this is the symptom spotting site i use to torture myself:
this is the symptom spotting site i use to torture myself:
Hi Friends! Even though I think I'm probably out this cycle, I thought maybe I could pop in here since I am technically in the TWW...
Sounds like everyone has lots of good thoughts on exercise. The first two cycles after we tried I completely fell out of my normal routine and I ended up feeling like crap. I'm not a super-exerciser or anything (I leave that to my marathoner DW), but I usually do some moderate cardio 30-60 minutes a day, 3-4 times a week. After my second BFN, I had a long talk with my therapist (who also has medical training, she's fantastic) about reframing my expectations. Regarding exercise, she told me "You could be a Cirque du Soleil performer and still go out and do your normal routine every night, and it would have zero impact on whether or not implantation occurred." I appreciated the combination of good advice and making me laugh
mrsandmrs: YAY for temp spike! (not that I am chart stalking or anything)
Sphinxy: Hahahah Cirque du Soleil? that made me laugh out loud, and feel much, much calmer. Thank you. Happy you are home from your trip!
Darcy: FF will come through for you soon and indicate O! I know it! Maybe even tomorrow, and all will be clear to you! (I will WILL them to hurry up!
That is the absolute worst part for me (waiting for the cross hairs).
Friederike: How are you feeling? I hope good and pregnant! Haha, I know we can never feel much this early...But last night my DP was up all night because I was radiating so much heat. Usually, I am freezing at night. Either I am sick, or pregnant. What a fun game. Sick or Pregnant? Could be a game show...
AFM, it looks as though (or maybe I am imagining this) my chart is moving towards a triphasic pattern. This is not it's normal thing, AT ALL. I usually dip down to coverline at least once before now, and it just keeps rising. YAY?! http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/scorpioma
I wish I had charted more in the TWW periods in other months, but I have just enough to see that.
I know triphasic charts don't indicate pregnancy, but they occur in 12% of pregnancy charts and only 5% of non-pregnancy charts (according to FF).
Who knows. Still encouraging. Trying to remain open to all possibilities at this point.
Those of you who watch this board are probably just giggling or feeling bad for me regarding my nutso symptom spotting...
i saw two movies in the theater this weekend (which was kind of exhausting, actually) and spent a day in portland with some friends. i was definitely distracted for most of the weekend, but i don't really have any firm plans in the next week. i better overschedule myself asap. the second half of the tww is definitely the worst.
scorp - thanks for noticing that crazy spike. wth! your numbers are looking good!
scorioma -I am definitely a symptom imagine-er too! The last month we tried, I was experiencing all sorts of "pregnancy" symptoms, google-ing like crazy and getting so hopeful. Turns out, 2 hours later, I go to the restroom and AF had arrived. They were all my normal AF symptoms and I didn't even realize it until after, then I was all like, "Duh, you are such an idiot." and then cried a bunch because it was our last cycle trying for a while.... Here's to hoping you will have symptoms that are the real deal!
my brain is not working properly. i keep using the wrong words and struggling to string together sentences. i am afraid people are going to think im a burn-out. last night i filled the kitchen dish soap dispenser with hand soap. that was a delightful mess to clean up. and i completely forgot to temp this morning.
Just finished my LAST EXAM for the semester!!!
Now just tomorrow I have to work the last day of my internship and then a break where I can properly rest and then start testing... Today is 8DPO (wow, I'm getting there!) and I want to maybe test on 10 or 12DPO...
pretty good here, at 12DPO... temp. dropped some, was discouraging, and yes I tested already (big FAIL and BFN!)
Waiting and waiting, as usual... Symptoms not as present today as they were the first week.
Feel more normal. All I know is that this means nothing
Haha, Friederike, if you are pregnant wait until they find out WHY you were slow!
mrsandmrs, how are you hanging in there?
11dpo for me. my clinic tested my progesterone on 8dpo and it was a little lower than they'd like, so they upped that to three times a day. i really hate taking progesterone, so that was pretty much my worst case scenario. i am still exhausted (going to bed at 8pm). my breasts are killing me, nipples on fire, super bloated. i haven't gained any weight, though, which is weird because i feel like a balloon. i think we are going to test on 12 dpo, maybe? it is a fine line between hopefulness and crushing disappointment.
mrsandmrs, well said. our situations sound very similar. breast/nipple tenderness is very unusual for me, but I still worry it's my mind making it happen. I'm sorry you have to take progesterone.
we won't have to be walking that terrible line for much longer! I just want to know, you know?!
Friederike - if i use the pills vaginally, the discharge grosses me out and irritates my lady bits (and yes, cuts into my sex life considerably!). if i take it orally, it puts me right to sleep. for at least six hours. i cant win either way. i am taking a 200 mg three times a day.
friederike, you're right. it is better to catch it early and i would rather suffer the wrath of progesterone pills than lose it. i forgot to mention that the progesterone also messes up my temps so that it's impossible to read my chart reliably, which is super frustrating for me.
uhm? i was not sure that these things could actually show a line? i was so surprised, i took three. apparently it IS possible.
I title this "3AM, By Lamp Light"
my face is like this
it's not even 4am yet and i have cried twice !
OMG OMG OMG OMG!
MRSANDMRS!!!!! THAT IS A FAINT BFP!!!!!