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  1. Dawn13

    Is There A Place For Short-Term Relationships?

    Companionship a issue - the need to share one's life ... Thanks Monica for asking me to respond - As it is late I will sleep on this and definitely share my thoughts with you tomorrow. I think you are a wonderful person deserving of love and compassion. The other things you mention; the you of you, these are factors of relationships but are not the drivers. See you tomorrow. Best to you - Dawn
  2. Mike - Thanks for working this. The photos I can now load I am sure are lower quality because of my having to lower the resolution. Still I am able to post. Thanks again - Dawn
  3. Dawn13

    Dress size???

    Some thought about your great question - I guess I am very fortunate; if I am unisex dressed; ponytail, earrings, unisex glasses and jeans/shirts and start looking in the women's section in the store I am usually coded as a woman. It is my own nerves and my voice that can give me away but not even that seems to make a big difference. (Stats - I am 5'7.5" currently 158. When I am at my optimum diet weight, lowest 138 - Funny I am between a size 8 to 10 women's dress). One time I was shopping and I actually had some women's sports items I was carrying that I was considering and the store clerk asked me if I needed to try them on and without pause led me to one of the women's dressing rooms. Interesting is I have had this occur several times. The plus is, often I will enter a dressing room full of discarded items and if they are my size I try all of them on. A lot of times I will scope out an item in a store and then buy it on line. I have had to return a couple of items; tops/skirts, and I have never had a problem. I don't even hide my male name and I am quite sure most of the sales staff knows I am a feminine male. My favorite dresses are ones I have bought through e-Bay. Does this give you another answer to your question? Below is my favorite dress - size 8 - an eBay purchase. "Proof in pudding." Best to you - Dawn
  4. Here we go - the photo size limit appears to be close to 375kbs - Photos of 400kbs or more will not load - Photos below 300kbs load - in-between appears to vary based on aspects of Width to Height pitzels. 250kb example below
  5. Hello Mike, I got it, posted my first photo in a while. It is/was/appears to be a file size limit. Still not sure what the exact size is but I do know that less than 100kb or less than 300x300 pixels will load. Maybe the error should be designed to show this limitation. (Not sure how to make the error show that way) This is probably a limit set in the input parameters for the new software running the website. Anyway, I should be able to post again but I will have to go through additional steps to decrease the size of my photo files. Dawn The below photo is only 63kb
  6. Dawn13

    How many times have you been mistaken as a girl

    One of my new bras now that I have something to cover and support.
  7. Mike - I too am using Windows 7, Other aspects = Broadband; Spectrum (Old Time Warner), Norton 360 and firewall connected to it - Dawn
  8. I just tried a smaller photo - 500KB. This was a resubmit of one that I already posted. The new copy did not make it - Same error 500 - so it does not appear to be size related. Firewall?? permissions?? Operating system?? I have tried to post using my tablet and my desktop - both produce errors. --- Internet provider?? Dawn
  9. Michael, It might be a limit on the photo size - I just changed my cover photo - required a 700kb or less photo size. All of the photos I have been trying to load are about 2mb. Do you know what the photo size limit in kbs is? Thanks Dawn
  10. Thanks Michael - It started with the upgrade - I actually had a couple of photos successfully posted and they disappeared from the Group Photos - for all I know this is where the software corruption started. I have some new photos to post but am waiting until we think it is fixed. Best to you - Dawn
  11. Any word - I do not think I can solve on my end. Thanks - Dawn
  12. Two different solution sets below (Word Press and PrestaShop)- I think the problem is a memory setting (Parameters) issue. "Many times the server limit is 30 seconds, which is not long enough to run these scripts." This is why I think it works for some and not for others. Dawn Word Press Common Solutions for the 500 Internal Server Error The two most common causes of this error are a corrupted .htaccess file and exceeding your server’s PHP memory limit. The .htaccess file in your WordPress directory can become corrupted after you install a plugin or make another change to your WordPress site. The fix is simple. All you need to do is create a new .htaccess file. PHP memory limit issues often occur as the result of a poorly-coded plugin running on your site or a site that’s grown considerably over time and is using too many plugins. You’ll begin to exceed the PHP memory limits set by your hosting provider once either of these things happen. The result is a 500 internal server error. We’re going to learn how to create a new .htaccess to get rid of the corrupted one as well as how to test whether or not you’re exceeding your PHP memory limits. PrestaShop We’ve all seen it. As common as it is infamous, the dreaded HTTP 500-Internal Server Error ... How to recognize the Error 500 First, we need to go over the different ways you might see this error message on your computer. There are different forms of this message because each host/server is allowed to customize the way it’s displayed. Here are some common ways you might see this error. “500 Internal Server Error” “HTTP 500 – Internal Server Error” “Internal Server Error” “HTTP 500 Internal Error” “500 Error” “HTTP Error 500″ Most times you will see this message accompanied by various forms of this classic ambiguous line “The server encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request by the client” It’s important to note that this error can be shown on any browser and any operating system (sorry, but switching to the new Mac Pro will not solve this problem) Here is a screenshot of one of the ways this error might be displayed on your browser. What is the 500 Error? Put simply, the 500 error is the Web servers way of saying “Something went wrong but I can’t tell you what, sorry.” This is what we call a “server-side” error. That means that there is something wrong with the server who is hosting the website. It is an extremely general error usually caused by configuration issues with the websites programming, PHP or system permissions. How Can I Troubleshoot? Don’t fret; although this error message is absurdly vague, you still have ways to find more information. Web servers are almost always configured to hide specific error messages. .... For PrestaShop v1.4 through v1.5.2 ... (One system) ... Investigating the Error Once you have the additional information, there are some standard ways to further investigate the error. First, let’s go over some the most common ways this problem is caused. Once we find the cause of this error, it is much easier to solve. Permissions: Many times you will find that the permission setting on one of your folders is set incorrectly. It could be a simple fix as switching a file/folder permission from 777 to 755 or vice versa. In most cases permission sets of 777 are extremely unsafe and can allow even an amateur hacker to access your files and put malicious code in it. Make sure to check with your hosting provider for specific information about permissions set as some servers have different regulations. Incorrectly configured .htaccess: Oftentimes you will receive an internal server error when the htaccess file is configured incorrectly. For PrestaShop purposes, the main culprits of the htaccess errors are “URL Rewrite” settings or Friendly URL enabling. The htaccess syntax is very strict so even one wrong character or command will cause the server to return an Internal Error 500. Make a backup of your htaccess and regenerate the htaccess file either through the back office or by toggling the Enable Friendly URL option. Server timeout: Every server has their own timeout setting, which sets the time that any given script can run. If the function or script crosses that limit, you will receive an error 500. The most common scripts in PrestaShop that can take too long to load are CSV Imports, backups, translation loading, import/exports and thumbnail regeneration. Many times the server limit is 30 seconds, which is not long enough to run these scripts. You should contact your hosting provider and inquire about changing the limit, at least temporarily. ... UPDATED 3/31/2016: We hope this article helps you address your issue. For answers to individual questions, you can post your question for free on our forum (www.prestashop.com/forums/) or contact us (www.prestashop.com/en/contact-us) and a representative will contact you with details on how you can get the help you need.
  13. When trying to load a photo I get this error_______________________________________________________________________________ The website cannot display the page HTTP 500 Most likely causes:The website is under maintenance.The website has a programming error. What you can try: Refresh the page.Refresh the page. Go back to the previous page.Go back to the previous page. More information <ID id="moreInformation">More information</ID>This error (HTTP 500 Internal Server Error) means that the website you are visiting had a server problem which prevented the webpage from displaying. For more information about HTTP errors, see Help.
  14. Today my wife helped me purchase two bras.  She has told me she really has noticed my expanding breasts and that I really need a bra now. My breasts are now almost a C cup and I am needing support.  What a change from three years ago when I was barely an A.  Something about hormone changes as I have aged and that I have taken a few hormone products to actually reverse this, and just the opposite has occurred.  I am actually happy that I have girls on my chest now.  Something else has been occurring even though I have been trying to workout a lot, my muscles are now softer and smaller than they used to be.  Lately I have been asking for help from even girls to lift things, as I am now feel weaker; defiantly age and my overall genetics are playing their part in this. I was always told I had beautiful legs, now the muscle appears to be less; they really look like girls legs.  Just yesterday a gate guard called me mam. "Have a good day Mam."  My long hair, thin body and earrings I am sure contributed to this; I just said "thank you" and enjoyed the mixed gender characterization of my body. Dawn

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      Dawn13

      My wife just helped me try on some bras that she was considering giving away.  My breasts fitted in them. I can wear them now.  As I have gotten larger breasts she is actually getting smaller ones.  Whow!  Dawn

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      Dawn13

      I was taking a testosterone booster as my T was very low. My wife wanted me to stay overall masculine in appearance.  However, it appears that my body is now converting most of the supplement into estrogen and my E level is now quite high.  The medication disclaimer does say it can work in reverse for some people.

  15. Dawn13

    How many times have you been mistaken as a girl

    Monica did you see this post?
  16. Have been trying to reload a photo and keep getting "Error 500" Sorry - Dawn
  17. Dawn13

    Small and Treasured

    Hello Emma - Thanks - You too are a delightful person. I keep wanting to meet everyone as we are all in this life journey together. (Not practical but we do have a lot to share) Emma - You are treasured, yes, and of course loved. Dawn
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    Small and Treasured

    Another delightful thread. About Halloween and costumes, I have had the opportunity to wear several costumes lately, Green Lantern, Superman (Pink for Cancer Version), an elf and Avatar and of course as a woman(But not lately). In the last three years, I have been able to go to almost a dozen parties and face paint the kids. (I usually wear a costume/s) Besides doing the kids I usually face paint myself and paint additional examples of my work on my own arm. Rainbows, butterfly's, stars, animals and super heroes. I love to do this. It is my feminine arty nature coming out. I have now been requested at various fairs and I ask for donations. I give the money to children's programs. I too am in my 60's - still enjoying life, stretching myself and taking risks. About the first thoughts - To me being Transgender doesn't have to mean being female rather it means being closer to the attributes that are labeled as female. I now feel that my condition, who I am, is not a learned thing but rather in-bedded in my DNA. I have always been an explorer; this is my nature. Also, I visualize colors, experience touch sensations and sense sounds in a way that I believe is a female frame of mind. I remember when I found myself putting on my first feminine outfit at about six or seven years. It was a yellow sun suit with green flower embroidery on it. This along with my longer hair made me look like a girl. That was an image etched in my mind. I wore the sun suit and I wanted to show the world it was me inside it, wearing it. It was the little person, girl, me, and it was there before I ever put the item of clothing on. So the article of clothing/adornment brought out my nature and it was what is considered feminine. As I grew up took me forever to mature - most of my life my maleness consisted of being a Pixie or a Peter Pan. I also often masked some of my feelings about wanting a female body by being a clown. The clown gets to wear almost anything and can make people laugh. As a male I did not laugh. The closest I ever felt to being a male was in my Indian heritage. Wearing minimal clothing and being highly adorned. As a kid, I always felt more at home in my own skin when I was wearing feminine styled clothing. Going against the norm (Accepted by most) I am more female than most males. I have been hit on a lot - most want me because of some homosexual attraction. I am not homo. I too hate most of the base male characteristics. Dirty, unkempt, Cursing, corralling. So I am closer to female, but not female, transgender. Have a great day! Dawn
  19. Dawn13

    How many times have you been mistaken as a girl

    My recent gender bender. Went to my hair stylist a couple of weeks ago wearing all women's wear including a bra. (My stylist also does my pedicures and waxes my eyebrows) She told me my hair was now finally long and was longer than most of her women customers as women currently coming to her are now getting shorter cuts. About her she has always been a tall muscular woman. Much heaver than me. She commented that it looked like I had 'lost weight" and that she liked my turquois "earrings" I said I did not think so since I had seen her last. Then I started to think she could see my bra straps or that she knew I was transgender. After she draped me in pink we got into a discussion of fitness and she told me she had increased her weight lifting to as much as two hours a day. She asked me to feel her bicep and I did and it was both large and hard. I said you can "feel mine" and she did. 'Soft' was her comment. Then she said it was "OK" and that she was going to make me beautiful and she did. She gave me a very nice feminine haircut; matching my outfit. When I saw my image when she was done I actually felt I was passable as a woman leaving her salon. The attached photo was taken after the visit; me in a dress. Dawn
  20. Dawn13

    Wow What a Year!!

    Hello Dawn - Looking at your first posts I have a similar experience - still not totally the same - but similar. My therapist also told me she has me categorized as transgender, I am one of two, that I know she councils. Because of this she had told me it is OK to wear women's clothing that is more gender neutral to what I feel. Also, I do wear a bra occasionally as I do have some natural breast. (Size B ) I would love to have a bra fit but Have not done this. As you also talk about, I know my transgender part is inside me not just a sin I cannot control but actually part of who I am. I will post more and look more at your blog when I have time. Dawn (13)
  21. Right now I am in a green rebook sports bra top with matching shorts with a built in panty liner. Call this my fitness day. Older photo showing the same shorts with a similar top attached. I wore this outfit running after I took the photo. No additional padding, just my own new breast development. just the other day an old guy friend that I had not seen in over a year mentioned he saw a big change in my body; he said it looked like my shoulder muscles and arms were now small and he almost did not recognize me in my unisex clothing. He had remembered me with broad shoulders from working out. Then he said it must be an age thing. I actually like my body more now. I am a size 8 junior and I love the fit of junior clothing on my body. Dawn
  22. Dawn13

    How many times have you been mistaken as a girl

    Hello Lexi - Great! Item! I like the going more feminine part without trying. Dawn
  23. Dawn13

    How many times have you been mistaken as a girl

    Reposted from "Being Transgender not a Mental Disorder" So difficult to sort out the feelings versus the male body I have underneath. Three days ago, I just was talking to one of my best girl friends when we were at a running expo - she was part of a staff selling running skirts when I stopped at her booth. "I told her it was so unfair." (That men - feminine looking men like me - are ostracized when openly wanting to wear a cute stylish shirt in a race or run). She showed me a new product that they finally have developed. A collet short for men made of the same fabric as the shirt/s and almost a skirt in form. I bought one of these with a matching unisex headband. She actually got the same matching skirt so at some point we hope to get a picture of us both together wearing our matching outfits. The real point is even though I go to counceling about my being transgender - there is definitely something inside of me that goes beyond my desire to be a straight male in thought and body. Over time I have actually become more feminine in looks to better accommodate my feelings; I now have very long hair, two earrings I wear all of the time, a weight closer to that of a women allowing me to wear junior's shorts and tops; some new breast tissue to the point I now can and actually need to wear my new sports bras. Still I go out primarily as a male as I did in a recent running race. I remember at the race a girl runner actually saying as she walked by in a hearable voice to another runner. Isn't that a woman (Looking at me). Other guy friend said - no its a man. I am now happier in my own skin. My therapist told me it is OK to wear unisex items and girls items, shorts/tops, that are kind of unisex. She did tell me that I should not wear a skirt because of what it appears to do to my mind. But again - this is really who I am, a girl, in my mind. Dawn
  24. Thanks for posting this item. So difficult to sort out the feelings versus the male body I have underneath. Three days ago, I just was talking to one of my best girl friends when we were at a running expo - she was part of a staff selling running skirts when I stopped at her booth. "I told her it was so unfair." (That men - feminine looking men like me - are ostracized when openly wanting to wear a cute stylish shirt in a race or run). She showed me a new product that they finally have developed. A collet short for men made of the same fabric as the shirt/s and almost a skirt in form. I bought one of these with a matching unisex headband. She actually got the same matching skirt so at some point we hope to get a picture of us both together wearing our matching outfits. The real point is even though I go to counseling about my being transgender - there is definitely something inside of me that goes beyond my desire to be a straight male in thought and body. Over time I have actually become more feminine in looks to better accommodate my feelings; I now have very long hair, two earrings I wear all of the time, a weight closer to the average woman allowing me to wear junior's shorts and tops; some new breast tissue to the point I now can and actually need to wear my new sports bras. Still I go out primarily as a male as I did in a recent running race. I remember at the race a girl runner actually saying as she walked by in a hearable voice to another runner. Isn't that a woman (Looking at me). Other guy friend said - no its a man. I am now happier in my own skin. My therapist told me it is OK to wear unisex items and girls items, shorts/tops, that are kind of unisex. She did tell me that I should not wear a skirt because of what it appears to do to my mind. But again - this is really who I am, a girl, in my mind. Dawn
  25. Dawn13

    How many times have you been mistaken as a girl

    Three times today I had people open the door for me. Anyone having the same experiences lately? Dawn
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