vortex

too soon all things do pass,

Yesterday a babe

now I ignore my ass.

Rush about the room

missing paper in hissy-fit,

in humbled rage I find it

tucked under my armpit.

What a deal, what a steal

off to the Friday sale!

Pay full price, it's Saturday,

bargain days derailed.

Periodically memorize

my age, I tend to forget,

just in case someone asks,

I dread these deficits.

Warm up stiff legs,

three trips from house to car,

before the keys are found,

right where they are!

My hearing is all wonky,

we fight about mumbling ways.

Tastebuds worn and wanting,

the kitchen's stale to play.

Hide my collection of burnt rice pots,

steam veggies dry,

eat crisp pork chops, a lot,

he doesn't ask me why.

Milk in the cupboard,

cereal in the fridge,

who the hell did that I say,

damned synaptic bridge!

If I could just remember,

a name when I demand,

list a title, author, date,

I'd feel some command.



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Have a good rest and a nice walk later. I've not been enjoying the cold of late, but its a nice day in the making sun is coming out for a bit, so will take the puppa for a walk....Currently 6.8 C (looks like 44.8 F) expecting 13. or 55.4 F. I don't like the cold. Our hot weather is a nice dry heat which I enjoy. I not likey that muggy humid heat at all - thankfully we don't get much of that type of heat in my part of the country. Lovely chatting biggrin



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4:50 saturday afternoon here :)

it was fun to chat with you today

i'm going to get off the bed now and have some dinner, then see if i can sew a few things. then take a short walk when it cools down. in the 90's over here today

have a wonderful day stl.

5



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I take it at 7.30 AM. Sometimes I† sit with pill in hand waiting for the ding, other times phone dings and I do as soon as I can grab it. (never more than 5 mins) It in 9.17AM Sunday here



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what time do you take your pill stl? and what time is it now in your part of the world?

do you take it at exactly the same time? the last few days i sometimes i take it 5 or 10 min early cos i can't wait†blankstare



-- Edited by 5-1-18 on Saturday 23rd of June 2018 07:46:21 PM

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Good one 5...Was gunna take a stab in the dark and say probs bout 36 hours, knowing you take it very early morns, but also knowing there is a big difference in times dependent on where you all are in North America. The biggest difference for here is in summer when a couple of our states don't have daylight savings. During winter the diff between east and west is 2 hours. I know it is a lot more than that in your country.



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SeeTheLight wrote:

Not sure bout 5 Canuck. I know it will be a little after me, due to the country thing. I took my first pill Tuesday Morning May 1 at 7.30 AM so tomorrow morning at 7.30 AM (Monday Here) I will take pill number 56 and end of bottle number 2 22 3/4 hours away so would think 5 has between 24 and 48 hours left.


†yes, about 35 hours. it is 4:23 in the afternoon here



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Not sure bout 5 Canuck. I know it will be a little after me, due to the country thing. I took my first pill Tuesday Morning May 1 at 7.30 AM so tomorrow morning at 7.30 AM (Monday Here) I will take pill number 56 and end of bottle number 2 22 3/4 hours away so would think 5 has between 24 and 48 hours left.



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28 May 2018 4 weeks ALT 16 AST 23 ...... 23 July 2018 EOT ALT 23 AST 30



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hi C,

maraca's and macarena's , it's all happening.

harvoni came in bottles for me and blister pack for hubs. i liked the bottle cos i could use the weekly pill container.

well, since i went back in time with my pills [changed back to 3am from 3pm], my pills stop monday the 25 but at 3am† rather than 3pm west coast U.S. pacific time.†

i started on a tuesday so monday is the last pill [7 days to the week ]

so i take a pill at 3am sunday and monday and that's it...... less than 12 hours to 2nd to last pill, then 24 hrs from there to last pill.

so technically, 1 sleep till last pill. that would be sunday 3am -sleep. monday pill and it's over........when i go to sleep after that pill there will be no more pills .

that's funny, how many sleeps left.hahahahaha

your sense of humor has def made this a more fun ride C. thanks so much

5



-- Edited by 5-1-18 on Saturday 23rd of June 2018 07:21:00 PM

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5,†

How many sleeps??†

...it will be fun to have no pill to take when i get home from working monday nite." ...


I figured your May 1 SOT would put your last pill on Tues Jun 26??†

But, never mind, I never could add, or count.†

Just to keep ya busy and distracted from all that water intake drudgery/bathroom output duty. I'm going to find a poem for ya that I wrote about myself - if I can locate it!, it 'splains my inabilties/difficulites with math ... later.†wink†C.



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Tig, I think STL plays the maraca (with her rattle-y epcusa bottles), I remember that beat well myself†biggrin, but the Mav/Harv people are more the snap, crackle and pop accompaniment folk, rythmically popping those blister packs in time to the onward cure song! heehee

Wow, only 4 more sleeps 5!†

Love your oasis('s)! What is plural of oasis?†biggrin†C.



-- Edited by Canuck on Saturday 23rd of June 2018 07:06:09 PM

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Yes it has gone faster than expected. The first week seemed to be never ending. No doubt to do with the fears of how these magic beans would make me feel. Hope I can cope sort of things. what if what if lol....From there on its been a breeze. Glad you have managed to be in the run to the finish line now. Must be such an amazing feeling for you.



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Gen 3a Fibroscan 8.6 Epclusa 12 weeks commenced 1 May 2018 ALT 72 AST 67

28 May 2018 4 weeks ALT 16 AST 23 ...... 23 July 2018 EOT ALT 23 AST 30



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SeeTheLight wrote:

Good on you 5, you are doing fab!


†thanks STL , it did go by faster than i could imagine, even while working.

i'm so glad you are about to get into your last bottle too

and indeed, i am thankful i took this time off to relax and finish the tx.

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hi tig,

, yep 2 little pills in the weekly containter. so excited to be done with the treatment before i go back to work. it just makes it easier on me this way

it will be fun to have no pill to take when i get home from working monday nite.

i'm drinking water and relaxing, doing a few small projects that don't require much energy... took a short walk [yesterday] . and planning the same for this evening. just relaxing right now

i am catching up on lots of tv shows from amazon and netflix; even got a free week of hbo for this leg of the journey of resting a little more.

it's true what you said that it goes by fast... wow.



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HEY!! †5,

Whatís Sup? Youíre getting down to the wire. How does that bottle sound? Kind of like a maraca! Those last few pills must sound ominously loud right now. Exciting times,



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Good on you 5, you are doing fab!



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i did it! i dragged my tired body to the doctor today and got my medical time off. i go back to work monday, so that gave me 6.5 days off including my 3 days off and leaving work early monday.

i got my feet up and surrounded by water and remote controls.hahaha

i gained about 2 pounds but that will come off easily when i exercise regularly again; no worries about that.

and my skin stayed well during treatment , so my 2 worse fears of gaining too much weight and scary skin did not manifest. yay for my body

and UND. did manifest at 4 weeks. it's a beautiful thing.

ok, time to rest and relax; i had errands to run today and i am tired, but happy tired.

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woohoo canuck brought the white cake with white frosting, we are complete now!

yes, STL with uggs celebrating her up and coming 3rd bottle....woohoo. and that one will go just as fast

tig with disco moves and the party cruise

i'm so glad that pic was just right



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Good grief! Partying out of control! 5 booking off work, STL cracking open a third bottle. Tig twistin and shouting. And starting early too. Don't start without me! I'm still getting dressed. What - is this one of those long RAV type parties I have heard about that go on for days and days until everybody is out of everything? heehee. Um, will there be any cake?

Like .... this?

Image result for very high white cakes

Orrr, like this ...

sugary-and-buttery-coconut-almond-rafael

Orrr, this? ...

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Good for you 5, finally taking a couple days off for yourself, to make for an extra break at your EOT. You deserve a little bit of time. Heaven knows you certainly were dedicated to not let them be short at your workplace - I know you were "doin it" and could have done it - but I am glad you did decide to take the days off. Tig's right (as always) you HAVE done this right! We will all see, that one can have your cake AND eat it too!†biggrin†C.

I have to go off to google up uggs now!†confuse



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ahoy mates, get the disco ball ready, uggs and all†biggrinbiggrinbiggrin



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Our ship, train or plane is a come as you are and as my family and friends tell me, Iím glad youíre here, now we have somebody to drive! Iím the designated driver and car keys collector, wherever and whenever the need arises. Actually itís quite hilarious to watch people get silly throughout the party. With our new smartphones and cameras, I always have some photos I can use for future favors, if necessary, lol!

Don't worry about the bunions, weíve all got something that doesnít look like it did back in the 70ís! Boy do I ever.... I forgot about those crazy Afros! We did know how to have some fun. Good times!



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Glad alls going well 5....6 days to go and counting. Time does seem to be flying I have 5 left of bottle number 2 and† bottle number 3 ready to cruise on into EOT. (lot of numbers there ROFL) Ill be a little arriving at the party. Hope the ship doesn't leave without me.

Ill have to wear me uggies or thongs I fear....The platforms wont work with my bunions i'm afraid.† Ill have to cover the footwear up with my flares. Ive shrunk a few inches over the years so hope they will be long enough to cover these b.... feet. Flares are in good order and the bell sleeved top looks as good as it did in the seventies. Hope I the afro perm is not compulsory.

I will have to wait to let you know if I will be travelling on the alcohol flows free side of the ship Tig or the teatoatallers section. (Never been told not to drink in all these years, till the magic beans arrived and I was told no drinking while on treatment) LOL



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28 May 2018 4 weeks ALT 16 AST 23 ...... 23 July 2018 EOT ALT 23 AST 30

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The pic is great and perfectly sized! Iím looking through storage for that big Disco Ball, get ready to dance, Sister! Relax and enjoy your last few days, youíve done it right.†



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i know, right! , thnx for the post tig.

and i'll be taking my next 6 pills without having to go to work. i made up my mind to see the doc on thurs and get some med time off. just a short few days on top of my 3 days off but great timing

i'm taking my work tropper boots off and putting my feet up while i ease on into the EOT†

the time did go by fast and for me , my main focus was on taking my pill and drinking water while managing the sides.

i'm so excited , i just can't hide it...... more disco.hahahaha

me too, i loved disco, it was great exercise and fun

i do hope the doc sends my lab request by monday; but i'm sure it's still und

Image result for small disco dancer images

*tig, feel free to make smaller if we need it, i don't know how†



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Youíre getting close, girlfriend! The ďend is nearĒ... I expect you to have your dancing shoes brightly polished and ready to go. I think IĎll put you in charge of our upcoming cruise. Iím old enough to remember Disco and Iím giving you the first dance! Wait til you see my John Travolta moves, lol! Iíll probably pull a muscle... †wink

I know this is going to be a success!



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well, beyond my wildest dreams i seem to be able to work well enough..... i'm a big baby at work but at least i'm there.hahhahahhaa.

not really, i'm doing my job well but my bosses are being very kind to me.......knowing that at a drop of a hat i could be one for medical leave

i get to rest and sleep the other hours i'm not working so it's not too bad.

we are short handed this weekend so i'm thankful i'm not flat out.; if it wears me out i can take medical next weekend when other ppl will be back

so, water ,rest and gentle food is my thing right now , got to get ready for work soon-thankful to feel i can do it.



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