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#1 au*lit

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:32 PM

So, I can't quite remember when my last period was (haven't been keeping a record) but I'm either a few days overdue or due in a few days. But I've been having a few symptoms that I had with my last pregnancy that make me suspect I may be pregnant.

I had a test left from last time, and its expiry date was 4/2012. I used it anyway and got a faint line. I will do another test, but not tonight.

But until then, what do you think? Is a pregnancy test 7 months out of date still to be believed?

If so, what do you think of Jacen for a boy?

#2 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:34 PM

I think you should shake your Magic 8 ball for a true answer.

Jacen sucks.

#3 cinnabubble

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:34 PM

Yes to the first question, and hugs hun ur a grate mum to the second.

#4 Lady Excentrique

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

how on earth is that pronounced?

yes i reckon your pregnant by the way. I don't believe in false positives, even on expired pee sticks.

p.s. name the child Lucien. its such an awesome name!

#5 au*lit

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:44 PM

QUOTE (Swahili @ 10/11/2012, 06:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think you should shake your Magic 8 ball for a true answer.

I shook the magic 8 ball but the answer was unclear(blue).

QUOTE (cinnabubble @ 10/11/2012, 06:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes to the first question, and hugs hun ur a grate mum to the second.

tx babe. u r 2

QUOTE (Excentrique @ 10/11/2012, 06:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
how on earth is that pronounced?

yes i reckon your pregnant by the way. I don't believe in false positives, even on expired pee sticks.

p.s. name the child Lucien. its such an awesome name!


Jay-Sen

I feel like I should like Lucien, and I think DH might have suggested it last time. But it doesn't quite roll of the tongue easily for me, and also reminds me a bit of Lucifer.

#6 runnybabbit

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

au lit you are back! Wondered if you were still around. Most of our May 2011 group seems to have disappeared. sad.gif

#7 Owl_Little_Girls

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:14 PM

I think you should go for something really unique like...

Jac5en.. the 5 is silent. Major winner there! Uber cool.

Oh yeah...and biggggg hugggggz on the BFP!!

#8 happydays2

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:15 PM

I think it would still be good. The one that I got my BFP on was a lot more out of date than that! I didn't get too excited though just incase but it was correct.

#9 Lady Excentrique

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:26 PM

How about Doorkhus then? Very ewneek.

#10 au*lit

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:27 PM

QUOTE (runnybabbit @ 10/11/2012, 06:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
au lit you are back! Wondered if you were still around. Most of our May 2011 group seems to have disappeared. sad.gif

I haven't checked the group in ages - I feel bad. I must get back in there and catch up with everything. I still think about you all!

QUOTE (Madame Catty @ 10/11/2012, 07:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So this is a joke?  Or you're being a t*at?  Or both?


The pregnancy test bit isn't a joke. I think I may actually be totes preggo. But as for calling a child of mine Jacen, probably not.


#11 au*lit

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:30 PM

QUOTE (Owl_Little_Girls @ 10/11/2012, 07:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think you should go for something really unique like...

Jac5en.. the 5 is silent. Major winner there! Uber cool.

Oh yeah...and biggggg hugggggz on the BFP!!


Ja5en is naming gold. I won't use it if you want dibs though.

QUOTE (Excentrique @ 10/11/2012, 07:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How about Doorkhus then? Very ewneek.


No opportunities for bullying or bad nick names there.

#12 GoneWithTheWhinge

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:41 PM

Imagine if it were twin boys - Jacsen and Jascen

(Jackson and Jason for those not down with how the uneek special names are announced)


#13 au*lit

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:42 PM

QUOTE (GoneWithTheWhinge @ 10/11/2012, 07:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Imagine if it were twin boys - Jacsen and Jascen

(Jackson and Jason for those not down with how the uneek special names are announced)


Now I'm really hoping it's twins so I can tell everyone that's what we're calling them.

#14 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:38 PM

QUOTE (GoneWithTheWhinge @ 10/11/2012, 10:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Imagine if it were twin boys - Jacsen and Jascen

(Jackson and Jason for those not down with how the uneek special names are announced)

My bold. Awesome.


#15 Le-a

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:45 PM

Solid gold twin names PP!

I've always loved the name Fahgina for a boy.

#16 bakesgirls

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:46 PM

QUOTE (GoneWithTheWhinge @ 10/11/2012, 09:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Imagine if it were twin boys - Jacsen and Jascen


tthumbs.gif

I've always been a little partial to:
Girls
Xtal (Crystal)
MLE (Emily)
Tiffanee Diamond
Haighleigh
Teighlor
Sierra- Leonie
Ricca-Donna
Brytney

Boys
Stealth Wolf
Djuke
Kameera
Maffew
Oskah
Mavrik
Alixzander
Koady

I always like a little twist so that names are a bit on the la-dee-da side. wink.gif

Anyway-congrats on your BFP! A line is a line in my books, doesn't matter if it's out of date. Just thought I'd also add some names to consider biggrin.gif

ETA- not as in the member la di dah! And the names are just a bit of fun, not serious suggestions.

Edited by bakesgirls, 11 November 2012 - 11:05 PM.


#17 imamumto3

Posted 11 November 2012 - 07:04 AM

my more out of date tests gave me a false negative.  Still dont think they would give you a false positive.

#18 elmo_mum

Posted 11 November 2012 - 07:13 AM

ohmy.gif

try
ja'cezyn - with a silent  z of course....

congrats on bfp

Edited by elmo_mum, 11 November 2012 - 07:17 AM.


#19 DrFeral

Posted 11 November 2012 - 07:37 AM

Probably worth retesting in a week or two with one in date ....  Seriously though....
The problem with these uneek names (spelling) is that the poor child will have to spend the rest of their life explaining and spelling out their name and then have to constantly correct other peoples attempts to spell it.




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