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#1 FaithHopeLove

Posted 19 February 2013 - 02:59 PM

Welcome to some great company to get us all through this fun crazy and frustrating journey to ttc. All welcome so don't be afraid to pop in and say hello!


FEBRUARY IS MY MONTH



Testing on...

Friday February 1st

Saturday February 2nd


Sunday February 3rd


Monday February 4th
PrincessPeach

Tuesday February 5th
Gemcat

Wednesday February 6th
FaithHopeLove
Mummzy


Thursday February 7th
Lisags
Kpingitquiet


Friday February 8th


Saturday February 9th
Mrs Darcy

Sunday February 10th
Christabelle86 BFP!

Monday February 11th
MummaWantsAnother

Tuesday February 12th


Wednesday February 13th
JessieTroy

Thursday February 14th
SensibleSis

Friday February 15th
Sarah Mac BFP!

Saturday February 16th


Sunday February 17th
Dabri BFP!
Minnieme4me


Monday February 18th
Lily-bee BFP!

Tuesday February 19th


Wednesday February 20th
Zanbam BFP!
Julzoz


Thursday February 21st
Poseidon768 "DM"

Friday February 22nd
Caninestorm

Saturday February 23rd


Sunday February 24th
HappyLife

Monday February 25th
FrenchSoda

Tuesday February 26th


Wednesday February 27th
Gemcat

Thursday February 28th
Luvmy3 BFP!

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Limboland


Dates in February - PM FaithHopeLove (FHL) or reply to thread to confirm

March Testers
MummaWantsAnother 8/3
RainRain 1/3


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Congratulations on your


October = 15

~ ms*teach 4/10 ~ ChilliDog 8/10 ~ fireylee 12/10 ~ karlie.jane 14/10 ~
~ chocolate_cake 17/10 ~ elle_woods82 17/10 ~ jmaz86 19/10 ~
~ Ruba-dub-bub 19/10 ~ CharmaineKnight 21/10 ~ Bombom 21/10 ~
~ stephteff 26/10 ~ Mel_W 28/10 ~ Sunnycat 29/10 ~ Bambiigrrl 30/10 ~
~ LeNat McCoy 30/10 ~

November = 4

~ Wywy'sMum 9/11 ~ melmelmel 12/11 ~ Nellie1083 14/11 ~
~ Tea-snob 24/11 ~

December =9
~ chloesmum2008 1/12 ~ HeartMyBoys 2/12 ~ miss-petal 2/12 ~
~ winterbabies 3/12 ~ babyangelfever 4/12 ~ caninestorm 8/12 ~
~ Impish 13/12 ~ jens1607 - 15/12 ~ bitingmynails 21/12 ~
~

January 2013 = 19
~ Ali_Cat 2/1 ~ EllaBellaAU 4/1 ~ The_Copleys 6/1 ~ tahliahay 6/1 ~ sleepyerin 8/1 ~  AnnBB 9/1 ~ Jessicaviolet88 11/1 ~ Dabri 12/1 ~q Autumnmumma 12/1 ~ Squick aka MrsBG 12/1 ~ Hoping2BaMummy 14/1 ~ Cath83 16/1 ~ Christine13 16/1 ~ MummOfOne 16/1 ~ Dabri 16/1 ~ akadia 18/1 ~ dimensionk  23/1 ~ mrsradiant 24/1 ~ Luvmy3 30/1 ~

~

February 2013 = ??
~ Christabelle86 10/2 ~ Sarah Mac 13/2 ~ Dabri 15/2 ~  Zanbam 16/2 ~ MummyLyss 17/2 ~ Lily-Bee 18/2 ~ Luvmy3 26/3 ~ rara12 26/3 ~


Terminology:
MyMonth - English
Eagle – positive pregnancy test
No Eagle – negative pregnancy test
Houston we have a problem – negative pregnancy test
SFF – Shagging for fun
SWI – Shagging with Intent
BD (Boom Diggity) - SWI
FJ (Fanny Juice) – CM (Cervical Mucus)
FFJ (Fertile Fanny Juice) – EWCM
Buzwams – Breasts
George - Period (Darn Evil Thing)
TC (Torture Chamber) - 2ww

Edited by FaithHopeLove, 26 February 2013 - 07:36 PM.


#2 kpingitquiet

Posted 19 February 2013 - 03:05 PM

Oooo do I score gold?

#3 Iliketoflounce

Posted 19 February 2013 - 03:06 PM

silver

#4 Lisags

Posted 19 February 2013 - 04:02 PM

bronze??? wow

just had some guy here helping us save electricity and water.  it was a free service.  they changed over the shower head and took the old one.  hope DP is ok with that but he wont answer his phone.

Edited by Lisags, 19 February 2013 - 04:03 PM.


#5 HappyLife

Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:17 PM

Eggplant biggrin.gif

He he... Just thought it sounded like it fits in with the whole gold, silver, bronze thing original.gif

FHL - thanks for the chocolate hedgehog! They're so cute - have you seen the you tube videos of baby hedgehogs? Oh, and that dig at our moderator must have worked - we now have a new thread! Yay!  She was getting a bit slack (just kidding - not your fault we talk so much!!) biggrin.gif

Not happy about George, but not much I can do about it. DH keeps saying he thinks he's got no swimmers & wants to buy a microscope so he can check! Major nerd wink.gif  Would probably be an interesting thing to see, but don't think either of us could interpret it. Not to mention... ahem... handling the whole collection, specimen, slide side of things...

#6 Cantankerous

Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:58 PM

Wooden spoon!
DH me when he got home have u tested yet when I said he needed to wait for 2 weeks he was most disappointed! Looks like I'm not the only one who is going through the 2ww

#7 FaithHopeLove

Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

I had a water saving guy years back - put on a watersaving showerhead that made my pipes shake loudly and violently. went back to the less environmentally friendly version and all ok again shrug.gif

happy baby hedgehogs are called puggles. true fact. eggplant not the weirdest call on this thread biggrin.gif  that would be hilarious... you could wear labcoats!

Lisa** that is so adorable!

#8 Lilymag

Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:58 PM

QUOTE (*~Lisa~* @ 19/02/2013, 06:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wooden spoon!
DH me when he got home have u tested yet when I said he needed to wait for 2 weeks he was most disappointed! Looks like I'm not the only one who is going through the 2ww


Lisa my DH was the same! When I told him we would test on 1st March he couldn't believe it. THAT LONG?!? It took a while for him to get on board with TTC so I'm really happy he's so keen to test.

#9 RainRain

Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:05 PM

QUOTE (FaithHopeLove @ 19/02/2013, 06:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had a water saving guy years back - put on a watersaving showerhead that made my pipes shake loudly and violently. went back to the less environmentally friendly version and all ok again shrug.gif


Sounds like water hammer. The water saving shower head essentially lets less water through the rose, and it sounds like the pressure in your pipes was too high for the aperture. I've never had that problem with water saving shower heads though...might just be where you live...can often be a simple fix.

No temp rise today...expecting one tomorrow hopefully or we may have missed our time as I've been away for work. This away for work thing is going to cause problems  sad.gif  


#10 Gemcat

Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:11 PM

SOMEBODY..... I'm not naming names (gemcat) took another delivery of baby clothes today.

Lovely Gaia organic cotton stuff, on special from babysgotstyle.

Also, SOMEBODY.... I'm not naming names (gemcat) has been gassy for four days in a row now, and bloat-a-rama today. I could be upduffed.... or I could suddenly be allergic to all food.

#11 HappyLife

Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:25 PM

Well, now I'm out for Feb, I want to live vicariously through others & their journey. More BFPs people, come on... biggrin.gif

#12 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:33 PM

QUOTE (Gemcat @ 19/02/2013, 09:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
SOMEBODY..... I'm not naming names (gemcat) took another delivery of baby clothes today.

Lovely Gaia organic cotton stuff, on special from babysgotstyle.

Also, SOMEBODY.... I'm not naming names (gemcat) has been gassy for four days in a row now, and bloat-a-rama today. I could be upduffed.... or I could suddenly be allergic to all food.


Could definitely be upduffed. DP was gassy for days prior to our positive tests and she revelled in telling me that I couldn't say anything or even make her leave the room because it was an EPS sad.gif .

#13 Cantankerous

Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:17 AM

This is a very confusing cycle. I've been OPK for a couple of days the line got a bit stronger then weaker so I put the strongest as + this AM its darker again but I did use FMU which I cant rember if your meant to or not.

Either way we are getting in som BD so whatever happends just wish I knew where abouts I wasa going!

Gemcat- so tempted to go to baby shops but I cant do it just yet. I made that mistake last time and the longer my TTC went on her the harder it was to look at baby things.

Happylife- FX next month


oh crap look at the time I gotta go to work!

#14 RainRain

Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:09 AM

Temp shift for me this morning.

Have a lovely day girls.

#15 FaithHopeLove

Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:24 AM

Gemcats i think somebody might be upduffed!

Dabri roll2.gif i like your dp's style!

Oooh nice temp junp rainy.

DM, DM whereforartthou DM?

Min how is o week going?

#16 Iliketoflounce

Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:42 AM

QUOTE (FaithHopeLove @ 20/02/2013, 06:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Min how is o week going?

good last.day this week then start.on tuesday with first assesment due on friday.(it is about us looked at it last night it is easy)

#17 Julzoz

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:30 AM

Good Morning All.

I haven't been in here in a while, its been a full on time with work etc. I haven't read back yet but will do soon.

Sad to say February is not my month. sad.gif

Congrats to all the BFP's i see in the list though original.gif

Julz

#18 Gemcat

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:43 AM

'atta girl Rainy!
New Lisa - man, you have to leave for work early! I know I should avoid the baby stuff, but in a strange way it really helps me and makes me feel excited about ttc instead of frustrated/sad.
DM what sayeth you of your symptoms and your testing tomorrow?
Dabri lol

#19 FaithHopeLove

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:11 AM

I saw you lurking DM... hope you are ok :worried:

sounds good min!

Sorry to hear that Julzoz sad.gif chocolate sandcastle?

#20 kpingitquiet

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:48 AM

Lisags: Yeah, sometimes it takes the biggest disasters to help us decide what we really want.
Crossing fingers for you!

Sorry to those who are out for Feb sad.gif Sending you all good thoughts for March!

AFM: 3dpo and waiting, waiting, waiting. We'll be kind of amused if we get our BFP this cycle. Have I mentioned, in here, the blue million November birthdays in my family? We literally have a birthday averaging every 2nd day, including our first child and me! I always swore I would send all men away from me every February so that the cycle would stop with me. So far, I have not done well with this vow lol. Gawds, another November bday... Ah well. I'll just be happy to see two lines, even if it means we're always broke and exhausted between Nov 1 and New Years for the rest of time.

#21 Iliketoflounce

Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:10 AM

Why do they havea cafe at uni with yummy food

Dm do I need to pm you or stalk you?

Edited by Minnieme4me, 20 February 2013 - 11:13 AM.


#22 Julzoz

Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:29 AM

Thanks for the Choc Sandcastle FHL. original.gif

#23 ~Inara~

Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:03 PM

QUOTE (Minnieme4me @ 20/02/2013, 12:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why do they havea cafe at uni with yummy food

Dm do I need to pm you or stalk you?



So that you can get a part time gig there!!!  biggrin.gif

#24 MummaWantsAnother

Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:09 PM

Hi all!

FHL, I'll be testing on about March 8th…..that seems like SUCH a long way away huh.gif

ZanBam, MummyL & LilyB – CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Woo Hoo!!!!!! May your pregnancy journeys be amazing and incredible!

Happy, you could always send DH off to a clinic for a test – the GP just needs to give you a referral. If he is feeling anything from scared/guilty to simply curious, that'll at least clear things up for him. Nothing worse than when they feel a need to question their manhood wink.gif Sorry about George, BTW. And, I'm with you….more BFPs people please (no pressure!).

Rain, wow, YOU'RE in the know on this plumbing stuff, I love it! How much travel are you doing? Good one on the temp hike!

LOl Dabri – eeeeuuuuwwwwgh!!

Um….Gem…..wow, can we get excited?!? I am dying to get excited for you! *poses in about-to-start-a-happy-dance pose*

Sorry Julz sad.gif . Hang in there (both at work and with TTC wink.gif ).

KIQ, wouldn't it be ironic…..! For mine, I'm REALLY gunning for a BFP this cycle. I'd be slightly regretful for a BFP next cycle – it'd mean another Christmas baby which isn't fun for anyone, particularly them!

Min – things have obviously changed A LOT since I was at uni! The best it got back then was cold tasteless three-day-old overcooked rice which they'd chucked leftover peas and carrot chunks in with a bit of soy sauce and masqueraded it as fried rice!!!!

AFM....hideous time at work at the moment, which can't help with TTC. But on a positive note my sister and her partner bought a house at auction on Saturday (YAY!!!) and we've been celebrating ever since! It's only 10 mins away from us. They moved in with us on Sunday, until they settle, just to save a bit of dosh. Also on Sunday my in-laws and a random cousin arrived from Adelaide for a week, so mine is a MADHOUSE at the mo (7 adults & 2 kids). Nothing like raising a pair of twins in true family communal living environment rolleyes.gif .

I am at CD8, so time to SWI for the next week in the hope of catching my body out wink.gif . I've bought my first OPK and will start using it tomorrow.

Did a CD4 blood test on Saturday - it was SO painful. Halfway through the second vial the nurse made a surprised noise and told me the blood had just stopped flowing ohmy.gif and when I asked her if that was normal she didn't answer!? I was pretty sure there was still some blood in there?!...she had to go into the other arm to finish the job. I was so bruised and sore afterwards.

DH is booked in for sperm test on Tuesday next week, and we're back to see the specialist on Monday 4 March (my birthday!).

Will check back in later.
xMWA



#25 bambiigrrl

Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:08 PM

QUOTE (*~Lisa~* @ 20/02/2013, 05:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is a very confusing cycle. I've been OPK for a couple of days the line got a bit stronger then weaker so I put the strongest as + this AM its darker again but I did use FMU which I cant rember if your meant to or not.

Either way we are getting in som BD so whatever happends just wish I knew where abouts I wasa going!

Gemcat- so tempted to go to baby shops but I cant do it just yet. I made that mistake last time and the longer my TTC went on her the harder it was to look at baby things.

Happylife- FX next month


oh crap look at the time I gotta go to work!



same thing has happened to me today! i def got a pos opk two days ago, then three opks since gave gotten lighter, till this morning, it was fully dark as again, like darker then the control! and my cm has dried up heaps too, but im still high soft and open and my temp spiked this morning to the highest temp so far this cycle!!! can anyone explain this mystery to me? anyone at all?


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