FarmersWife - Sorry to hear of your unwanted visitor !! But the faster you get AF out of the way the faster you can start trying again We are only approaching month #3 and already I feel like "Oh no, it hasn't happened by now so maybe that means it never will ?!" But that is just our crazy bodies/minds playing tricks on us. It will happen when it is meant to so for now all we can do is keep trying !! How long are your cycles ? Mine have been 31/32 days since I stopped my bcp so I do not expect AF again until around August 2.
Good luck this cycle !!!!
Im glad Im not the only one feeling that way! I joke with my DH that God wants us to have a baby in the summer, because summer birthdays are much more fun! He rolls his eyes, as his birthday is in Feb. haha.
We just need to keep reminding ourselves that it can take a year, yawn..
My cycles are normally 25/26 days. This cycle was almost 28 days however. So I am lucky some woman have very long cycles.
My sister in law got her BFP this cycle. I am over the moon for her. She is married to DH's twin brother, we are very close. So even though I don't get to be a mom this cycle, I get to be an aunt!! We will also be the god parents too!
And yes on with the 5th cycle. Did you just start your 3rd cycle then?
FarmersWife - Haha, it is funny you say that because a couple weeks ago I said to my mom "Well, if it takes a few more months for it to happen then that's okay because then the baby will be born in the summer time", haha !
Congrats on finding out you are becoming an aunt ! It is so good that you are able to stay positive about it. I know I would be happy as well but I would still feel some jealously, so if you do feel a bit of that then that's normal as well. How many months were they ttc ?
& yes, I am just finishing up AF today so then we will be trying again and this will be our third cycle of trying. So neither of us are even at the half a year mark yet so we're doing good
best of luck !!
That is soo funny, great minds think alike !
You.. You are right it is normal to feel a little jealousy. And I admit I do feel a little. But they deserve this more than anything in the world!! And I would be awful for being jealous on the outside for it. They have been TTC #1 successfully for 2 years!! They had 2 miscarriages before getting this BFP. They have really been through hell. I consider my sister inlaw to be my best friend too, as we are the same age. We were actually friends first, she introduced me and DH.
So I am truly over the moon happy for them. I am praying to God each night they have a healthy & happy 9 months! So of course I feel a TINY bit of jealousy, just because I want it too. But... they totally deserve this!
Isnt it a good feeling to get AF out of the way?! I got lucky since getting off BCP my AF has only been 4 days! It always used to be a long drawn out 7 days, even before BCP. Yuck.
It is so nice to hear you say that, now I am even happy for them as well - haha !
Maybe that means that bfp's are in the air !
& Yes it is so exciting when AF is finished ! I always have a million thoughts like "could this be the month ?! when should i test ?? how often should we bd ? maybe we can plan a special trip when its around my o time" haha.
Four days is really lucky. I can't complain because I don't have bad periods, just bad pms ! Has your pms changed sinced you got off bcp ? Mine really has.
& I tried to use them last month but I just assumed I knew the exact day I would get a positive so I didn't use them for a few days til I got my positive like you're supposed to.. But I was using the First Response ones that have one line and you have a positive once the second line is darker.. and I found it very hard to judge! So for this month I bought the Clear Blue digital ones (they are a bit more expensive, but there's no way I can misinterpret a smiley face,haha). So I am going to try these for this month and see how that goes.. I may stick with it or I may not, haha. I am not temping though.
Are you using either ?
Trust me all the same thoughts come to my head too!
I actually have felt way better after getting off BCP. I honestly don't feel as moody as I was while on it. Last cycle I also used the first response ones. I wasn't getting a darker line and was just getting upset. I quit using them a few days and figured I just missed my surge. Then I started getting a little crampy and thought hey maybe I am going to O. Took a test and the line was wayyy darker than the control line.
I think Im going to stick with the cheaper first response again this cycle and see what happens. We are also using Pre-Seed just started that last cycle so hopefully this is the cycle! Pray pray pray. I agree though smiley face would be a lot easier to judge!
PS I hope BFPS are in the air as well!!! Good luck
Farmers Wife - Oh yes, I knew you were using them because that was the start of this thread ! Haha. I have "baby brain" even when I'm not preggo!
When are you going to start your opk's? & How do you find pre-seed? I have been wanting to try it but I haven't been able to find it anywhere.. I checked a couple of WalMarts but I'm not even sure if they carry it (I'm from a small town in Canada so I actually don't get to bigger stores that often, haha). Where are you from ? & Where did you come across pre-seed to?
AF has officially left the building so I am excited for the upcoming month !
Good luck again !!!!!!
That is soo funny because when I was telling you I did use them, I forgot that's what the post was first about too! haha.
I think I am going to start testing for O about CD10. What about you?
I am always looking for easy ways to help get a BFP lol. And I honestly don't remember how I found out about it somewhere on here.
I actually bought mine at Walmart! Its a little on the spendy side, but you don't use much.. And we only used it around the time we thought I was Oing. Im not sure what all stores you have in Canada though. But Im pretty sure they carry it here at Target, Kmart, Shopko etc. Places like Walmart.
It really does mimic your CM its pretty crazy. I prefer that over taking cough medicine etc.. But if you cant find it in the store you should be able to order if off line at Walmart.
I am from the United States, In good ole Iowa.
PS AF has also left the building here too haha. Whoho
I love hearing from you all ! It is so exciting I am around cd 9 right now, but i think we are going to start bd'ing tonight ! going to try extra hard this month to really focus on the days that i could possibly have my "o". I will probably start my opk on friday or saturday because it seems the last couple of months I haven't been that early.
While I had AF my stomach felt funny but I figured I was just bloated but now it's over and I just feel soooo fat still. If I had any other symptoms then I would take a hpt ! (even though I did have af).. I probably do need to cut down on the sweets anyways but it is just an odd feeling, I feel like I look different (but I don't think I actually do) cause it feels like i've gained 20 pounds there. Could still just be another side effect from stopping my bcp (or I seriously might just need to lay off the summer food, haah)
Farmers Wife - Good luck to you !!!! Let me know how your opk's go, hopefully we can get them to work haha. I never thought about ordering the pre seed online, that is a good idea.
Mrs Dragonfly - How are you doing this month ? What CD are you on ?? Sending tons of baby dust your way as well
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