^I'm doing that a lot too. Every time I get a few minutes of a twinge on my left side, I become paranoid that it's an ectopic pregnancy. I'm a higher risk for one, and my doctor doesn't seem too concerned with following protocol and monitoring my hcg levels for signs of pregnancy
We haven't told anyone, and plan to keep it that way until after our first scan at about 12 weeks. I had a very bad reaction from my mother when I fell pregnant with my first and I can't go through that kind of stress again in the first tri. Feel bad keeping it from my dad though, they are no longer together and my dad still lives in Africa.
We are planning a trip to Ireland next month to see the inlaws... That will be hard to keep to ourselves as well... Sigh*
For me, the bloating and gas has lessened and yesterday afternoon I felt almost no symptoms. Did have morning sickness yesterday though. Also I had constipation most of last week, then yesterday it turned to diarrhea so I think that has helped with the bloat. I've read online that going between constipation and diarrhea is normal because the hormones are changing so much. Also I can definitely see that my bbs are bigger, and last night DH thought he could finally tell too.
I'm telling my BFF tomorrow! She'll be the first person we tell. Then my other good friend on Saturday. Trying to wait a couple of weeks before telling our families just to make sure it keeps sticking. We do have a lot of family get-togetherness on my side over the next couple of weeks, so it will be hard to keep the secret! Also I usually go running on Sunday's with my parents so I had to skip yesterday by saying I was fighting a cold (I was, but I was mostly better and could have gone if I wasn't preggo!). I'll tell them that this Sunday I have plans with my friend, even though I'm really getting together with her on Saturday. And then we'll actually tell them on Fathers Day if we can make it that long without letting it slip, lol.
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