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  1. RyeRyeBread

    Post-Op Drugs & Anesthesia - Fatigue was Gone!?

    I had gender-confirming top surgery back in March, and was very prepared to feel like absolute shit afterwards, as far as my suspected ME goes. Luckily, I didn't seem to crash during recover, or if I did, it was either rolling and I didn't notice beyond my daily typical symptoms - or because I...