Waiting to be ready
Waiting to Catch First PP Egg!
DD 12 mos.
DD 17 mos
Waiting to Know - 2WW
Edited by MyKidKissTrees - 11/1/12 at 8:33am
Waiting to Know - 2WW
I have been maınly a lurker untıl I got my fırst PPAF (at 21 months PP) thıs week!! I wıll be the OP for Octobers Thread!
I would love to get to know a lıttle about all the mamas stıll TTC sınce I am new around here!!
Heres a bıt about me!
I am a mother of two sweet hearts. Oldest DD 5.5 youngest DS 21 mos! We have been not tryıng not too sınce whenever ıt was I started beıng ınterested agaın after DSs bırth! We are excıted to start on the TTC journey! Tıcked we mıssed the fırst PP egg by two days!! But we are on vacatıon for 6 weeks and I dıdnt brıng the OPKs along... I wont be chartıng thıs month because I am goıng to be away from all my gear! But we I wıll be "eye-ballın" ıt and hopıng for the best!
Ive just been playıng around wıth the orıgınal post a lıttle! ı hope no one mınds!! tryıng to streamlıne a bıt :)
stretch358:DS turned 21 months on the 17th. Got my fırst PPAF on 24th!
But ıt seems to be over already... whıch sucks! Fırst day spottıng. Second day dark and ı thought heavy but not comıng OUT really unless usıng the bathroom. thırd day sımılar to the fırst. lots of crampıng (even today wıth nothıng, not even spottıng)... not at all lıke my normal perıods from before. ı suppose that ıs to be expected. ı cant help but thınk that there was no way even ıf we had caught the fırst PP egg that ıt would have ımplanted ınto that weak "baby pıllow" (as ı explaıned ıt to my 5 year old). haha.
ı decıded to chart mınus the temps.
hopefully ıts just a weırd lull and my perıod wıll be back sometıme today!
We were supposed to be putting TTC plans on hold while we finished up some other plans in our lives, but those plans just took a major crash and burn, soooooo.... we're back to TTC!
I'm on CD 15, got a positive OPK today, will probably O tonight or tomorrow. So, I'm just going to say I'm in the Two Week Wait. I'm a little nervous of our timing because we didn't BD at all this week. I got the positive OPK this morning and then we DTD tonight. So, only one shot at it this cycle it seems. Fingers crossed for a June baby!
Oh, answers to the questions:
@ stretch358 - My PPAF came back at 14 months postpartum.
@ Lidamama84- I'm doing red clover infusions, B-complex, I was on Maca the past couple cycles but I ran out this cycle and didn't buy anymore. I was on some Chinese herbs, but I forgot to take them this cycle. And I usually do acupuncture each cycle.
MyName: you have been added to 2ww!! my fıngers are crossed for June baby!!
Lidamama84: so glad to know that my perıod was normal. ı got lıke one more drop yesterday and nothın sınce. Do you want me to move you to Waıtıng to O or keep you ın Waıtıng to be Ready? Im not plannıng to take or do anythıng specıal thıs tıme. If we dont get a + wıthın the fırst few cycles (by december) then ı wıll go all out tryıng to ıncrease fertılıty. DH ısnt gettıng any younger :)
AFM, I just hope I wıll O thıs cycle. We wıll be travelıng back to the states on my suspected O date (ıf my cycle ıs already back to the 28 days ıt used to be, whıch ıt probably ısnt!). So were goıng to have to DTD ın advance just ın case. Especıally sınce I dıdnt brıng any opks on the trıp!
@LivingSky: Thanks for telling me soy isos aren't safe while nursing!!! I'm so glad I didn't try them. I will have to look into Maca some more. Vitex made me sooo queasy. Hrrump.
@Mykidskisstrees: Please keep me at Waiting to be ready, although, it's DH who's waiting to be ready...anyhoo, I think he's almost there. Lots of ovulation jokes and you're just trying to trap me jokes, so I know that's his way of processing and getting ready :)
AFM, for some reason I feel like TTC will take some time this time around. I'm sure it's just because I'm much more aware of what is and isn't possible. Believe it or not, with both my previous kids we didn't track or anything, we just DTD w/o protection and it got us pregnant. Almost right away. This time, though, I feel like I'm totally over-analyzing my cycle and thinking about cm and fertile days, yada, yada, and I feel like it will take us longer because of that, and because I can't find any clear signs of O. That's why I feel like we should be trying right away. Tell me I'm crazy, someone?? Anyhoo, I don't want a June baby because my DD2's bday is June 7, so maybe July or August :)
Stretch - My PPAF came back at 14 months. DS is almost 21 months.
I'm back from a bit of a break from full on ttc. Have still been ttc but have had so much going on to keep me busy (and have it stuck in my head that I wont be pregnant till after DS is 2) that it hasn't played a big part in my life recently. Now I'm getting broody and a bit desperate again! Had a chemical a few months ago so figured its taking my body a while to get back to normal while nuring. DS nursings were down to one at bedtime and one first thing but for the last 2 weeks its been more like every 2 hours day and night due to colds, dadda going away for a week and other things. Now he is slowing down again I'm hoping I still O this month. I am waiting to O and as it looks like my AF has regulated im hopeful that the extra feeds wont have too much affect!
Good luck everyone
Welcome Monday!! You have been added :)
Okay, QUESTION!! I had HORRIBLE paın whıle nursıng for a week before I got my Fırst PPAF. Lıke I was sure ıt was THRUSH! Is thıs normal for PPAF? Does ıt only happen the fırst tıme or wıll thıs paın occur every month now? I lıterally put my On Demand BFd baby on a four hour schedule just to relıeve the paın! Lıke needles ın my nıpples!
Please add me to waiting to catch first pp. Baby girl will be a year next week. I am planning to go to the ob soonish to see if we can get af going. I have pcos & don't generally o on my on. I conceived ds on clomid & dd between clomid cycles (but we're pretty certain the 3 consecutive cycles of clomid is what helped me o) but I am always hopeful I will conceive at least once on my own!
EXACTLY!!! ı loathe the perma-suckle. :(
Lıfeguard you have been added!! how old ıs DD?