I have to start out by saying that even after three days of positive pregnancy tests, that are getting consecutively darker, day by day, I am still in shock. After the official blood test tomorrow, I will finally feel like it is real!
As far as the TWW symptoms, I hate to say that this month, out of all the other symptom spotting months, I was pretty "symptom free". The only thing that stood out to me, was that I never really had AF symptoms. I have had far less cramping, less mood swings, and noticed more "twinges" this time. I guess I always thought that I was feeling these twinges before, but this time, I knew.
I guess I will break it down, as best as possible:
1-6 DPO, nothing out of the ordinary.
7 DPO, I had a temp dip, not a huge one, but a dip for sure. It was actually this day that I started noticing little things (things that could easily be attributed to the dreaded AF). I had a few twinges, and very emotional this day (I cried over two television shows, and I do not cry over fictional shows).
8 DPO, Twinges, enlarged breasts, and hot flashes. Oh yeah, I was also in the crabbiest mood ever.
9 DPO, Twinges again, enlarged breasts, and cold-like symptoms.
10 DPO, this is the first time that I took a test. The line was so so so faint, that I didn't really believe it (figured it was an EVAP). I was short of breath, I had twinges, enlarged breasts, and felt very cold. I talked to my Doctor, and told him about the faint positive(s), lets be honest, I took a few tests this day, and he said "Congratulations! Call us in two days, and we will bring you in for a blood test."
11 DPO, another faint positive, but this time, it was getting darker!!! Again, I was feeling the twinges, had enlarged breasts, and felt very cold.
12 DPO, I was super excited to wake up this morning to test again, hoping that the line would be even darker, and sure enough, within 1 minute of dipping the test, there was the line, starting to appear! After 3 minutes, the line was darker than it had ever been. Ok, now I am going to believe that it is a BFP. Three days of faint lines, getting darker, it must be real!
Tomorrow, I go in for the blood test, and it will be then that I will be totally satisfied. My husband refuses to get too excited until he has the concrete proof. Although, I could see his eyes light up this morning as he saw the test.
I have to say that we lucked out this month as far as timing. I temp, and check my cervix, as well as use OPKs, so we are definitely on top of things as far as making sure we get it done! Ha. But, this month, we went to see a fertility specialist, and during my ultrasound, the nurse told me that I had an egg, ready to go. She recommended going home, and getting busy. So, that night, and the following night, we made sure to BD (and use Pre-Seed).
Sure enough, here I am, writing my story on this website that I was very addicted to. I was diagnosed with PCOS 11 years ago, so I am praying to God that this is a sticky bean!
Good luck to everyone, and just keep up your faith. It will happen!