Originally Posted by MarineWife
I wouldn't go so far as to make up a story around it but I sure would be testing that early. I'm definitely a POASoholic. If I think there's the slightest chance I could be pg, I'm testing as early as 6dpo. I hope I can not do that anymore. It's so hard for me, though, because I want to know asap and I've gotten BFPs as early as 7dpo.
LOL the thing is... it would have been a cute story had it been anyone else... it's just that she KNEW she was going to get yelled at, both by family and by her doctor (who tore her a new one) because she had specifically been told to avoid, and she was actually trying.
Heck, if you are confident about it, and know you can take the stress, I say test as early as you want! It would be cool to know super early. I'm not so sure I'd tell everyone that early though.
I think ideally, I'd tell DH, and obviously all my internet 'peoples' (I blog too, but no one IRL reads me) but I think I would want to wait a few weeks to say something to family. That way I get to celebrate with people who "know me" intimately, and if heaven forbid something were to happen, they would be there to support me, but I wouldn't have to deal with family, whom I think would be harder to deal with in both the happy and sad cases. I'm not good at vulnerable emotion with my family. At any rate, I'm excited about the idea of having a 'secret' that just DH and I know about irl.
In other news... babysitting for a five month old tonight at our house, and she'll be spending the night until the wee hours (parents are out partying). I love it, and I love that it gives DH a chance to kind of ease into things and get used to having a little one in the house.
She also gives me a template for all those half finished crochet projects that I can't figure out the size on...