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December 16, 2018

All caught up with posts now! I never got to do a THANK YOU FOR 25,000 FOLLOWERS POST! My tumblr blog hit that number about 30 days ago and that is with me blocking well over a thousand porn blogs who kept re-blogging my posts despite the fact that I have never posted any NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 16, 2018

Dumping a bunch of my drafts from Instagram that never made it to my blog. These are from the last two months or so. I hope tumblr survives this nonsense they have decided to pull, because a lot of LGBTQ+ people are on here that like myself share their lives and experiences without posting NSFW

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December 9, 2018

I am a special snowflake!! Notice the earrings? 😉 Tonight I am going to be streaming rocket league and maybe some other games. I will be switching back to streaming my 486 retro pc build very soon though! Join if you can tonight! (12/8/2018) -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my

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December 6, 2018

The tree is up and on queue here comes the snow.. -Ariana originally posted on Instagram on 11/24 – https://ift.tt/2P1WJgZ

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December 5, 2018

originally posted on Thanksgiving on my Instagram..A reminder today that no person on the face of this planet should have the ability to define who you are other than you. Don’t give others the ability to harm you by letting their lack of acceptance, outright disapproval, or downright hateful words enter into your opinion of

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December 3, 2018

Short stream tonight previewing the 486 and Pentium Retro builds I am working on. Tonight I am just going to be testing the other processors I have available to make sure they are all still functional. This will be a short chill and chat stream while I get this done. More later in the week!

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November 29, 2018

Special Holiday Sweater Edition Ari! posted on Instagram – https://ift.tt/2Q6rshR-Ariana

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November 28, 2018

Streaming Rocket League with friends for a little bit tonight 🙂 Please join if you can. 11/27/2018 starting about 9:45pm. -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch, or if you would like to help support my channel then please subscribe to

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November 26, 2018

Starting up a fairly late stream for a Sunday, but hey there is a blizzard warning so why not stay warm and cozy with some Rocket League 😉 -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch, or if you would like to

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November 23, 2018

Retro DOS PC Motherboard Testing Chill Stream! What? Well, how do you do Thanksgiving?? 😉 Tonight I will be testing out a motherboard and two processors along with some components for one of three retro PC builds I will be streaming. Please join for the stream tonight if you can! Stream countdown starting at 9:15pm Central.

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November 21, 2018

Google photos surprised me with a fun “then and now” pic. These are about 2 years apart 😉 I have not changed where I part my hair. When I first got my Galaxy8, I realized it was flipping the perspective and corrected it later. 😁 -Arianaposted on Instagram – https://ift.tt/2RGZBBH

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November 18, 2018

Back from seeing the movie Overlord, now doing a late night stream so I don’t have nightmares about Zombies and Secret Labs. Stream countdown starting right now! -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch, or if you would like to help

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Post-Op with No Regrets

November 17, 2018

Post-Op with No Regrets

ariana-tg: Post-Op with No Regrets by Ariana Danielle Wojcik  11/15/2018 You have probably seen certain headlines or heard certain talking points being discussed over the airwaves such as these: “Sex Reassignment Doesn’t Work!” “De-transitioners and Transgender Regret” “Sex Change Horror Story” et al. Exactly one incredible year ago today, and three years after beginning hormone

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Post-Op with No Regrets

November 15, 2018

Post-Op with No Regrets

Post-Op with No Regrets by Ariana Danielle Wojcik  11/15/2018 You have probably seen certain headlines or heard certain talking points being discussed over the airwaves such as these: “Sex Reassignment Doesn’t Work!” “De-transitioners and Transgender Regret” “Sex Change Horror Story” et al.   Exactly one incredible year ago today, and three years after beginning hormone

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November 12, 2018

Yesterday I did a no makeup, not feeling well post.. today it’s suddenly below freezing outside, but I feel better and did all the things 😉 It appears it’s time to snowbunny up! -Ariana originally posted on Instagram 11/9/2018 – https://ift.tt/2qGjWvH

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November 12, 2018

Stream Starting 11/11/2018 7:45 pm Central Time for some more retro computer streaming. I will start off with Gorf on the Vic-20 followed by other games now that I can play them with no capture delay while also capturing them for the stream 🙂 -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my

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November 9, 2018

Below is a backlogged post originally from Instagram. For those that want to follow me more real time on there please send me a message and I may give you a link. I tend to post regularly on there then most of the posts also end up on tumblr later. While compliments and well wishes

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November 8, 2018

Stream starting at 9pm Central – 11/07/2018 – Tonight I will be playing Rocket League with some friends and will return to Retro Computer Gaming this weekend.  Please join if you can tonight 🙂 -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch,

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November 5, 2018

ariana-tg: Streaming today! Retro Computing Stream at long last! 11/04/2018 After lots of work, I will be testing out my retro streaming setup today as well as just chatting with you all to catch up. I have been away from streaming for far too long. I hope you can join our lgbtq+ friendly channel and

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November 4, 2018

Streaming today! Retro Computing Stream at long last! 11/04/2018 After lots of work, I will be testing out my retro streaming setup today as well as just chatting with you all to catch up. I have been away from streaming for far too long. I hope you can join our lgbtq+ friendly channel and hang

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Happy Re-Birthday to Me! 4 years HRT and Post-Op

November 2, 2018

Happy Re-Birthday to Me! 4 years HRT and Post-Op

ariana-tg: Happy Re-Birthday to Me! – (NOTE: Re-blogging because tumblr was stripping away all of the 2018 images but I have corrected it -Ari) Sorry this is a long post and you may have to manually load the later images due to post restrictions! I am adding onto the post I did last year at

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Happy Re-Birthday to Me! 4 years HRT and Post-Op

October 31, 2018

Happy Re-Birthday to Me! 4 years HRT and Post-Op

Happy Re-Birthday to Me! Sorry this is a long post and you may have to manually load the later images due to post restrictions! I am adding onto the post I did last year at this time, describing how I have been doing as my transition and post-op life progress. Today is the 4-year mark

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October 29, 2018

Happy Halloween! Pics from last night’s Zombie Pub Crawl. I was a recently zombified away team science officer. You can see my phaser burns (and rotting wounds) on my arms in some of the pics. It was a blast! 😉 My phaser is a vintage toy from 1976. -Arianamaidenariana.com

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October 28, 2018

New top Tuesday (10/23/2018)! This find from Ross goes surprisingly well with my new highlights, even the peekaboo pink ones 😉 After the rough start to the week regarding the latest attack on people like me from the white house, I am back at full strength. Thanks for all of the kind messages and support.

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October 26, 2018

Originally posted to Instagram 10/20/2018 – A shoutout to my colorist for this amazing update to my hair. Britney is the best! Believe it or not, these photos are all with no filter, I only used the automatic “fix lighting” feature on the ones with my leather jacket because they were a bit dark. So

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October 24, 2018

(posted to instagram Oct 11th – this one didn’t cross post because of some error with the animation pic)  Today was a blast. My boss’s boss flew to town to take out our entire team to finally celebrate that giant project deployment I was a key part of this year. In fact she made a

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October 23, 2018

backlogged post from Saturday.. Hello Saturday morning.. why oh why did I spend Friday evening traveling to and from my small town roots to raid my parents basement and get to bed at 2am? Oh yeah.. I recovered tons of my old forgotten software and games for my retro PC build project. Streaming plans! 😉

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October 23, 2018

Anonymous: Hey You look like Pam Beesly Like wow I certainly take that as a compliment, and you are not the first person who has said it. I think I just give off a similar vibe more than anything though.

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October 23, 2018

Ever notice how certain hair styles call for wearing certain types of tops or outfits? Such as “wholesome ari” over here.. -Ariana

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October 21, 2018

Still backlogged on posts.. this was posted last monday on my instagram… We had some unusually hot weather here the last couple of days. I was able to break out my red dress one more time for the office before the much cooler weather hits on Thursday. We are now working on bringing some new

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October 18, 2018

What a date night would be like with me.. Army of Darkness shown at a Brew and View in an old Railroad Roundhouse.. 😘 -Ariana Alas this night was just with friends..

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October 17, 2018

Last Saturday I attended my friend’s annual Pumpkin Carving Party. I dressed for the event with appropriate colors and some slightly cheesy jack-o-lantern earrings I found on clearance at Michael’s. The gathering was so much fun. I baked some gluten free dairy free pumpkin bread muffins to bring and the pumpkin I carved was the

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October 14, 2018

Last Friday night was date night.. number 2 in fact.. it went very well.. and look at my fortune I also got that week. What is this witchcraft?? -Ariana

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October 12, 2018

Me rockin’ the new pink hair at the office last week Thursday 😉 The long gray hallways were the perfect color for once 😊😉 -Ariana

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October 10, 2018

I got a little behind in posting this week. Busy busy! My new multi-dimensional pink hair is still settling in. I continue to love it! These pics are from last Tuesday 😉 -Ariana

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October 9, 2018

Phase 2! Well.. the final product will actually involve some fading of the intense pink (it’s so fun this bright though) after about two washes. This was intentionally extra bright so that my new color will last a while. I absolutely love having this multi-dimensional color to go with my cut that is also multi-dimensional.

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October 7, 2018

(backlog post from last week, almost caught up! ) Let’s call this phase one as my colorist (who happens to be a very good friend) and I are talking over a couple of tweaks that we are going to do. The result here I still find very pretty, but it ended up a little more

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October 6, 2018

Bye bye blonde?? …. check back later 🙂-Ariana

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October 6, 2018

(another backlogged post from my drafts.. I have been busy! busy!) $7.00 dress making it’s first appearance at the office. This dress is comfortably lined for today’s chilly 60 degree weather 😉 -Ariana

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October 6, 2018

(missed this post in my drafts) Help! I can’t resist ze pumpkin o’s! Goodnight sweet followers.. may you too dream of Trader Joe’s Pumpkin O’s! But seriously, help me! I can’t resist ze pumpkin o’s!-Ariana

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October 1, 2018

(oops! I have a backlog of drafts.. this is over a week old! But, here you go.. ) Project Deployment Update.. Closed and Completed! After a few days of post implementation monitoring my recent project I would’nt shut up about has been deemed a success! Go team! On Wednesday, we planned our next quarter of

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October 1, 2018

(oops! I have a backlog of drafts.. this is 2 weeks old! But, here you go.. ) Taking advantage of both this weather and working from home with another lunchtime bike ride. I did over 9 miles again then stopped at my local Jalapeno Grille to ride home with some barbacoa and cilantro tacos 😉

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September 25, 2018

My Sunday consisted of strong soccer mom vibes. There was even a trip to Costco involved to stock up on toiletries 😊 -Ariana

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September 24, 2018

I do love living close enough to the city to enjoy a night like this. My friends and I had dinner downtown, watched our mutual friend kill it in an improv show, then we hit a couple of clubs. 3AM bed time is the best bed time! -Ariana

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September 23, 2018

dawrenchman: What part of the Midwest are you from? I get this question a lot.. I am just under 30 miles from the heart of the city of Chicago. Posting later today about my Saturday night out in the city in fact.

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September 20, 2018

This Saturday I made it to the “vintage computer festival midwest” for some seriously fun geek out time 😎 I met some awesome tinkerers (including some I had previously met via social media such as @commodorez ). I came home with a small haul of stuff for my vintage Atari 800XL. I was tempted to

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September 17, 2018

A queued post that was late from Thursday…My new favorite dress (see post last week) made an appearance at the office today. To wind down, I decided to finally watch Atomic Blonde and opened a bottle of sparkling wine that someone left at my place after my birthday celebration this summer. It’s very sweet, but

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September 15, 2018

When you finally hit that do or die week before a project deployment that is the culmination of 10 long months of work, it apparently is time for a selfie photo session! I am feeling good about all that my team has accomplished and I personally went above and beyond what was expected many times

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September 13, 2018

Time to Stream!  After a month of working my little tail off on a major deployment project, I am finally having a week where there is not as much pressure. As a result, I am going to stream for a bit tonight. Please stop by my channel to say “hey, I’m from tumblr!” if you

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September 13, 2018

A Visit With My Aunt I went shopping recently to find a bargain dress to wear for a family visit with my Aunt, whom I have not seen in years. Needless to say there have been just a few changes in my life 😉 I wanted to look my best and I think I found

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September 8, 2018

Yay for fall colors! My big project is deploying next weekend because there was another group with a large deployment already scheduled this weekend. This project will finally come to a close soon! -Ariana

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September 6, 2018

After several weeks of working weekends my project deployment actually had to be backed out late last night due to server and DB conversion issues. The people on those teams are going to work out those issues this week. So, I have to work one more Sunday next weekend to finally see the fruits of

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September 2, 2018

At times I feel like maybe I should be looking harder for something else in my life and that maybe it might be right under my nose.. -Ariana

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September 1, 2018

It’s a go! The mega colossal project I have been working on is moving into production Saturday and Sunday! I am feeling good about where we are at with it and can’t wait to put all of these extra work hours behind me for a while. This girl needs to live a little again. Now

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August 31, 2018

So I was just being sneaky in my last post. All I did to my hair was creatively pin it back in a hair clip 😉 I am thinking about going a little shorter but not even close to that short. I kind of liked it though! -Ariana

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August 31, 2018

Your girl did WHAT to her hair?! -Ariana

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August 30, 2018

My work project saga continues but we have a tentative Go decision so yay! -Ariana

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August 29, 2018

In the waning weeks of my current project I have now helped identify and remove 7 major bugs that would have cost my company dearly if they weren’t crushed. We are still in the home stretch and I am trying to stay at the top of my game despite the fatigue! -Ariana

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August 29, 2018

Hi all, I have been working my hinder off! I pulled off a week and a half like no other in my I.T. career. I don’t even know how many total hours it ended up being, but I played a major role in solving four critical issues that were holding up our project deployment. Here

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August 17, 2018

Work has been brutal the past few days but progress is being made. -Ariana

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August 14, 2018

When your outfit for the office makes you feel like you are ready for anything.. it’s a good day 😉 Good thing too because today was a tough one! -Ariana

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August 13, 2018

A pic that google photos surprised me with this week. These are two years apart, both taken on August 9th. My now blonde hair is in a pony tail on the right and now stretches down between my shoulder blades. I am tempted to cut it soon to get ALL my curls back 😉 -Ariana

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August 12, 2018

9 mile bike ride today.. nearly ate it twice! I need some new tires. They are practically bald, but I have too many other expenses at the moment. -Ariana

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August 11, 2018

A hot and humid day today called for a long pony tail and an A line dress as my work ootd 😉 oops.. this was a draft from Thursday! -Ariana

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August 4, 2018

Tonight it’s sushi followed by a cidery 😉 It’s hot outside but we will be playing bags at the cidery if we can grab the set. Several friends are heading out, this should be fun! -Ariana

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August 3, 2018

Major website update! I have been a busy bee working to get my blog entries cross-posted and presentable on my personal website for transgender advocacy. Head over to http://arianadanielle.com to see my latest modifications to the website. The timeline code I was specifically modifying can now be found at: http://arianadanielle.com/full-timeline  The timeline is massive so

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August 1, 2018

Today is our outdoor company picnic and it has a western theme.. okay let’s do this! -Ariana

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July 27, 2018

07/26/2018 Hi all! I am returning to streaming tonight. It should be at least a 90 minute stream starting by 9pm central. I will be playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds and possibly some Fortnite. Come say Hi if you can. I am trying to gauge if I should continue streaming or not these days. I will

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July 14, 2018

Streaming tonight! I promised I wasn’t done streaming games on Twitch and I am keeping that promise. It has just been a very busy summer! 😉 I hope there are still some of my viewers out there who will join me. I hope to stream this Sunday evening as well.  Once I stop showing off

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July 14, 2018

I present to you “summer dress in car” and “summer dress in random bathroom with slate tile”. 😅😊😊😁 -Ariana

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July 8, 2018

Have to love a day that starts with lunch and a walk in the forest preserve with someone very special, followed by swimming and a night with perfect weather for a summer dress! -Ariana

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July 8, 2018

After a slow start today and feeling a little down, I managed to get myself put together for some fun at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. I met up with a group of friends and witnessed some shows I had not seen before there. I recommend Cirque De Sewer. It was an acrobatic show with live

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June 20, 2018

Anonymous: Serious question. Do you ever get tired of people telling you how hot/beautiful you are? I mean, it’s totally true, of course. I’m just curious if hearing it ever gets old. On the contrary, there are times where I see those messages after spending time being misgendered and deadnamed by family members. So no,

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June 13, 2018

An Update About How Life is Going for Ariana (Including Dating) – June 13, 2018 This long post is a general update with many pictures spread throughout, because it has been too long since I did a proper write-up. I have not been streaming or writing longer blog posts much lately because I have been

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June 6, 2018

Get yourself a girl that can magically change her looks 😉 hang on.. that CIA recruiter is calling again.. Ariana http://maidenariana.com p.s. don’t worry I am still blonde and my hair is still long 😉

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June 5, 2018

I worked in the office today and got home kind of late. I am tired but feeling happy. I seem to have found my groove and there is a lovely rhythm to my life lately. It is a great feeling and I don’t want to lose it 😉 Ariana

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June 3, 2018

Quick Goodwill and grocery run on a gorgeous but super windy day. Good thing I decided to go back to my natural curls for the day 😉🌞👱‍♀️ Ariana

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June 3, 2018

Speaking of swimsuits, my friend Colleen offered up her pool for an impromptu pool party! I love the summer! 😉 Ariana

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June 2, 2018

Swimsuit shopping today with an incredible groupon deal. I went home with two of these. I loved the way the aqua one looked, but it HURT in the chest 😉 ready for pool parties! 👙💦🌞 Ariana

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June 2, 2018

An extra helping of Ari for the weekend.. 😉 I am a busy girl! Hoping to write up a longer life update very soon for pride month! Ariana

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May 31, 2018

Your update for today.. it’s sunny with a chance of blonde 😉 Ariana http://arianadanielle.com http://maidenariana.com

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May 31, 2018

Surprise Wednesday night stream!  I will be firing up my stream at 9:30pm CST tonight 5/30/2018 for some Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds gameplay. Come hang out and chat in an LGBTQ+ friendly channel!  -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch, or if

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May 30, 2018

You all are too kind. To answer a recent Ask.. Yes, I am having more fun as a blonde 😉 Ariana

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May 29, 2018

An update.. so after flying so high and loving the sun in my bathing suit, the next day my AC died. DEAD. KAPUT. I stayed overnight with my amazing friends Dan and Krystyna. I spent time being on their Twitch stream with them (follow them at twitch.tv/andguards). One of their cats Dizzy, was consoling me

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May 28, 2018

Hey all, my air conditioning is dead in 90+ degree heat. I am staying with my friends who also stream. They are going to be attempting to stream the new Bless Online MMO. I will be hovering in the background watching and commenting on stream here and there. Their Twitch channel name is http://twitch.tv/andguardsGo follow

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May 27, 2018

ariana-tg: 93 degrees.. so time to hit the pool 😉 and catch some sun! 🌞 This is a momentous day finally being at the pool in a bathing suit all healed from my surgery. I didn’t shy away from the pool pre-surgery and went many times during my transition but now.. it is so different.

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May 27, 2018

93 degrees.. so time to hit the pool 😉 and catch some sun! 🌞 This is a momentous day finally being at the pool in a bathing suit all healed from my surgery. I didn’t shy away from the pool pre-surgery and went many times during my transition but now.. it is so different. All

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May 25, 2018

After being sick for nearly 7 days, I made it out to the salon during my lunch hour and they helped bring me back to life 😉 Ariana

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May 20, 2018

I am feeling a little under the weather. I developed a shrimp allergy apparently and my throat swelled twice this weekend. Benadryl took care of it but it is still sore. No more shellfish for me 😭 My hair however, is golden 👑 Ariana

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May 18, 2018

Greeting my day off like.. ooh sunshine! #nomakeup #nofilter Ariana

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May 17, 2018

It’s #NationalWearAClubbingTopToWorkDay !! Says me! It’s my invention 🙂 -Ariana

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May 10, 2018

My look for the office today.. most of it courtesy of Charming Charlie, even the top 😉 I made a last minute necklace change and wore the smaller one. I spent about an hour tonight talking with a trans girl that is about to have her surgery. She is facing what I faced almost 6

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May 6, 2018

This weekend I am having a blast reconnecting with a bunch of old friends at a gaming convention in Milwaukee. I totally got my geek on with a WWI themed dress for part of the event and flew rather well considering how long it has been. This is a great group of people and I

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May 3, 2018

jaceyjay: transos: Hey everyone,I am calling on all of you to help me get an app started and off the ground, the idea is that you can open it up and get some good vibes from anonymous people, and I if anyone is willing can you please send me a short story or just general

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May 2, 2018

Today during my lunch hour I biked to my local Jalapeno Grille for some take out barbacoa tacos. Just some waterproof eye liner, sunscreen infused moisturizer, and tinted lip balm was all I went with 😉 -Ariana http://arianadanielle.com http://maidenariana.com

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May 2, 2018

Before you ask.. it’s just a hair clip 😉 Over 80 degrees here today! Time for a light dress and sandals! -Ariana

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May 1, 2018

More pics of today’s outfit. I stopped at my friend Victoria’s but she wanted me to keep it a Secret 🤣 http://arianadanielle.com http://maidenariana.com -Ariana

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April 30, 2018

Got up early to take my time getting ready for the office today. My friend Britney styled my hair yesterday after a pedicure and I wanted to take full advantage of showing off the blonde with some denim 😉 More posts with more significant write ups soon. I have been enjoying the nice weather and

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April 26, 2018

Firing up the twitch stream in 5 minutes! going to play Sea of Thieves with CrusaderQuinn.  -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch, or if you would like to help support my channel then please subscribe to channel either by credit

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April 17, 2018

Hi all, I had a stretch of some long & busy days & weeks. I will be back streaming on twitch soon. I have a suggestion though.. go follow http://twitch.tv/andguards they are friends of mine streaming WoW as a couple & making a push to reach #twitchaffiliate they are lgbt friendly 😉 https://t.co/R7zTtMfzTu If you

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April 15, 2018

Anonymous: Have you tried rocking a bathing suit sence your surgery Oh I wore them before surgery and swam often so you know I will most certainly continue enjoying swimming even more knowing that there is even less to worry about. If winter will finally go get some sleep they might finally open the pool

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April 7, 2018

Hitting Chicago tonight. Hope it’s as ready as I am for a night out 😉 -Ariana

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April 2, 2018

Streaming again! I took most of March off of streaming, but I am back. Please join our little community reunion 🙂  -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow on Twitch, or if you would like to help support my channel then please subscribe

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April 1, 2018

Guess who went back to blonde yesterday! 😉 My colorist thought it was going to take even one more treatment to get to this point but my hair had other ideas yesterday and I am already VERY blonde for the warmer weather (which I hope is right around the corner).  I am so happy to

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March 25, 2018

Time for another quarterly work trip to Birmingham, AL 😉 Mid-transition and pre-op, these (4 times a year) trips were stress inducing affairs. I would spend every free moment days beforehand trying to plan what to pack and running errands to make sure I had everything I could possibly need. The first few of these

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March 14, 2018

Ready for my close up? No real point to this post other than to say that I am feeling confident, healthy, and happy 😉 -Ariana http://maidenariana.com http://arianadanielle.com

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March 10, 2018

It was a very busy week at work. However, I managed to get out and meet someone for sushi on Thursday and then tonight I had a great time at a friend’s place for a triple movie night 🙂 It’s nice when a long week closes with lots of laughs and socializing! As you can

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March 5, 2018

Are you okay? It was about this time of year you reached out to me.. a timid voice wondering if it was okay even to ask me a question. You saw me as someone who had made it. A happy face that had walked the path you knew you had no choice but to begin

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March 5, 2018

Hey everyone, I had an entire weekend of sunshine in my area. It was glorious. I also took my daughter out driving for the first time! I know what you are thinking, but she did great and I am a very even-tempered person. I think that helps her stay calm. At least, I hope it

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March 1, 2018

Today was a work from home day followed by taking my mom to Ikea for Swedish meatballs for her recent birthday (we are Swedish). Luv Ikea 😉 -Ariana

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February 28, 2018

Just some work week looks I have been posting this week on my Twitter ( http://twitter.com/ariana_T_G) This is a busy week but it’s beautiful outside. Wish I could be out there to enjoy it more! Hopefully it will be as nice this weekend. Have a great week all! -Ariana

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February 26, 2018

Wow, Hi 17k followers! I am about to fire up my Twitch stream. I played a couple of PUBG matches before hand to hopefully get the kinks out.  While the countdown is happening, feel free to read my last post about my Friday night here: https://tmblr.co/Z5LQ2m2VXLeXf Also, I really would appreciate it if those who use

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February 25, 2018

Friday Night Kurt Cobain Birthday Celebration feat: Smells Like Nirvana at The House of Blues – 20180223 My friend Claire offered up some free tickets to this great show (listed above) so we took the train in for a night to remember.  We had some ‘mixed drinks’ during the train ride and arrived in Chicago

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February 25, 2018

chuckb-maine: Ariana, I’m curious to know if in the future, if you will referring to yourself as a “woman” rather then “TG”? I’m curious to know, because as you said the body now matches the mind.” Yes my body now matches my mind and I am incredibly happy. However, I own the fact that I

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February 24, 2018

Anonymous: Hi Ariana how tall are you??? 🙂 I am 5′11 if I am wearing shoes with no heel.

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February 23, 2018

A Walk Through Ariana’s Thursday 20180222 This is just a post about my Thursday from this week (yesterday). I was invited to dinner by a friend and she and I planned to meet not too far from my office after work. As a result, I tried to plan an outfit that I would be comfortable

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Sara Rose’s YouCaring

February 23, 2018

Sara Rose’s YouCaring

Sara Rose’s YouCaring crusaderquinn: transgender-rose: After a few months of discussion with my friend @crusaderquinn, we have set up a YouCaring to help me with getting to Seattle. I really want to start my life over on my own and we agreed this was a good way to start. I understand not everyone will be

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February 22, 2018

Firing up my stream for a quick hour before the US Women’s Hockey Team game airs 🙂 If anyone wants to join in I am going to be testing out some new stream gadgets and chatting with viewers. Then, we will be discussing the hockey game on Discord. -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My

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February 21, 2018

Hey everyone, look who found a perfect top to match her Butterfly Queen polish!  Standing up to Negative Facebook Comments I wanted to do a quick post to share something I added as a comment on Facebook. This was something I posted in defense of a young transgender woman who contacted me through a friend.

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February 20, 2018

Still have a little eyeliner to get rid of and that was my last makeup wipe.. will you go to the drugstore for me? Seriously though… 😉 -Ariana

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February 17, 2018

Selfie Blast 🙂  I had time to do my makeup at a leisurely pace today and I think it shows on my eyes in particular. I did something different with my eye shadow colors. It is actually 5 colors blended lightly 🙂 I am wearing the same top I wore to work on Thursday because

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February 15, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is me silently hearing your responses in the comments.. 😉 After my crazy fun Galentine’s Day (night) celebration yesterday that went into the wee hours of the morning, I took tonight easy and went out to drop off some stuff at the library, picked up a couple of cheap tops at

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February 14, 2018

Happy Galentine’s Day 2018 🙂 I was invited to a Galentine’s day celebration last night (02/13) at a Wine Bar with a bunch of my girlfriends. It was amazing but dangerous as they give you a card that you swipe to fill your glass with either a taste, half, or full glass of wine! Thankfully,

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February 12, 2018

Different lighting, same happy girl 😉 #nofilter Happy Despite My Circumstances – 20180211 I currently have $-9.80 in my bank account. A large check that I post dated was somehow processed early anyway so that is a bit of a mess. I complained and the bank said there was nothing they could do. Checks are

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February 10, 2018

Saturday 02/10/2018: Weekend streaming time 🙂 Starting very soon, I will be continuing to work on winning another chicken dinner playing Player Unkown’s Battlegrounds (that’s what they call a win). Please come and join our LGBTQ+ friendly community. Don’t forget to follow on Twitch so you can easily find us again! Also, please remember to

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February 10, 2018

Anonymous: Hey, you’re super cute and inspirational. Keep being amazing. Have a nice day, sorry for the anon! Thanks little grey faced round headed sunglass wearing emoji 😉

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February 10, 2018

Hey all, I am going to stream tonight. Starting time will be 9:30pm central. Please remember to renew your free Amazon Prime/Twitch Prime subscriptions if you support my stream and have not already renewed 🙂 I also have a donation goal going tonight.. a pizza fund 😉  -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing

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Follow her!

February 8, 2018

Follow her!

Follow her! Trying to help this lovely person make affiliate on twitch. Please go follow her right now. She is live atm! Her channel is lgbt friendly! -Ariana

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February 8, 2018

Hi tumblr 🙂 I have shaken off the winter blahs. Today is a good day. This is going to sound weird, but I think I have been harboring some low level anxiety about my health ever since my surgery on November 15th. It is as if I have been waiting for something to bad to

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February 6, 2018

I had serious winter blahs today. My solution was to get dressed up even though the only excuse I had to brave the winter weather advisory was a quick trip to the bank. It made me feel a little better. I want a spring day, and I want to ride my mountain bike :-/ I

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February 5, 2018

Congrats Philadelphia! Happy Super Bowl Sunday all! I ended up not having the time to write up the rest of the story from my San Francisco trip yet. I well do so ASAP! -Ariana

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February 2, 2018

Late start (went out for margheritas), but streaming some #PUBG tonight! #twitchaffiliate #girlstreamers #transgamergirl – starting in a few moments! http://twitch.tv/maidenariana -Ariana

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January 29, 2018

Around 9pm central (01/28/2018) these three #transgamergirls along with another friend are about to take on #PUBG squad matches on twitch. Tune in! Multitwitch link to see all 3:  http://bit.ly/2rLA7v1  http://twitch.tv/maidenariana **ALSO** Twitch had some issues and I lost ALL of my subs. If you want to continue supporting my stream please renew your sub

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January 29, 2018

Ariana Invades San Francisco – 01/20/2018 Part 2 – (see my blog history for part 1) I woke up feeling great on my first full day in San Francisco. My friend Jo and I planned to visit the Golden Gate Bridge. We got ready as fast as we could sharing only one bathroom and we

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January 26, 2018

ariana-tg: Ariana Invades San Francisco – 01/19/2018 Part 1 I may have spoiled the full story a little with some teasers in earlier posts both here and on twitter (http://twitter.com/ariana_T_G). However, over the next couple of days I am going to post about my trip to San Francisco that took place last weekend. The pic

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January 25, 2018

Ariana Invades San Francisco – 01/19/2018 Part 1 I may have spoiled the full story a little with some teasers in earlier posts both here and on twitter (http://twitter.com/ariana_T_G). However, over the next couple of days I am going to post about my trip to San Francisco that took place last weekend. The pic above

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January 22, 2018

I am safely back home after my trip to San Francisco. I will post pics and a write up of my experiences there later as there is lots to do yet tonight before I go into the office again tomorrow. It will be a tired Monday for me but it was so worth it! -Ari

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January 21, 2018

No way we were going to miss this chance to march while in San Francisco! -Ari

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January 19, 2018

So, I was offered a chance to go to San Francisco for a two day stay (free airfare and hotel) and I am now here! More details later and expect a photo roll post sometime Sunday night! -Ari

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January 17, 2018

Please Help If You Can Hi all. This week, I have hit a stress level that no one should have to deal with. I have been going back and forth with my insurance company and the intermediary company that handles mental health coverage. After following the WPATH guidelines with my surgeon’s office, counselor, and psychiatrist,

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January 17, 2018

Just a quick outfit of the day post. I don’t do light colored matte lip colors often.. but when I do, I prefer magnetic matte 😉 -Ariana http://arianadanielle.com

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January 16, 2018

theqmmunity: goluckydanny: queerised: sushinfood: cocaineteas: This is why it’s so important for parents to support their trans kids. I love this video This made me cry. YES. If you’re looking for more greats stats on the protective factors of family acceptance check out The Family Acceptance Project!!!

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January 15, 2018

Tonight I hosted a game night for a bunch of friends. Eight of those that I invited braved the snow. I hooked up a media pc I put together so we could playJackbox Trivia games on Steam. We ended up playing those for a large portion of the night (it’s so much fun!). We then

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January 14, 2018

Saturday Night Stream 😉 01/12/2018 Starting at 9:15 pm central! Time for some games! Probably going to be streaming Battlegrounds tonight along with the usual friendly community chat on my channel.  Come join us! -Ariana My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Landing Page about my Twitch Channel: http://maidenariana.com Please give me a follow there, or

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Ariana Danielle on Twitter

January 12, 2018

Ariana Danielle on Twitter My contribution thread to the new trans twitter trend #MyNameIs

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January 12, 2018

Jan 11 2018 Stream firing up soon! Should be up and running by 10 pm central, which is a little later than I normally try and start on Thursday nights but it couldn’t be helped today. I am going to stream for a while tonight. Not sure which games it will be or if will

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January 12, 2018

Guess who had an 8 week followup with her surgeon this week.. I did! Guess who got a clean bill of health and does not have to go back for 3 months.. this girl! Guess who is very happy about that.. hey.. how did you guess?? 😉 😉 😉 -Ariana

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January 10, 2018

At long last, almost 8 weeks after my surgery, I returned to the office on Monday. It was a good day and it went by fast as I was able to get a lot done. It was complete with a lunch outing involving most of my team. We tried a new deli that had gluten

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January 9, 2018

After a looong day today driving to and from the office (getting home took forever since I had errands to run), I am watching the Alabama game cheering on the team of most of my co-workers from the home office #rolltide 😉 #nofilter

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January 7, 2018

ariana-tg: ariana-tg: Time for a Stream! I will be firing up my Twitch stream today roughly around 3:15pm central. At first, I will be chatting with whoever jumps on while I do some overlay work for the channel. Then, we will move into some PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and possibly some Jack Box 3 party games depending

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January 7, 2018

ariana-tg: Time for a Stream! I will be firing up my Twitch stream today roughly around 3:15pm central. At first, I will be chatting with whoever jumps on while I do some overlay work for the channel. Then, we will move into some PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and possibly some Jack Box 3 party games depending on

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January 7, 2018

Time for a Stream! I will be firing up my Twitch stream today roughly around 3:15pm central. At first, I will be chatting with whoever jumps on while I do some overlay work for the channel. Then, we will move into some PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and possibly some Jack Box 3 party games depending on audience

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January 7, 2018

Hey tumblr.. I just wanted to say a quick thank you for 15,000 followers. I am glad my blog is enjoyed by so many people. I know from the messages and feedback I receive that many of you are not just here chasing selfie pics. It has been a wild three years! Knowing that my

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I do use Twitter btw.. 😉

January 5, 2018

I do use Twitter btw.. 😉 Check out @ariana_T_G’s Tweet:

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January 3, 2018

** Announcing My New Twitch Channel Landing Page ** I had promised an announcement with the new year and that is what this post is about. I have been working on a web page dedicated to my Twitch channel.  Please check it out at:  http://maidenariana.com If you have not visited Twitch before, thinking it is

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January 1, 2018

NYE at the Chicago Lake Front 12/31/2017 Here is a more complete post from NYE as promised 🙂 The view from the balcony was very pretty. and so was the lobby (pretty!) Time to get ready for the party.. ^^ Dress and accessories on ^^ ^^ Lip color done ^^ Now all that’s left is

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January 1, 2018

The party is commencing! 😉 Happy New Year! Ari

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December 31, 2017

Heading to the city! Time to party it up! -Ari

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December 31, 2017

Anonymous: im in lesbian with you! – #transisbeautiful The 2018 slogan we have all been waiting for.. #iminlesbianwithyou 🙂

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December 31, 2017

All Good Here! I received some messages of people just checking to make sure I was okay because I had not posted much this week. That was sweet, but rest assured, I am doing well. I was working from home this week and I also was working on a side project in the evenings which

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December 27, 2017

Anonymous: why are you so damn beautiful Almond milk?

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December 26, 2017

Hi all! I had a peaceful day sleeping in very late, followed by streaming party games on Twitch with some lovely followers (that was so fun!). I am now watching the Dr. Who Christmas Special. As this long Holiday weekend comes to a close I am realizing that I am fast approaching the six week

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December 25, 2017

ariana-tg: Holiday Selfie Post I visited my parents again today and had a nice visit. I decided to dress up in a nice warm sweater dress because my parents keep their place way colder than I keep mine. I think this is a new favorite of mine 🙂 I hope you all have a wonderful

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December 25, 2017

Holiday Selfie Post I visited my parents again today and had a nice visit. I decided to dress up in a nice warm sweater dress because my parents keep their place way colder than I keep mine. I think this is a new favorite of mine 🙂 I hope you all have a wonderful holiday

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December 24, 2017

Hey all guess what! I got an unexpectedly early present in the mail today! You know what this is?? It is the end of the saga of fighting to get all of my documents to list the correct gender! I am so very happy right now. My eyes welled up with tears when I opened

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December 21, 2017

Happy Holidays! I had my first small holiday gathering yesterday (early because of upcoming trips for various family members). It was my kids and I, along with my sister and niece visiting my parent’s house. I still experienced some accidental dead-naming, but it was followed by self correcting and some apologies. Also, shortly after we

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Ari Gets the Spicy Mulled Wine Treatment

December 17, 2017

Ari Gets the Spicy Mulled Wine Treatment

I visited my colorist again yesterday (12/16) Ari Gets the Spicy Mulled Wine Treatment Mulled wine hair color is a building trend right now. I decided to go with it for my hair color because it is very complimentary if you have hazel eyes. Also, violet purple in general is my favorite color. It also

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December 15, 2017

I got in a little Holiday shopping today before it gets totally nuts out there! There are some particular gifts that I can’t wait to see my kids open 😉 I won’t be streaming tonight as there is some website work I need to do. I will be streaming on Sunday though! A Message of

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December 14, 2017

Maybe a little over dressed for errands, but I was feeling the black and white theme 😉 My surgery recovery is still going well. I am planning to work from home on Friday, which will mean the most standing I have been doing in one day since my surgery. Friday will also mark 30 days

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December 12, 2017

There was a nice view from my car tonight before picking up a gluten and dairy free pizza 😉 I was driving home from my 12th and hopefully last laser hair removal appointment (my face is kind of red and swollen). The ride back was longer than expected because of the snow and traffic. That

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December 11, 2017

Ari is Back! I am going to stream tonight (12/10/17) from 8:30 pm until about 10 pm (central time). It is my first stream since my recovery began from gender confirmation surgery. I am still recovering, so I do need to try to limit the stream to a max of about 90 minutes.  Please join

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December 10, 2017

Anonymous: So will you continue what treatments you used before the surgery? Or this the end of that? No more spironolactone. I will be getting blood work in a few weeks to see if my estrogen amount will be reduced.

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December 7, 2017

Long but Hopefully Helpful Post As promised, here is a write-up about the last 7 days of my gender confirmation surgery recovery (11/29/17 to 12/6/17). My surgery was completed on November 15th. At this point, I am now three weeks post-op. During this past week, I mainly rested and watched tons of Netflix. My movement

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December 6, 2017

Hi everyone. It has been a while since I have posted. I want to post a well written update of how my recovery has been going the last week and will try to do so tomorrow at my standing work desk. Rest assured, I am well and doing my best to get the rest I

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November 30, 2017

Resting up on post surgery day 14. It has been two weeks since I woke up to my new reality. How am I feeling about it? Well, a picture is worth a thousand words… -Ari

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November 29, 2017

A day and a half after my scare and setback post surgery.. I felt well enough to do my makeup and have two of my girlfriends over for dinner, despite the new stitches. They brought tacos so we had a taco Tuesday 😉 They only stayed a little over an hour but I have not

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November 27, 2017

12 days post op.. I had to call the surgeon around 2am this morning due to bleeding. I sent him photos of the bleeding location via email. He wanted me to go to the ER. My parents rushed to my place then drove me back to the hospital in Chicago (two hours of driving for

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November 26, 2017

ariana-tg: Surgery Recovery Update – A Scary Situation Hi everyone. I did not post yesterday because it was kind of a rough day. The reason was not related to my current condition. In fact, I am progressing well and healing at an expected pace. I am able to be up and about for longer and

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November 25, 2017

Surgery Recovery Update – A Scary Situation Hi everyone. I did not post yesterday because it was kind of a rough day. The reason was not related to my current condition. In fact, I am progressing well and healing at an expected pace. I am able to be up and about for longer and longer

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November 22, 2017

After seven days in the hospital for my gender confirmation surgery, I am home. I am feeling so much better already. The last few days were rather horrible as I was battling nausea so I did not post until now. My mom needed a break due to poor sleep so I spent two nights and

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November 21, 2017

No makeup, my gown looks like it has a clown collar.. but I don’t care. I am feeling fantastic 🙂 As I mentioned earlier, there have been some very rough patches due to pain medication alterations and today the issue all morning was fairly severe abdominal pain.  The laxatives finally worked though and I feel

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November 20, 2017

Anonymous: I’m just a silly cis 19 yr old girl, but I’m part of the lgbt+ community. Your blog is always so lovely and is sometimes even just a tear jerker for me because you’re seriously so cool. Your kids are super lucky to have such a brave mom! I have trans friends, and while

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November 19, 2017

Hi all. I am so much better today. I slept through the whole night. I ate a full breakfast and my spirit is getting back to a state of joy rather than just pushing through pain and discomfort. I had two very rough patches yesterday. They had switched me off of the possibly habit forming

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November 18, 2017

Hi all. It is a very long recovery. I might go home Wednesday. It is very difficult but I am okay. Hard to message on my phone but I will try too do so when I can. -Ari

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November 15, 2017

So.. I am very far into my “surgery prep day.”  I started the day with one cup of coffee. I have had chicken broth for all of my meals. At 11am I drank 10 oz of Magnesium Citrate mixed with 7up. It was not horrible. At 3pm, I began drinking a 64 oz bottle of gatorade

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November 14, 2017

This is it! My last solid meal before surgery!! So ready to do this! Who is up for a quick “Goodbye for Now” stream? I am going to fire up my twitch channel in at about 9:40pm central tonight (11/13).  This is going to be my last stream for probably a couple of weeks due to

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November 13, 2017

I was able to start my day having brunch with a supportive friend 🙂 Since then it is has been all about running errands and cleaning/preparing my place for my recovery from surgery. Two Days Ten Hours 30 Minutes and Counting! I still have a lot to do but there is this excitement building in

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November 11, 2017

Update – The Scheduling Issues Are Resolved and My Surgery is Planned for Wednesday I apologize for the late post. I had to run immediately after my work day to pick up my kids. I did get the call this afternoon that the operating room scheduling was finally confirmed. I have received $250 in donations

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November 10, 2017

ariana-tg: My Surgery is so Close.. Or is it??  I am trying my best to still smile despite what is currently happening. In fact, I was broken down in tears today after getting off of the phone with the care coordinator at the hospital.  I was supposed to have my surgery on Thursday of next

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November 9, 2017

My Surgery is so Close.. Or is it??  I am trying my best to still smile despite what is currently happening. In fact, I was broken down in tears today after getting off of the phone with the care coordinator at the hospital.  I was supposed to have my surgery on Thursday of next week.

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BREAKING: Danica Roem is Virginia’s first openly transgender elected official

November 8, 2017

BREAKING: Danica Roem is Virginia’s first openly transgender elected official gorbash6: gaywrites: Danica Roem has won more votes than an extremely conservative incumbent representative in Virginia tonight, becoming the first transgender woman in the state to be elected to office – and the first openly transgender person elected to a state legislature. Woohoo!  The contest

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Anti-LGBTQ lawmaker defeated in Virginia, will be replaced by first transgender state representative

November 8, 2017

Anti-LGBTQ lawmaker defeated in Virginia, will be replaced by first transgender state representative I am just so happy about this!!! -Ari

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November 6, 2017

Special Star Trek Online stream tonight!  Before I put my star trek science officer outfit back into my closet, I thought I would do a cosplay stream tonight. I have created a character in Star Trek Online with a similar outfit and plan to begin playing the TOS (The Original Series) story line in that

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November 5, 2017

Hair Reveal!I’ve gone Copper Blonde! I’ve been having trouble picking photos because my phone’s camera keeps wigging out due to the color variations in my hair. Also, the various lighting I have been in seems to show something different each time I look at my hair. I absolutely love it. My stylist Britany is amazing!

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November 4, 2017

Changes on the way! Pics to follow tonight! 😉 -Ari

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Life Affirming Transition Stories Can Be Life Saving

November 3, 2017

Life Affirming Transition Stories Can Be Life Saving This recent post is now on Huffington Post.. please visit the link to help make it a featured article. Hopefully more people will find it to be a timely positive message. Thank you! -Ari

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November 3, 2017

Had a fun stream tonight! My thanks to all those that joined in. I wanted to share my joy from earlier tonight though.. I snagged this sweater dress for a great price from Ross on my way home from work 😉 -Ari http://arianadanielle.com

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November 3, 2017

It was a long day at work today! I am a little tired, but still ready to stream. Hop on over to my Twitch channel and spend some time with our little LGBTQ+ friendly community! Stream starting at 10pm central 11/2/2017. Going to probably play Shellshock Live tonight 🙂 -Ari My Twitch channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana

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November 1, 2017

I am so glad you are still here! I have received many wonderful and supportive comments on my recent 3 Year HRT Anniversary (my re-birthday) post from yesterday. One particular message I received as an Ask in tumblr stopped me in my tracks though. If you can’t read the screenshot above, here is the text..

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November 1, 2017

ariana-tg: 3 Years! Sorry this is a long post and you may have to manually load the last couple of images! That’s right, I have hit my 3-year mark of being on HRT. Halloween is my hormone-iversary! It just happened to be the day that my HRT prescription was first filled and available to me.

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October 31, 2017

3 Years! Sorry this is a long post and you may have to manually load the last couple of images! That’s right, I have hit my 3-year mark of being on HRT. Halloween is my hormone-iversary! It just happened to be the day that my HRT prescription was first filled and available to me. The

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Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

October 30, 2017

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Let’s hope this stands. It is good to see judges standing up to hateful bigotry.

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October 27, 2017

I just completed my pre-surgical clearance appointment today. I also stopped by the surgeon’s office on the way back from that and made a payment. It’s official people.. this is happening! I am going to stream on my Twitch Channel tonight and will be happy to answer questions about the status of my surgery plans

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October 26, 2017

Hey all, sorry there was no Twitch stream tonight. I was catching up with a good friend. Tomorrow I have a pre-surgical clearance physical/appointment and will be having dinner with another good friend. So, if I do stream tomorrow it may be later than normal. I hope you all have a great night and I

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October 23, 2017

Pumpkin Carving Fun! I had a blast at my friend’s house today. We each carved a pumpkin. Mine is Jack from the Tim Burton movies. We also enjoyed spiked hot apple cider and I brought some Ace Pumpkin Hard Cider. The hosts also just adopted new kitten.. sooo cute! I hope you all had a

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October 22, 2017

No stream today after all 🙁 But, here is an un-posted pic from after the costume party the other night. Fred and Emily are at Twitchcon so they will not be hosting the custom PUBG matches I was planning on playing. Also, I have two articles I have been meaning to work on writing, so

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October 22, 2017

Streaming at 8pm Today – 10/21/2017 – http://twitch.tv/maidenariana Should be playing Battlegrounds tonight with the always entertaining and lovely Charlie from thechuckster187. In other news, I fixed my son’s laptop and I am super happy about it. He has a Republic of Gamers gaming laptop with an Nvidia 980M graphics card. Ever since he got

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October 21, 2017

Meet Ari the Emerald Witch 😉 – 10/20/2017 I had an early Halloween costume party to go to on Friday night. I went out during my lunch hour and found this hooded cape for $18 (25% off). I put on one of my little black dresses, tights, heels, and a necklace I have had for

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October 20, 2017

Today was a bit of a landmark day in my transition. I will write up why this weekend when I have more time. For right now, I want to fire up my gaming stream since it is Thursday (my usual streaming night).  Come join in the fun on my LGBTQ+ friendly channel 🙂 -Ari My

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October 19, 2017

Time for a retro gaming post! Look at this gem that my Dad found in his basement. Somehow, this beauty was separated from the rest of our old Atari 2600 cartridges. I grew up in a small town and my parent’s basement has flooded at least 3 times due to sump pump and power failures

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October 19, 2017

Happy Wednesday you all! Just fixing my son’s laptop here, what are you all up to? http://arianadanielle.com -Ari

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October 18, 2017

10/17/2017 Hi everyone. This is just a quick post to answer about 12 asks from my inbox in one shot… Yes, I am single. Yes, I am dating again. The quality of the person I choose to date is far more important to me than the gender of the person I date, so label that

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October 17, 2017

prostheticknowledge: The very first computer bug is 70 years old American engineers have been calling small flaws in machines “bugs” for over a century. Thomas Edison talked about bugs in electrical circuits in the 1870s. When the first computers were built during the early 1940s, people working on them found bugs in both the hardware

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October 16, 2017

Feeling green.. but in a good way 😉 -Ari http://arianadanielle.com

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October 16, 2017

Streaming at 7:30pm central/us on Sunday 10/15 It’s been a rough week! But time for some fun! I will fire up my LGBTQ+ friendly stream about 7:30pm pm to play Battlegrounds, My regular followers are a welcoming group and some friendships have already spawned in this little community we are building 🙂 —IMPORTANT— Please remember

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October 15, 2017

Ari has a Health Scare A few of you checked in on me today since my blog was somewhat silent this week. I want to assure you that I am okay. Actually, I have just experienced a rather jarring health scare and I am still kind of taking a deep breath from it. Basically, what

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October 11, 2017

Just a copy of my tweet for  #NationalComingOutDay OUT/open&happy 40+ trans w/2 kids, Software Architect http://arianadanielle.com  -Ari #huffpostcontributor  #twitchaffiliate

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October 9, 2017

It was a great weekend.. now I am feeling ready to tackle the week 🙂 Thanks for those that re-subscribed on Twitch today 😉 -Ari

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October 8, 2017

Streaming at 3pm central/us on Sunday 10/8 It has been a wonderful weekend so far 😉 Let’s end it with a fun afternoon/evening stream.  I will fire up my LGBTQ+ friendly stream about 3 pm to play a variety of games such as Battlegrounds, Star Wars Battlefront II Beta, and maybe some Heroes of Might

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October 7, 2017

My mouth is feeling better, finally! Just in time to enjoy the evening 😉 Dark purple is my favorite color. Happy Saturday! Look for a twitch stream tomorrow @ http://twitch.tv/maidenariana -Ari http://arianadanielle.com

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October 7, 2017

Out for drinks 😉 That is all. -Ari http://arianadanielle.com

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October 6, 2017

Sorry I skipped streaming last night. I still had nerve pain from a faulty temporary crown in my mouth. I spent almost 3 hours at the dentist today. The permanent crown they ordered didn’t fit! Now I need to go back in two weeks with another temporary on me. Too early to see if this

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October 5, 2017

Wednesday Night Stream Firing Up Now Join our little lgbtq+ friendly community on my twitch channel now at http://twitch.tv/maidenariana -Ari The stream will be up momentarily! My Twitch Channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

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October 4, 2017

Just taking a quick sitting break from my at home standing work desk. I hope you all have a great evening! Most likely, I will be streaming tonight around 8:30 pm on my twitch channel. I will post a message when I am about to start. http://arianadanielle.com -Ari

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October 4, 2017

I am just checking in real quick.. having a busy couple of days here with my kids. Thanks to work, homeschool, finally visiting all of the libraries in town(there are several to choose from), cooking, laundry, watching movies together or playing computer games.. basically just our usual weekday stuff. I so love having them here.

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October 2, 2017

So, I took over hosting a party for a friend today. She had a scheduling conflict after inviting a bunch of friends (thankfully I know them all too). I had provided just some basics (below) but people showed up with lots of goodies. Around dinner time I whipped up a thai stir fry that most

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October 1, 2017

No Stream Tonight. Sorry you all :-/ I just got home from my visiting my parents with my kids. I dropped them off tonight, then ran errands related to hosting an all day party tomorrow. Tonight, I need to publish a newsletter for a small business client of mine, then I need to clean for

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September 30, 2017

Uh oh.. the flirts! So I went on a quick bike ride just after work. My hair was all wind blown and I had very light makeup on. I was wearing what you see above and yoga pants. I needed to run to Target to get a few things for dinner (I live about a

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September 28, 2017

Stop the Presses! A No Glasses Stream! I am going to stream tonight starting at 8:30 pm central. I think tonight I will attempt to stream without my glasses and see how my eyes feel. I am not sure how long I will be streaming do to some eye strain and head pain from recent

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Four People Charged In Relation To Death And Mutilation Of Transgender Teen

September 27, 2017

Four People Charged In Relation To Death And Mutilation Of Transgender Teen ——TRIGGER WARNING ——- STOP THE HATE A 17 year old Transgender Girl had her eyes gouged out and genitals repeatedly stabbed. Her murderer bragged about the killing and two women were accomplices. Sloppy reporting by the associated press made sure that Ally was

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September 24, 2017

ariana-tg: Streaming PUBG Squads with the lovely Charlie from Chuckster187. Please join if you can: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana Also today at 5pm central, I will be doing my first giveaway on my Twitch channel. It will be an Ipsy makeup bag filled with some goodies. Only followers and subscribers of my Twitch channel will be eligible to

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September 24, 2017

ariana-tg: Streaming PUBG Squads with the lovely Charlie from Chuckster187. Please join if you can: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana Also today at 5pm central, I will be doing my first giveaway on my Twitch channel. It will be an Ipsy makeup bag filled with some goodies. Only followers and subscribers of my Twitch channel will be eligible to

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September 24, 2017

Streaming PUBG Squads with the lovely Charlie from Chuckster187. Please join if you can: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana Also today at 5pm central, I will be doing my first giveaway on my Twitch channel. It will be an Ipsy makeup bag filled with some goodies. Only followers and subscribers of my Twitch channel will be eligible to win.

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September 24, 2017

9/23/2017 10pm central  I am starting my stream a little late tonight. I was working on my website and taking care of some other things. Firing it up now! Please join if you can: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana Also tomorrow at 5pm central, I will be doing my first giveaway on my Twitch channel. It will be an

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September 23, 2017

Chilling out today recovering from a sore jaw after being in the dentist’s chair for two hours yesterday. I am watching the movie It Came from Outer Space, a 1953 film adapted from a Ray Bradbury short story. It is on Svengoolie 😉 I love these old sci fi movies. -Ari

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September 23, 2017

9/22/2017 9pm Central Twitch stream is firing up now! http://twitch.tv/maidenariana  Please keep in mind subscriptions are only $2.50 until October 4th if you wish to support my stream and LGBTQ+ friendly Twitch channel 😉 -Ari If you can, please consider helping me partially cover my upcoming surgery costs. Even small amounts are a huge help

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September 22, 2017

Ari Invades the South … Again (Day One) This week was my trip to Birmingham, AL for work. Which of course, is also why I was not streaming on my Twitch channel (http://twitch.tv/maidenariana) at all yet this week. On Monday night, before my trip, I meant to be done packing by 10 pm but I

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September 20, 2017

Photos are actually from last night, but I enjoyed my complimentary Mermaid Water at the hotel in Birmingham 😉 Heading out with my team for dinner soon but we have not decided on the place yet 🙂 Just a quick check in! My trip is going great so far! -Ari

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September 19, 2017

Working at the office today 😉  Here is a better look at the nail polish I said looked like unicorn spit.. well actually I said it looked like a unicorn licked my fingers.. but here is why: I had a decent day at work and went out to lunch with my co-workers. Although now that

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September 18, 2017

Twitch stream firing up now! http://twitch.tv/maidenariana I had a bunch of pre-work trip errands and tasks to take care of today. Such as painting my nails. This polish looks like a unicorn licked my finger tips, no joke! 😉 I plan to wear a lot of black and grey on my work trip and this

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September 17, 2017

crusaderquinn: I wish I could go to TwitchCon ? Same! I can’t afford it either. Next year.. next year I will see you there @crusaderquinn, deal?

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September 17, 2017

Sorry there was no Twitch steam tonight. I had a birthday dinner and follow up celebration for another friend tonight. Lots of September birthdays! I do plan to stream during the afternoon tomorrow though 😉 -Ari http://arianadanielle.com

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September 15, 2017

Who’s that girl?  .. No, really, I am not used to seeing my hair THAT LONG when it is still curly.. .. Just kidding! It is me in a Ross dressing room looking for a cheap dress to bring to Birmingham next week on my next work trip. Of course, I took the opportunity to

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September 11, 2017

Had an amazing night out with the girls celebrating a close friend’s birthday 😉 I don’t have a full group pic that turned out on my phone though (there were 18 of us! ) In other news.. I will be starting up my stream at 8:30 pm central tonight (9/10/17). Please join us if you

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September 11, 2017

toopainfulthislove: As a fellow trans girl, you have no idea how much you inspire me. Your beauty also reminds me of how gay I am, but that’s beside the point. Teehee, well it is nice to make your acquaintance 😉

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September 10, 2017

megan-tg: I love your style and in particular, your taste in clothes! Where do you buy most of your clothes? Honestly, I mostly go to Goodwill and Ross. Depending on your location these stores can have a great selection. Finding a great dress or top for $5 at Goodwill feels like winning the lottery too

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September 10, 2017

alyeskatgirl: I would like to help with support, please tell me more about “Twitch” I have no idea what it is or how it works but I am a Prime member? Hey, Twitch is a streaming service. There are thousands of channels on it. Mostly people use it to form a gaming channel and there

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September 8, 2017

Talked to my manager about time off for my surgery today so that is off the checklist 😉 Yay! Firing up my stream to play a little bit of Battlegrounds before bedtime. It will be another 90 minute or so stream if you can join. Twitch Subscriptions are ½ off until October 4th! If you

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September 7, 2017

Anonymous: You’re so beautiful and inspire me to push myself Push yourself, but also rest when you need to. It is a marathon that we all run, not a constant sprint. Remember to still live as much as you can at every stage of your life, whether it is a life in transition or not.

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September 7, 2017

I needed a night to just chill and do nothing, because I was feeling really drained today. It has been a rough few days! I plan to stream again tomorrow night though if any of my twitch followers were looking for me tonight. I appreciate everyone that has checked in on me the last few

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September 6, 2017

Firing up my Twitch Stream for a short gaming session tonight 🙂 *update on previous post * Good news with the fraudulent transactions that hit my debit card. I outlined the bills I had to pay this week and the bank agreed to cover them while my claim is processing. The banker I mentioned that

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September 5, 2017

As promised, for tonight’s Twitch gaming stream I will be cosplaying as my namesake, Maiden Ariana 😉 Please join me for some heroes of might and magic game play and also come be a part of our growing LGBTQ+ friendly community. -Ari The stream will be up momentarily! My Twitch Channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana – –

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September 4, 2017

Anonymous: would you ever play with your followers? BTW amazing setup isnt your desk a little high though? Yes, I do play games with my Twitch viewers on occasion. As for my desk, in an earlier post I explained I wanted to setup a standing desk. I am a software developer and I work from

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September 4, 2017

ariana-tg: So.. I was supposed to be on my way to the Renaissance Faire today, but this morning I checked my mobile banking app to check my balance and saw a bunch of fraudulent transactions. I am so upset! Because it is a Sunday and tomorrow is a holiday, I had to rush to the

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September 3, 2017

So.. I was supposed to be on my way to the Renaissance Faire today, but this morning I checked my mobile banking app to check my balance and saw a bunch of fraudulent transactions. I am so upset! Because it is a Sunday and tomorrow is a holiday, I had to rush to the bank

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September 3, 2017

I went to my parent’s house today and saw my older sister and niece there too. It was nice to visit and I love my family, yet I still get dead-named and they still use the wrong pronouns. What’s a girl to do when that gets her down? Well, I went into their restroom and

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September 2, 2017

Stream starting about 7:30pm Central tonight!  Hoping to play some PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battelgrounds with some of my fellow streamers once they are available. Please join our little (but fast growing) community! -Ari My Twitch Channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

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September 2, 2017

Anonymous: I’m a trans girl. I’m tired, I’m scared, and I’m in the closet, but you remain one of the biggest inspirations to me right now. All my love and best wishes for the future

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September 1, 2017

Time for a big sigh of relief 🙂 **Warning – talk of needles.. and injections in places no one wants to here about..** My pre-surgery electrolysis appointment that I told everyone about yesterday is over. I now just need to complete the after-care regimen which was no big deal last time. It was honestly more

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August 31, 2017

What A Difference A Few Hours Makes The pictures above were all taken on Tuesday. I was feeling great after recently seeing my girlfriends on Sunday and having a blast at a friend’s going away party. My work was going well and I was also looking forward to spending time in the evening with some

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August 30, 2017

hugga-bean: Aside from a good gender therapist, what are some resources (online, books, music, television, movies, etc) that you would recommend to someone just beginning on the journey to transition? You know what, soon.. I think I will put together a resource page on my website to answer your question. I need to go back

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August 29, 2017

Hi all, sorry but I will not be streaming on twitch tonight. I worked today and was also recovering from being at a friend’s going away party yesterday.. she is moving out of state 🙁 The party started at 2pm at a brewery then was moved to a restaurant/bar followed by an Irish pub. I

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August 27, 2017

Saturday Night Battlegrounds Stream I have a new companion for my stream.. meet my new unicorn friend:  I went to a friend’s birthday celebration and party last night. We had pizza first and there was a young woman at the restaurant making amazing balloon animals for anyone that wanted one. I asked for a pink

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August 26, 2017

Today is apparently both National Women’s Equality Day and National Webmistress Day. Here are pics I took at the office Thursday. It was gorgeous outside. I got some stares in the parking lot before I went home, but who cares. I am happy to continue working for the company that has stuck with me during

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August 24, 2017

08/23/2017 Starting late, but still streaming tonight! Sorry, I was working on some setup stuff for future streams. Channel improvements coming soon! I will stream for about 2 hours tonight starting about 10 pm central. My Twitch Channel is: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

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August 23, 2017

thegoddessraina: crusaderquinn: transgirltumbling: liquidsadism: bloodcountessabendroth: kittenlord: transgendergamergirl: transgirltumbling: emanantfeminine: transquesting: omnimpotent: lady-azael: transgirltumbling: stacysadistic: anoctobertale: skyington: pinkpunktrans: lady-azael: herecomeszoe: transgirltumbling: hungerfaerie: transgirltumbling: rocketmermaid: lady-feral: kittenlord: transgirltumbling: lady-azael: herecomeszoe: lady-azael: shatteredchrystal: transgirltumbling: Do you ever look at old photos of yourself and think …. who the hell is that? NO. FREAKING. KIDDING. 😀  My god this post

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August 23, 2017

So there’s this girl.. She went to work on a typical Monday.. but at lunch she got to see the eclipse in Galaxy VR on her phone so she was happy and feeling extra smart. She went home and put her hair up and realized.. she looked like a school teacher! So she took some

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August 23, 2017

So there’s this girl.. She went to work on a typical Monday.. but at lunch she got to see the eclipse in Galaxy VR on her phone so she was happy and feeling extra smart. She went home and put her hair up and realized.. she looked like a school teacher! So she took some

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August 21, 2017

Hi all, I really needed a recharge day. So no Twitch stream tonight, but here are some no makeup pics of me on a get-stuff-done-around-ari’s-place-not-so-lazy-sunday. The next night I plan to stream on is Wednesday. Thank you to those that have followed and subscribed! The channel community is growing! -Ari Also, please see my post

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August 19, 2017

ariana-tg: I had a great afternoon playing Pokemon Go with my son at the River Walk downtown where I live. It is a beautiful day here. He wants to stream with me again so if you join my twitch channel this afternoon you may see us playing Star Citizen or Battlegrounds together. He will be

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August 19, 2017

I had a great afternoon playing Pokemon Go with my son at the River Walk downtown where I live. It is a beautiful day here. He wants to stream with me again so if you join my twitch channel this afternoon you may see us playing Star Citizen or Battlegrounds together. He will be on

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August 19, 2017

Starting up another stream. Last night we had a lot of great side discussion in chat. Please join us if you can. I will be streaming duos PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds with my son tonight 🙂 http://twitch.tv/maidenariana Also, please see my post from earlier today, it is very important to me:  http://ariana-tg.tumblr.com/post/164346028861/ariana-tg-08-18-2017-ari-is-asking-for-some

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August 18, 2017

ariana-tg: (08-18-2017) Ari is Asking For Some Assistance  To my tumblr, twitter, twitch, and personal website followers.. I am asking for your assistance. I have a potentially very narrow window of opportunity to complete a surgery this calendar year. Recent rumors say that the Trump Administration may attempt to repeal specific transgender coverage requirements of

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August 18, 2017

(08-18-2017) Ari is Asking For Some Assistance  To my tumblr, twitter, twitch, and personal website followers.. I am asking for your assistance. I have a potentially very narrow window of opportunity to complete a surgery this calendar year. Recent rumors say that the Trump Administration may attempt to repeal specific transgender coverage requirements of the

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August 18, 2017

I am back from the office and a sushi dinner with a friend.. so now it is once again time for a stream. You might think we are all having fun on these streams or something. Why don’t you join my channel and become a part of the community that is starting to develop there! 

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August 17, 2017

I think it’s finally time for a no glasses facebook profile pic 😉 #nofilter http://arianadanielle.com http://twitch.tv/maidenariana (Please follow and/or sub!) -Ari p.s. I should be streaming on twitch around 9pm central tonight 😉

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August 17, 2017

Hey! It’s Wednesday, so this will be a quick stream, but I will be streaming on Twitch from now (about 9:15pm central until about 11 pm). I plan on playing some Battlegrounds and maybe switching it up with some classic games too. I hope you can join me for a bit!  -Ari My Twitch Channel

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August 16, 2017

ligs-is-a-turd: hello uh youre too pretty im pretty sure its illegal to be this gorgeous Well, thank you.. and please don’t report me to the authorities.

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August 15, 2017

Streaming PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS tonight with my son as a duos teammate 😉 http://twitch.tv/maidenariana

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August 13, 2017

The bravery of those students surrounded around the statue last night must not be forgotten. In the midst of it was a transgender woman who bravely recorded video as she stood fast in the face of the terrorists. They called out her trans status and called her mentally ill while also shrieking their blood and

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August 11, 2017

ariana-tg: Hey Everyone! In a few minutes, I am launching my first stream since making it to the status of Twitch Affiliate. There are a whole lot of new bells and whistles turned on during my stream so please come check it out 😉  Also, I felt like celebrating so I stepped it up a

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August 11, 2017

ariana-tg: Ari Crushes It at Her Golf Outing Three posts in one night? Whaaaaaat??  Yep! These images are all from yesterday – Wednesday (8/9/2017). It was the day of my annual company golf outing. I believe I did a post last year describing how I skipped the golfing (was out of the loop a bit

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August 11, 2017

Hey Everyone! In a few minutes, I am launching my first stream since making it to the status of Twitch Affiliate. There are a whole lot of new bells and whistles turned on during my stream so please come check it out 😉  Also, I felt like celebrating so I stepped it up a bit

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August 11, 2017

Ari Crushes It at Her Golf Outing Three posts in one night? Whaaaaaat??  Yep! These images are all from yesterday – Wednesday (8/9/2017). It was the day of my annual company golf outing. I believe I did a post last year describing how I skipped the golfing (was out of the loop a bit from

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August 11, 2017

Tuesday started out like any other Tuesday.. making the kids breakfast, then working and taking part in conference calls at my home workstation. By the afternoon though, I was so excited as I FINALLY got my Twitch Affiliate invite! This means that I can now accept subscribers and bit donations.  I was so happy, it

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August 10, 2017

A few people messaged me and were worried that I might leave tumblr because there were some of my images stolen and used on a nasty blog that was selling feminization garbage… um no, not a chance! I was just having a very busy week. As a result, I am going to do a couple

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August 8, 2017

nowhalia: You look like a blonde Lois Lane, and I’m so hecking here for it you’re beautiful and I support you ??? Wait, which lois lane incarnation? .. and thanks 😉

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August 8, 2017

ariana-tg: A warning to all of my trans followers. This person is taking content without permission, posting it as their own original post, while changing tags and misrepresenting the people in the images. On top of it, they are peddling some sort of feminization fantasy product using these images. I am a transgender woman. I

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August 8, 2017

A warning to all of my trans followers. This person is taking content without permission, posting it as their own original post, while changing tags and misrepresenting the people in the images. On top of it, they are peddling some sort of feminization fantasy product using these images. I am a transgender woman. I am

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August 7, 2017

Time to Stream! I did the Star Trek cosplay yesterday at Ren Faire, so today I am wearing some of my Star Wars gear 😉 Come join me and together we shall rule PUBG Solos! Link: http://twitch.tv/maidenariana (PUBG = Player Unknown’s Galactic Battlegrounds for PC) ————————– My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and

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August 6, 2017

ariana-tg: Just a trans girl having a lazy Sunday watching track and field. I found this London World Championships event on cable. I have not had a day where I had nothing I needed to so in so long. Right now I am watching a very close and exciting women’s pole vault competition. I hope

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August 6, 2017

Just a trans girl having a lazy Sunday watching track and field. I found this London World Championships event on cable. I have not had a day where I had nothing I needed to so in so long. Right now I am watching a very close and exciting women’s pole vault competition. I hope you

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August 6, 2017

On to the Renaissance Faire! What does Star Trek have to do with the Victorian Age you ask? Well it was steampunk themed weekend at the faire, and I basically took some liberty with the time travel aspect of the theme for the weekend. Some people mix star wars and steampunk and I had this

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August 5, 2017

Time for margaritas and live music! Just waiting for my friend who is 10 minutes out. Yay for Friday! -Ari —————————————————————– My website for Transgender Advocacy and My Transition Timeline and Pictorial: http://arianadanielle.com My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and help me make affiliate by following and watching if you can when

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August 4, 2017

Had a good day at work, with a fun lunch with my team. Then, I enjoyed a sushi dinner for two on the way home.  I was thinking about streaming some gaming on Twitch tonight, but I am actually feeling kind of tired. I think I still have a bit of post vacation time-change stuff

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August 3, 2017

I am all set to stream some gaming 🙂 I even have some necessary supplies… Stream will be starting momentarily, please join me if you can at  http://twitch.tv/maidenariana -Ari —————————————————- My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and help me make affiliate by following and watching if you can when I am online!

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August 1, 2017

Wrapping Up My Seattle Trip Part 2 Where were we.. oh yes! Day two at my sister’s cabin on Hood Canal. I started the day by going for a ride in the kayak with my son. He commented on how we were so in sync and going ‘so fast’ so I guess I did a good

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July 31, 2017

Wrapping Up My Seattle Trip Part 1 I am back home after my flight to O’hare/Chicago and a quick Uber ride. The photos in this post will all be from Wednesday and Thursday and I will post about the rest of my trip in part 2 tomorrow night.  The picture above and the one below

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July 27, 2017

Day three (well counting full days anyway) in Seattle! On day three, I went with my sister, neice, nephew, and my daughter and son to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. It was another beautiful day and we all had a lot of fun. The first pic was just a quick no makeup shot showing

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July 27, 2017

Day three (well counting full days anyway) in Seattle! On day three, I went with my sister, neice, nephew, and my daughter and son to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. It was another beautiful day and we all had a lot of fun. The first pic was just a quick no makeup shot showing

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July 26, 2017

Anonymous: How do you combat facial hair during transitioning? A combination of electrolysis and laser. If your hair is dark, then laser is best to start with to see how far it gets you. It is cheaper, takes less time and is less painful. Electrolysis is more permanent, but I feel it is best to

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July 25, 2017

Hello from Washington! As those that follow me know, my kids and I have flown out to Seattle to visit my sister, brother-in-law, neice, and nephew. The flight (first pic) was great and on time. After we got settled in at my sister’s house and I had some down time, I took a few selfies

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July 22, 2017

Time to see what this new blonde hair looks like with my natural curls! I like the curls enough that I decided to cancel my planned blow-out (straightening) appointment. I need the cash for my trip anyway. I am dressed down while packing for a trip to Seattle with my kids! We are visiting my

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July 22, 2017

ariana-tg: ariana-tg: *Warning* Blonde at Work 😉 -Ari SERIOUSLY – stop re-blogging my posts on any blogs that contain porn. I am blocking anyone who does so. My goal in sharing my transition is to represent transgender people in the positive light that we all deserve. Re-blogs are always okay if they are for this

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July 22, 2017

ariana-tg: *Warning* Blonde at Work 😉 -Ari SERIOUSLY – stop re-blogging my posts on any blogs that contain porn. I am blocking anyone who does so. My goal in sharing my transition is to represent transgender people in the positive light that we all deserve. Re-blogs are always okay if they are for this purpose,

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July 20, 2017

*Warning* Blonde at Work 😉 -Ari

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July 20, 2017

ariana-tg: Streaming tonight (Wed 07/19/2017), but then I will be on vacation for a while! I am going to start streaming some PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds in just a few minutes. Tonight will be my last opportunity to stream before heading to Seattle to visit my sister for a week long vacation (leaving early Saturday). If you

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July 20, 2017

Streaming tonight (Wed 07/19/2017), but then I will be on vacation for a while! I am going to start streaming some PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds in just a few minutes. Tonight will be my last opportunity to stream before heading to Seattle to visit my sister for a week long vacation (leaving early Saturday). If you live

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Ashley Smith

July 19, 2017

Ashley Smith You go Ashley!

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July 19, 2017

There is something about having this color hair that is making me want to stop and take photos in the sunshine 🙂 I hope you all have bright days ahead this week. -Ari

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July 17, 2017

Had a dental cleaning to go to during lunch today. The weather is totally perfect! Also, don’t judge me for wearing the same dress as from a stream earlier this weekend – the weather was too perfect for it and it of course has been washed 😉 Recently I was in another trans gamer girl’s

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July 17, 2017

After my afternoon stream today, I made a quick outfit change then headed out to my parents’ house for a surf and turf dinner. My parents still slip up on the pronouns and use my old name once in a while. They do correct themselves usually though. It is not malicious when they make these

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July 16, 2017

It’s a beautiful day! I am actually going to stream some gaming this afternoon by taking part in custom Battlegrounds games with my Twitch friends across the pond, Fred and Emily of the Fremily channel. So, if my normal streams are too late at night for you then here is your chance to come by

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July 16, 2017

So this still not used to being blonde girl is going to stream some gaming for a third night in a row! Please join me if you can – http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and help me make affiliate by following and watching if you can when I am online!

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July 15, 2017

ariana-tg: I did a hair reboot! I plan to ride out this summer as a blonde! Well, mostly blonde anyway. It actually turned out a little more blonde than I originally planned, but I told my stylist that I wanted to step up the highlights a lot more this time, so she did! Time to

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July 15, 2017

I did a hair reboot! I plan to ride out this summer as a blonde! Well, mostly blonde anyway. It actually turned out a little more blonde than I originally planned, but I told my stylist that I wanted to step up the highlights a lot more this time, so she did! Time to celebrate

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July 14, 2017

After working in the office and running a bunch of errands on the way home, I took a little nap on my sofa. Now I am ready to stream some gaming for a little while tonight 🙂 Please join me if you can – http://twitch.tv/maidenariana My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and help

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July 13, 2017

Finally went to see Alien Covenant tonight.The pics above were just before the finishing touches on my makeup. These next ones are after and sorry but some are a little over exposed as my bathroom light is so bright.. as you can see though I was feeling rather confident… My earrings are a sparkly silver

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July 12, 2017

ariana-tg: Work conference call selfie time (waiting for others to join) 😉 My hair was kind of being a pest today (looking frizzy) so I decided to go with pig tails this afternoon. My call is finished! I was starting to feel a little tired so I searched my purse for some sugar 🙂 Thus

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July 12, 2017

Work conference call selfie time (waiting for others to join) 😉 My hair was kind of being a pest today (looking frizzy) so I decided to go with pig tails this afternoon. My call is finished! I was starting to feel a little tired so I searched my purse for some sugar 🙂 Thus ends

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July 9, 2017

ariana-tg: Went out for drinks with some friends tonight and decided to step it up a bit and wear a dress I fell in love with at Ross. #dressingfancyjustcauseiwantto -Ari Transgender Advocacy and My Transition Timeline and Pictorial: http://arianadanielle.com My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and help me make affiliate by following!

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July 9, 2017

Went out for drinks with some friends tonight and decided to step it up a bit and wear a dress I fell in love with at Ross. #dressingfancyjustcauseiwantto -Ari Transgender Advocacy and My Transition Timeline and Pictorial: http://arianadanielle.com My Gaming Channel on Twitch, come visit the channel and help me make affiliate by following! Trans

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July 8, 2017

“Ari’s hair in rare form” I am posting something a little different tonight. My hair was air dried for a nice long time indoors today and I did not need to leave until the evening to pick up my kids. This video was taken after we got back. My daughter kept asking what I did

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July 7, 2017

ariana-tg: I saw a trend about a week ago on Twitter where people were posting “selfies from a different angle.” Since then I have been meaning to do something similar. So here is “Ari from a Different Angle or Two.. or Four” 😉 I think this is the first post where I had no glasses in

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July 6, 2017

I saw a trend about a week ago on Twitter where people were posting “selfies from a different angle.” Since then I have been meaning to do something similar. So here is “Ari from a Different Angle or Two.. or Four” 😉 I think this is the first post where I had no glasses in every

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July 4, 2017

Time to stream! Tonight I will be playing the classic Heroes of Might and Magic 3 HD, which was graciously donated by view LanaBean.  Please join me if you can! To become a Twitch affiliate I need to try to average at least 3 followers at any one given time while I am streaming. If

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July 3, 2017

Yesterday I had the opportunity to go on the “Devil in the White City” bus tour in Chicago. The tour is based on a book that I have not read about the history of con-man/murderer H.H. Holmes and his murder hotel (called the murder castle). The tour also focused on a lot of history of the

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July 2, 2017

Today was a bit of a lazy day for me. After the big pool party last night, I slept in then had a late lunch. I did get a newsletter done for one of my small business website clients. I watched some TV which I don’t get to do too often anymore. I thought I

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July 1, 2017

ariana-tg: Pool Party time! It has already been a year since I drummed up the courage to put on a swimsuit and go to a pool party at my friend Colleen’s house (posted about this in my blog and my website a year ago). Well, with another year of transitioning behind me, I of course

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Interested in feeding a mentally disabled homeless trans man without giving away money?

July 1, 2017

ariana-tg: deathismyroommate: Well now you can! (Please excuse the corny commercial language lol) So because I’m constantly thinking about where my next meal is coming from, how to make money, etc. I recently came up with an idea. UberEATS, a food delivery service, has a $15 off promo code for first time users. I can

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Interested in feeding a mentally disabled homeless trans man without giving away money?

July 1, 2017

deathismyroommate: Well now you can! (Please excuse the corny commercial language lol) So because I’m constantly thinking about where my next meal is coming from, how to make money, etc. I recently came up with an idea. UberEATS, a food delivery service, has a $15 off promo code for first time users. I can get

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July 1, 2017

Pool Party time! It has already been a year since I drummed up the courage to put on a swimsuit and go to a pool party at my friend Colleen’s house (posted about this in my blog and my website a year ago). Well, with another year of transitioning behind me, I of course accepted

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John Legere on Twitter

June 30, 2017

John Legere on Twitter

John Legere on Twitter Wow! Girl Power: Could This 11-Year-Old Become The First-Ever Woman F1 Winner?

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June 30, 2017

Streaming tonight! Finally playing some games again after a couple of very busy weeks. I will be playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds again and maybe a game or two from the Steam summer sale.  Please join me if you can! To become a Twitch affiliate I need to try to average at least 3 followers at any

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June 28, 2017

Just some of the looks I went with from this past week. It was a busy one leading up to the Pride Parade in Chicago (posted about that earlier). I wore the black dress while visiting some local small businesses to talk to the owners. I do websites on the side for small businesses and

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June 27, 2017

hwypictures: kimkardasihan: The Westboro Baptist Mongrels showed up in my towns catholic church today because they accept lgbt people, and my community showed up to tell them we wont stand for their hate speech during our peaceful protest full of moms and dads and their lgbt kids and church goers and even a leather biker

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June 25, 2017

Happy Pride! The parade is underway. Nearby, a DJ is helping to drown out the protestors. Love is love! Hate is out dated! Love you all! -Ari http://arianadanielle.com