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Old 10-11-2012, 09:47 AM - Thread Starter
 
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!  Ok.  I posted here a week or two ago because I was suspecting my fertility had returned postpartum and was unsure about my symptoms.   However, I think, from the looks of my chart that I did O.  Right?  I mean, there's a clear thermal shift & my cm pattern would confirm it--and it's not just me, right??  I've had a few temp drops in the last few days and each time I've thought- OK! Here comes AF!  Now all of my suspicions will be confirmed and I won't have to worry about it anymore!  Spotting yesterday.  Nothing at all today.  I guess I was expecting a short luteal phase (nursing ALOT right now), but I'm not technically late yet.  But someone please tell me- does it look like AF is on her way?  I was taken aback by the high temp today.  

 

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It does look like you ovulated! Keep us updated. I probably would have been a little shocked by that high temp today too, since you're right, the LP for the first cycle PP is a little short.

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Thanks so much for replying!  I was starting to feel like maybe I was just imagining things or something.  I tested this afternoon even though odds of being pregnant are pretty much nil and it was totally negative.  Really hoping to see AF tomorrow!


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High temp again today.  HPT negative.  No spotting.  What the what, body?!


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So.  High temp again today.  I'm at a total loss.   I really have no idea what is going on and I guess I'll just chock all my symptoms up to hormonal fluctuations.  Maybe it's a all a fluke...?


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Hmm. That is very strange. I'd almost be suspecting a luteal cyst at this point? Maybe? Although I don't know how rare they are.  This must be driving you crazy!

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Yeah, I'm totally going crazy.  When I had 5 days of spotting/light bleeding last month (what I marked as the beginning of this cycle), I decided I would just chart for a month to see if I noticed any pattern in temps and symptoms since I have had my fertility return really early before... BUT I still left the possibility open that the bleeding could have just been a fluke.  So, now I'm stuck somewhere in between- having noticed a pattern that seems somewhat obvious (to ME, and FF, and you!), and not having enough concrete information to go ask for a blood test or anything since it was only a hypothetical "period" (and besides, the odds of pregnancy are pretty much nil- I think the last time we dtd was 8-9 days before the theoretical 'o').

 

So.  Now what?  Off to research luteal cysts....


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any updates? how did things turn out for you?

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