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Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   02-08-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By brooksfam
I've gained about 18-20lb and I'm 28 weeks. I'm...

I've gained about 18-20lb and I'm 28 weeks. I'm feeling pretty good about that. I've been taking weekly pictures and I was way too skinny before now that I can go back and see. I was about 115lbs at...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   11-07-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 168
Posted By brooksfam
People truly amaze me! The only obnoxious...

People truly amaze me! The only obnoxious comments we get are from my BIL (husbands bro). They have a 15 month old and all they say to us is "can't wait til you see how it is, no sleep, tired, and...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   10-02-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 30
Posted By brooksfam
I'm pretty sure I'm going to just get it. I work...

I'm pretty sure I'm going to just get it. I work in a doctor's office so I feel like its worth it.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   09-26-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 32
Posted By brooksfam
I feel sick all the time unless I am eating a...

I feel sick all the time unless I am eating a little something. I had an appt today and I've gained 2-3lbs at 8w4d. Before pregnancy, I was a big dieter... while trying to get pregnant I realized I...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   09-24-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 35
Posted By brooksfam
Before pregnancy, I'd use splenda in my coffee...

Before pregnancy, I'd use splenda in my coffee and drink the occasional diet soda. I've read so many things that I wasn't sure what to believe. Does anyone have any thoughts on this subject?...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   09-15-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 422
Posted By brooksfam
monkeyscience, I'm so sorry for your loss....

monkeyscience, I'm so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and hope you heal peacefully.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   09-12-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 54
Posted By brooksfam
I've been drinking 1 cup of half caff/half...

I've been drinking 1 cup of half caff/half decaf. It's been fine for me. Other than that, I gave up all caffeine. It wasn't too bad considering I was addicted to diet coke before pregnancy!
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   09-12-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 49
Posted By brooksfam
I had my first appointment today! I was so...

I had my first appointment today! I was so excited and nervous lol. Not much happened though. I got to sit down and talk to my doctor (who is so sweet). He was surprised to see me there because I...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   08-31-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 39
Posted By brooksfam
I'm the same way! I examine my toilet paper...

I'm the same way! I examine my toilet paper every bathroom trip like a crazy woman. Every little twinge makes me nervous too. This is my first and I'm 26. I'm nervous because morning sickness hasn't...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   08-30-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 42
Posted By brooksfam
I'm Nicole and I'm 26. DH and I have been...

I'm Nicole and I'm 26. DH and I have been married for 3 years, but were high school sweethearts so we've been together forever!

We started our TTC journey in May and got pregnant the 3rd cycle!...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   08-29-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 114
Posted By brooksfam
This is my first pregnancy and I'm a little...

This is my first pregnancy and I'm a little bummed that I don't have any symptoms! I know that's crazy haha, but I feel like I should be nauseous or something. The only thing that might be symptoms...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   08-29-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 422
Posted By brooksfam
Hi everyone! I'm so happy to be here! Based on...

Hi everyone!
I'm so happy to be here! Based on O, my EDD is May 5th. I have a dr's appt on September 12th. I'm so ready for that appt! This is my very first pregnancy. Looking forward to getting to...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-25-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
Thanks everyone for the congrats. I haven't...

Thanks everyone for the congrats. I haven't shared the news with anyone yet (except dh), so it's very nice having you guys here! Good luck to everyone testing this week! I'm calling the doctor...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-23-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
Thank you everyone! Anaraila, congrats to you...

Thank you everyone! Anaraila, congrats to you too girl! Yes, let's hope we have very sticky babies! :-)

Good luck to everyone testing this week! I'm thinking of you all.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-23-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
I tested this morning at 11DPO and I got a BFP!...

I tested this morning at 11DPO and I got a BFP! I can't believe it! I'm in shock and do not know what to think! I'm so happy, but just hoping that it sticks and this is it! This is my first BFP...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-22-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
I'm still waiting to know. I tested 8dpo with a...

I'm still waiting to know. I tested 8dpo with a bfn. Not too bummed considering I knew it was early. Testing in the morning at 11dpo.

This cycle has been my longest. Tomorrow will be CD 43. I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-15-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
Monkeyscience, my temp was high today as well....

Monkeyscience, my temp was high today as well. So, FF finally put those long awaited red lines on my chart! Of course, I'm not totally sure I have still ovulated since it seems so late for me. Only...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-14-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
Monkeyscience, thanks for your help. I sleep...

Monkeyscience, thanks for your help. I sleep amazingly well every night and get about 8-9 hours per night. I never toss and turn. I always temp at 5:30am. At the beginning of my cycle, I temped two...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-13-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 4,412
Posted By brooksfam
I'm not sure what's going on right now. This is...

I'm not sure what's going on right now. This is our 3rd cycle of TTC and my first at temping/charting. Right now I'm at CD 33 with no clear signs of O (per FF). My temps just go up and down so much....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-21-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,253
Posted By brooksfam
Marcyse, thanks for much for sharing your...

Marcyse, thanks for much for sharing your temping experience! I'm getting the hang of it slowly.. My routine is pretty similar to yours, so I'm glad to know I'm on the right track!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-19-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,253
Posted By brooksfam
Yes, that does make sense! Looks like I need to...

Yes, that does make sense! Looks like I need to do some more reading to fully understand it all. Thanks for your help, tantylynn!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-18-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,253
Posted By brooksfam
Congratulations, PepperedMoth! I'm so happy for...

Congratulations, PepperedMoth! I'm so happy for you!
 
This is the start of our 3rd TTC cycle for baby #1. The past two cycles, we simply just BD without any opks or temping. This time, I decided...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,253
Posted By brooksfam
Thanks delightedbutterfly for the advice and...

Thanks delightedbutterfly for the advice and response :-) feeling a little less crazy about going to the doc.

Hope you get to feeling better!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,253
Posted By brooksfam
Well, I'm out....

Well, I'm out. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif
 
AF was three days late, but she came this morning. I was so hopeful that this was the month. My cycles have been about 34...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-11-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,253
Posted By brooksfam
Three days late today. I took a FRER yesterday...

Three days late today. I took a FRER yesterday and it was definitely a BFN. I'm so confused as to what's going on. I'm never late. I also feel like I'm about to get AF but then she never comes....
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