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#1 of 15 Old 08-17-2010, 08:59 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I think it is!!!!!!!!!!!!! Finally a very faint line, and on a dollar tree test at that! It's so faint I don't think my cruddy camera could pick it up, but if it could I'd show you a picture.


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Congrats! How many DPO are you?

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That's awesome, congrats!

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Congrats! Go splurge on an Answer Early test! I got an "inconclusive" on a DT test the am after AF was due and a nice line on an Answer test that night!

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Ohhh...I'm so happy for you!!! Congratulations!!
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I estimate 24 dpo, CD 40. It's taken a lot longer than I expected to get a positive result, even with using the expensive early detection tests, so I am wondering if I ovulated late this month. I didn't temp this month, grrr! So I can only estimate based on CM and past charts.

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I bet you ovulated later than you thought - I have ovulated and gotten pregnant before from what appeared like no fertile CM that month - obviously there was some in the uterus where it counts though! My faint lines on $tree were at 10-12dpo or so, to give you an idea. I JUST started getting a noticeable line on the $ trees and I started taking them on Saturday, and got a nice line on teh FRER on Friday, so I'd try a FRER or AE and you will probably have a really nice line. IME this year, if I have a faint shadow line on a $ tree, I will get a really nice line on an FRER. So CONGRATS!! And test again

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I will try to coerce DH into picking up an expensive test for me on his way home from work.

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Congrats!

I got my first crazy-faint line on a Dollar store and then got a nice line on a FRER and then a "pregnant" on a digital which is really exciting!

SO happy for you!!

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Congrats!! If you go for the brand name, I think the store-brand equivalent is usually pretty good. I got a noticeable line around 11-12 DPO.

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I got 3 for $8 at Bed Bath & Beyond. I took them for 3 morning in a row. Fun the watch the line get darker

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Well I feel a little better that my line got darker after a few hours. It's DEFINITELY there now! I am SO excited! weee! Off to change my siggy now!

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CONGRATS!!!

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congrats!

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thanks!!

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