OCTOBER 2018 POAS

posted 3 months ago in TTC
Post # 481
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

NMom17 :  I think most bees get a crazy cycle when starting TTC. Mine decided not to ovulate the first month trying, so there’s that, ha! It was very disheartening but helped me take a step back and try to de-stress as much as possible in following cycles. The more I stress the more delayed O becomes. The last two months trying out of 4 were my most chill and regular months TTC. Good luck to you!

Post # 482
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

5dpo… 

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Post # 483
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Buzzing bee

NMom17 :  ugh. I am in the same boat, cycle day 38 of a normal 30 day cycle all tests are negative. Ugh. I just want to try again. Some cramping today so maybe she is on the way… ? Who knows. I have an appointment tomorrow so we will see. 

Post # 484
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

mrsalexander :  I had to double check but just realized you are a fellow sept 15 mama! Good luck to you lady! 

Post # 487
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Blushing bee

I’m in the same boat as everyone else!! CD 41 or usual 34 day cycles. All negative tests and I had cramping Monday and thought AF was starting and nothing. I think I had late O on the 1st, test strip was super dark and ewcm tipped me off or I swear I ovulated much earlier. I’m trying not to get frustrated, but it’s beyond annoying that my cycles want to be screwy. 😭

Post # 488
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

ahartig :   zcuriousbuzzybee :  NMom17 :  This sucks!!! I just wanna know either way… so frustrating. I’m on CD34 today normally 27-28 day cycles… 4 days late.

Huge temp drop this morning so I’m assuming AF will show up tomorrow. 🙁

Post # 489
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

summerlove23 :  yup, perfect! Im 7 dpo since I ovulated two days early. St least I have visiting in laws and a sick toddler to occupy my mind… 

Post # 491
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Worker bee

The waiting is horrible. Started having some potential symptoms today but trying not to overthink things.

Post # 492
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Busy bee

ROLL CALL 

Your age/partner’s age: 30/31

Baby #: 1 (technically 2, I had a MC in June)

Current Cycle/DPO: 3 DPO. Got my crosshairs this morning 😀 

Ovulation Date: 10/8

POAS Date: 10/22

Usual Cycle Length: 48 days but it looks like I am having a weird, shorter cycle after my super long anovulatory one post MC! 

Cycles Trying: 4

BFP Plan (BD Timing, supplements, charting, prenatals, etc.): tons of BD, prenatal vitamins, Ava bracelet and charting with FF. 

Trying anything new this month?: I skipped the OPKs this cycle

Link to your chart if charting

For fun – Favourite TV series right now? hubs and I are both really into Survivor 

Post # 493
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Hey ladies!

 

I’m late to this party, but I’m feeling really good about this month, so I’m adding to the roll call for the first time in a very long time!  

 

Darling Husband and are coming up on our 6th anniversary next month  I’ve been off birth control since just after our first anniversary.  We haven’t really been trying, but certainly not preventing anything either. 

 

When I turned 38 this year, it occurred to me that I only had 2 years if I wanted a baby before 40.  I’ve always had somewhat erratic cycles, but doctors didn’t seem concerned  

 

This month, we tried OPK to make sure we got our timing right.  I got a smiley face on Tuesday and yesterday and it was negative today, so I take that as a good sign.  We DTD both nights, so that’s also good!  And today, I got some spotting which I assume is ovulation spotting (not unusual for me).  I’m feeling very hopeful for this month!

 

Anyway, that was a very long winded intro to this roll call! 🙂

ROLL CALL 

Your age/partner’s age: Me – 38, Him – 44

Baby #: 1

Current Cycle/DPO: Today is CD20

Ovulation Date: Yesterday? Today?

POAS Date: Oct 24

Usual Cycle Length: 30-35 days

Cycles Trying: I’ve lost track!  We’ve been taking a very casual approach for several years now, but lately, my clock is ticking so loud!

BFP Plan (BD Timing, supplements, charting, prenatals, etc.):  OPK and way better timing!

Trying anything new this month?: OPK

Link to your chart if charting: This is the plan for next month

For fun – Favourite TV series right now?  Good Doctor

Post # 494
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

Anyone else frustrated by how many early pregnancy symptoms are the same as pre-period symptoms? 9 DPO here and was feeling super PMS-y and cranky today, I usually get that about a week before my period which would about now. But it says mood swings can ALSO be an early pregnancy sign. So, I might be out, might not be at this point. But trying to stay calm since I know if I am actually pregnant the stress won’t help!

Post # 495
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Blushing bee

I feel like a crazy person.  I swear I see something!! Darling Husband said he sees nothing and that I likely stare at a computer screen too much at work, my eyesight is getting kinda sketch 

 

The one on top is a previous day, stark white I see nada on it. 

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