Post # 1
I’m on my first cycle off BCP, after 11 years on it. I’ve gone off before, but this is the first time I’m charting while off it.
Anyway, I’m not temping, but from noting CM and period-tracking, I think its a safe bet to say I O’d sometime late last week. Ever since, my nipples have HURT! I remember as a teen that my boobs in general got sore just before AF, but that probably won’t start until next week, and I don’t remember the girls being this sore for weeks beforehand.
Anyone else experience this? Is it normal?
Post # 3
@UsagiTsukino: I hope it is normal because I experience the same thing 🙂
I wouldn’t worry
Post # 4
Totally normal! I think the TaTa’s are the most affected by the crazy hormones raging through our bodies. Mine don’t hurt, but they get HUGE!
Post # 5
@UsagiTsukino: Yup totally normal. Also the first month off of BC those types of symptoms can be CRAZY strong. I thought for sure I was preggo, but nope, just crazy body adjustments going on. Post ovulation symptoms and pregnancy symptoms are very similar and often confused. It’s annoying (REALLY annoying) but what can you do? I hope you feel better soon!!
Post # 6
@jny1179: Thanks! I feel mostly okay in padded bras, and wasn’t worried at all about pregnancy symptoms (condoms), but they hurt SO BAD when I take my bra off and get into pjs. And, well, I was almost in tears during our last fun-times. I had to tell DH to leave them alone!
Post # 7
@UsagiTsukino: Hahaha I know the feeling!!! Hopefully it won’t be so bad after this first cycle! It was by far the worst one for me. Now I just get a little twinge here or there and sometimes they feel a little bigger but nothing majorly noticeable.
Post # 8
Yes, my first cycle I was off BCP I had major sore boobs! And was moody. And had killer heartburn. I thought I was certainly pregnant. But alas, I wasn’t. Just crazy hormones. Totally normal.
Post # 9
That exactly what happens to me. Sore right after O for about a week. Fine in a padded bra, miserable without a bra on.
Post # 10
@UsagiTsukino: I stopped taking my birth control about a month ago and like two weeks later my boobs were hurting sooo bad like I coulnd’t even touch them. I’ve been tracking too, and I was supposedly ovulating during those days so it might have been because of that or because I had just gotten off my BC. They had never hurt that bad before so I thought it was a little weird but now they feel normal so I’m happy. lol
Post # 11
For me mine would hurt 2-3 days before AF arrived, until the month I got pregnant. They hurt at 4DPO.
Post # 12
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That happened to be when I went off BCP 6 cycles ago. The pain has definitely lessened over time. Last cycle it was minimal. But those first 4 cycles? Yeah, they sucked a lot.