"What an amazing difference! You look so much happier! Thanks for sharing, as a mature transwoman I have been hoping for more transition stories from people older than 25 :p"
"You are amazing. All the hugs."
"Keep it up Ari! You look amazing! I's so glad YOU finally were able to spend time with your children (as your true self). Mine were 15(son) and 12(daughter) when I came out to them at 46. It's been a bumpy ride sometimes but sharing your stories has made it, for me and I'm sure others, a little smoother."
"All my thoughts, prayers and best wishes are on their way to you. You have inspired me and, I’m sure, so many others. You’ve got this covered!"
"Good luck with coming out at work! That's very scary and I am thinking about you."
"So happy for my friend Ari!"
Your courage and strength is very admirable to all walks of life. Your children see that very same character which inspires their very soul. You are a beautiful woman. Continue to walk tall, each and every day forward will have no limits.
"I love your story and thanks for sharing. It is nice to see that somebody on this journey is making it happen."
"You’re a wonderful example for all of us! I’m so happy for you that your children are accepting and embracing you! I can clearly see a difference in these photos of how happy you are now, and it just warms my heart. Also, you’re absolutely gorgeous! Be well, and enjoy these moments!"
"Holy @%*! you look so much like me in your old pics... that gives me so much hope."
"Ariana, Thanks so much for sharing. It is great to hear how well things are going for you. I wish you all the best things."
"Congrats Ariana, you are a great inspiration and always so positive, which I believe is the hallmark of any successful transition."
"You miss are an awesome parent."
"Love this post Ari! It brought tears to my eyes and hope for me that I'll reach that point too someday!" :)
Thank you for being so beautiful, and so public about your life. It means a lot that I could someday hope to be more like you. I wish you nothing but happiness. Please continue to smile <3 The world needs more girls like us to smile and be happy.