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#1 eyesgreen

Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:19 PM

I'm ttc and this would be my 3rd cycle. Each month I have had bad cramping for about a week and a half and feeling a bit nauseus. My cycles are roughly 26-29 days. I'm on CD 29 feeling sick, crampy but no sign of AF. I know I need to test to see if I am, but I'm not sure I'm ready for the dissapointment - how long should I wait to test? With my last pregnancy the only symptoms I had were feeling like AF was on the way.

#2 noi'mnot

Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:24 PM

If you test today you should have a conclusive result. Testing any time from today should really be ok, in terms of avoiding having to squint/twist/invert/stand on your head to see a line.

Good luck! original.gif

#3 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:31 PM

I would. Just test and get it over and done with.

#4 eyesgreen

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:31 AM

well I did do a test (several in fact wink.gif ) and I got a BFP.gif . No really different symptoms that I would normally get when AF is about to arrive!
Excited and nervous about having 2 children to look after in 9 months time!!!

#5 Missy Shelby

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:39 AM

Bet you are glad that you went ahead and tested!!

Congrats on your positive result OP original.gif

#6 Purelle

Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:59 PM

Yay how exciting biggrin.gif

#7 Alli&Dean

Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

Wow!  What a rush to read your pot where you were asking if you should test and then to scroll down to see a BFP.  If only all suspense-filled waits could be fast forwarded like that, hey.

Best wishes to you!!!!!! grin.gif

#8 NunSoFeral

Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:17 PM

QUOTE (Alli&Dean @ 11/01/2013, 04:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow!  What a rush to read your pot where you were asking if you should test and then to scroll down to see a BFP.  If only all suspense-filled waits could be fast forwarded like that, hey.

Best wishes to you!!!!!! grin.gif


Ha - nicely put A&D!

Excellent news-  congratulations!

#9 eyesgreen

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:01 PM

QUOTE (gettheetoanunnery @ 11/01/2013, 04:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ha - nicely put A&D!

Excellent news-  congratulations!


Well unfortunately that ended in a miscarriage sad.gif but two months later and this morning I got a faint BFP.gif . Trying not to get my hopes up and a little nervous

#10 *melrose*

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:07 PM

yay hope all goes well biggrin.gif

#11 Alli&Dean

Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

oooh good luck eyesgreen hands.gif



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