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delighted: is DH still ignoring you? Hate when things like this happen! Oh well, marriage isn't perfect. How we doing on mood?
He was "ignoring" as in he could tell I was upset but was choosing not to engage in my emotions... Partly I think he was just tired of my moodiness... Partly he's engrossed in the Hunger Games series and hasn't been able to put it down or talk or pay attention to anything since he started... I can't blame him because I hate putting books down and prefer to just be left alone to read. I would have like him to say "I'm sorry I know you are upset, it'll happen but it's so fantastic for her, do you want a hug..."

I would have gotten that if I had asked but I didn't want to have to wink1.gif

However I think he realized he was being a jerk because he called me this morning after he found out where he was working and apologized for ignoring me and being a jerk (his words) and sai it wasn't nice.

Mood is blah. Yesterday was horrible... I woke up tired, I wanted to go home and go back to bed after school drop off... But I didn't... I went to go get groceries since we were out of food. And in the parking lot I tranferred money only my debit (I keep different accounts and only keep a small amount on my debit at any one time) and did a really great shop. Rang it all through and realized DH still had my debit. I don't carry a CC (our only one is in DH's name and we only use it for hotels and online shopping wink1.gif ) so I was stuck. I remembered I had cash at home but they had voided it already so while I ran home, they re rung it through... I would have left it probably, I was seriously embarrassed but I also had my special cart coin (a special one you buy not actual money) in the cart and I didn't want to waste another hour shopping!

Then I got home and my computer desk exploded, my phone stopped working temporarily... And I decided everything I touched was breaking so I had a nap... Then I picked the kids up and my youngest wasn't feeling great and yeah the rest you know.

Today the little one stayed home (she threw up last night and fever yesterday afternoon) and now we're spot watching and I think she may have the CPox...

My FIL is coming for a visit on Thursday and the house is in so so shape... He won't care but *I* do...

My mood is better definitely but my life is just on the upward climb of the rollercoaster at the moment smile.gif I'm expecting AF while FIL is here but still secretly hoping she doesn't show and I have use one of the FRER's I have stashed!
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Partly he's engrossed in the Hunger Games series and hasn't been able to put it down or talk or pay attention to anything since he started... I can't blame him because I hate putting books down and prefer to just be left alone to read. I would have like him to say "I'm sorry I know you are upset, it'll happen but it's so fantastic for her, do you want a hug..."

I would have gotten that if I had asked but I didn't want to have to wink1.gif
I read that whole series in one week! I can't put down a good book either! And this cracks me up about "I would have gotten that if I'd asked but didn't want to". That reminds me of the movie The Breakup. When Jennifer Aniston is pissed at V Vaughn for not wanting to do the dishes. She wants him to want to do the dishes just to help her and he's all "why would I WANT to do the dishes?" Lol! So funny!
post #63 of 348
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2ww is over for me AF came this morning greensad.gif usually I have really bad cramping the first two days. This time no cramping yet so I'm thankful for that. I am excited to start all over again but wishing for something so bad an not getting it is hard (especially when it's so natural). In this world instant gratification has turn this game not so fun. No one like the waiting game but we all want it right now! It's aggravating, depressing at times, and stressful. I believe from here on out I will put this anxiety into gods hands. He now has control and his will be done! Looking forward to lots of "stretching" with my hubs smile.gif. Baby dust to everyone else!

BeckaI read your first two posts and was blown away by our similarities. Easy first time conceiving son, LMP oct 5th, O probably 20-22 ish. So when I read your AF visited today I wanted to reach out with a virtual hug, we are practically cycle buddies. I would be due between CD 30-34 and still no AF today, day 32. Slightly agonizing couple days since I am holding out on testing until morning after 34 if that comes. So true about instant gratification in this world! I admire you for choosing to leave your anxiety to a higher power. Question, did you think you had any early Pg signs? I am having some but it's probably my hyper vigilance on the subject and noticing every twinge. Baby dust to you this November 5 cycle!
post #64 of 348
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Bummer town. 11DPO. Brownish spotting and a temp drop (although not yet below cover line). I assume AF will be here tonight or tomorrow. Going to work on losing 6-8lbs this month. Feeling icky and out of shape. Candy/food season is here. I need to set goals for self improvement and boundaries around food.

so sorry old Aunt Flo came to stay. greensad.gif I'm just within a day of knowing if AF will be at my house too. Totally understand how all the treats make you feel icky this time of year. One thing that helps me is having a high protein/ savory style breakfast. The traditional breakfast foods are so sweet and make me feel overly sugared up and icky the rest of the day. Lightly Fried eggs are yummy over greens (if you like that sort of thing haha!)
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I finally decided to just go ahead and schedule a fertility appt with my OB/GYN (the same doc who delivered our son). I want to bring him up to speed on what we've been doing since April, my irregular cycles and what we are doing now. I also want to get his thoughts on doing some bloodwork and checking my ovaries. Things have been really weird since July and I know my body and know it should not have taken this long for me to get pregnant. Anyway, I'm waiting on him to email me back at scheduling an appointment.

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Well, I gave in and took an OPK today. So much for not monitoring this month! :eyesroll It was positive, so you can move me to the 2WW.

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What kind of OPKs do you all use? I tried a couple $tree ones this months but the "green" side of me hates all the packaging. Plus are there cheaper options?
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Hi everyone, I have been following in the past week, but I am feeling so impatient and also in a lull. Not sure how the two combine, but they do. I just want to be close to ovulating, instead of on CD 9 when ovulation does not usually happen until CD 17 or so. Oh WELL, what are you going to do ?!

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3 DPO, man its going slow!!!!!  Rosie, thats what I was thinking, although I have always found it odd, kwim?  Anyhoo, all i want to do is sleep, I think its the winter blues settling in:( 

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What kind of OPKs do you all use? I tried a couple $tree ones this months but the "green" side of me hates all the packaging. Plus are there cheaper options?
I use Answer brand since they come with 20 strips per box. Pretty cheap. Can't remember if it's $12 or $20...but it's more than a month supply for me.
post #72 of 348

I use the Wondfo OPK strips from Amazon. I bought a combo pack that's 50 OPKs and 20 pregnancy tests for $22. I haven't used any of the pregnancy tests though because I've read that they're inaccurate.

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Getting some cramping today.. Hoping it is a good sign my guess is that I am 8 ish DPO. I am planning on taking a test Sunday or Monday and have a obgyn physical next Wednesday.
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So, my doctor just emailed me back. I gave him a very thorough run down of everything going on with me and this ovulation stuff.

 

His first order of business is for me get some basic blood tests done and secondly, he said  I need to lose some weight. I maintained about 15-20 lbs (it varies) after having my son and he says that excess weight can cause irregular cycles. SOOOOOOOOO....I guess this means I'm on a diet.

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Thread Starter 
Sorry I haven't been updating, I've been at my mom's. I'm back on CD 1, had an 26 day anovulatory cycle. Maybe next time...
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Negative OPK today, but the abundant EWCM has begun! So I feel like things are going smoothly so far. My plan was to start BD'ing tomorrow night, so that's in line with what my body seems to be doing. My theory is: get some BD'g in every other day, starting tomorrow (or maybe tonight). Keep up the every other day routine til a day or two after the +OPK, then wait. I'm tired of scheduled sex, so I'll be glad when I get to my TWW!!

Is anyone doing that "I'm thankful for...." thing on Facebook? I laughed out loud today thinking how shocking it would be if I posted "today I'm thankful that my EWCM returned right on schedule"! Lol!! I wouldn't dare, but imagine the surprise my friends would get!
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Good morning Ladies, haven't been on here for a few days. I'm back at CD1, please move me to waiting to o. Went through a slightly crazy testing stage this week - it's amazing how it gets hold of you and I realised I need to chill out more. Easier said than done. Anyway, new month, new egg! Fingers crossed we catch it this time 😊
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So kind of weird last night but I went to the bathroom and had a ton of ewcm. I have seen very small amounts before but I've never seen this before. I am on CD22 so it doesn't seem like an ovulation thing but we decided to bd just in case. Does anyone know why it would show up that late in the cycle?
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When adding me to the list, could you also add the link to my chart
http://www.fertilityfriend.com/ticker/47b9cb/ttc.png
Forgot to mention it earlier. Thanks!

Alivewithyou, I think I read somewhere it's got to do with the corpus luteum producing small amounts of estrogen as well as progesterone. Your temperature should tell you whether you've o'd or not.

x
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So kind of weird last night but I went to the bathroom and had a ton of ewcm. I have seen very small amounts before but I've never seen this before. I am on CD22 so it doesn't seem like an ovulation thing but we decided to bd just in case. Does anyone know why it would show up that late in the cycle?
Not for sure, but mine was like this last month - EWCM stuck around off and on from O til I got BFP! But I had a chemical. So maybe you're pregnant! And my cycle tracking app thing noticed it too and was telling me "if it stays this way, maybe you're pregnant." I know it could also mean nothing. But the month prior, I had really thick pasty CM after O and all I got was BFN's. I think it's different for every woman, but for me, I'll take it as a good sign.
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