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BFP after trying for 12 years

I never thought that I would be here, I watched this board and also submitted to this board several times while trying to conceive. Always told myself if I ever got pregnant I would submit my story.

I married in 2003, started dating in 2002. My husbands family were of older parents and we started trying to conceive straight away. Nothing seemed to work. After his father passed in 2004 we really were devastated that he could not be apart of unborn child's life if that was in our cards. So we continued to try because my husbands mother also was sick and we didn't want the same outcome that happened with his father. In 2011 his mother passed as well, and more devastation and even worse still no baby. We decided to take a break and just let nature takes its course and of course it didn't well at least for quite some time. In 2013 I decided, well we decided that we were happy just being us plus I also had custody of my niece so we were okay just being parents to her and focusing on being the best parents we could be for her. I also decided I wanted to further my education and persue a goal of mine and that was to be a nurse. So we moved 3 hours away and we got started. My birthday cane which was in November and of course decided I was gonna have some drinks with school buddies but after one drink I was sick, I mean that sick where you feel like your so hungover. I knew something was wrong. Also I was having weird feelings, weird sensations in what felt like my low abdomen. Plus my monthly wasn't and hadn't been around since October but that was unusual for me due to irregular cycles all my life. I just pushed it away and thought maybe they just disappeared again.
Anyways as time passed the feelings just kept getting weirder and to the point I thought something could seriously be wrong with me. I decided that if my monthly hadn't returned by January 1, 2014 I would take a pregnancy test. And I remember that morning I was a nervous wreck because I knew it was gonna be negative. And I would have to come to terms yet again that I could give my husband the one thing that I should be able to, and not mention something is wrong due to those weird feelings I was feeling. Well this time I would get one neck of sight two lines. Omg, two lines I was so frantic I ran in the bedroom saying according to this pregnancy we are pregnant but I don't believe it we have to go get more. And we did 12 tests later still two lines.
I was gonna post earlier to this sight but didn't do to that fact I am a worst case scernio person and was fearful of loss of my unborn child. But I gave birth to my beautiful angel in August and she is perfect in every way.
I don't really recall the symptoms as when they would have started after missing my period but I do know I had a lot of nauseating feelings the majority of the day, pinching and pulling sensations kinda felt like over my ovaries, car sick quite often, and my breast were so sore I couldn't even hardly stand to wash or dry them(tmi? )

Anyways my inspiration to you can be just give up, I know thats not what you wanna hear but its so true it will happen at its own time, just enjoy life. I had such irregular periods that I just figured it would never happen but it did! I hope this gives inspiration to someone.

BFP almost 5 months after TR!

Ok, so I knew when I finally got my BFP I would post it here since I have enjoyed reading the stories of others! Today I am 13 DPO and I got my BFP yesterday afternoon. I had a TR on April 7th of this year after having my tubes cut and tied 5 years ago after the birth of my 2nd daughter. Went through a much needed divorce and am now married to the love of my life! We have been married for almost 2 years and I knew from the moment we got married that the TL I had was a HUGE mistake!!! MY DH is the one who brought up the idea of a reversal and I quickly agreed! So here we are 5 months after the reversal and we're preggo! I sure hope this little bean sticks, as I have never had a MC or chemical or anything (to my knowledge I have only been pg twice). I was worried I was out this month after getting 7 days of pos opk's in a row! I figured I was probably ovulating too late or not at all! I guess I was wrong...Prayer works! Also, this month we used preseed and softcups and I really believe that contributed to my bfp as I have never really noticed "fertile" CM. So here's my symptoms and the DPO's are questionable since I had so many positive OPK's but I'm going to go by FF calculations....

CD 13 FF says I ovulated (I believe this to be true as I had some cramping in my right ovary) (BD'd everyday, twice a day from CD 11-CD 17)
1-5 DPO nothing remarkable to note
6-8 DPO Seriously crabby!!! PMS symptoms big time (my poor DH), on 7 DPO woke up with sore throat and stuffy nose and really really tired!
9 DPO I believe implantation took place as I was cramping and was certain AF was on her way (Still stuffy and tired, tell DH I'm coming down with something)
10 DPO still feeling stuffy and bleh
11 DPO did a cartwheel for my girls and had some pain afterwards in my uterus area (DH told me to stop flipping our bean around...I just laughed it off)
12 DPO SOOOO tired!!! After taking kids to school I took a 3 hour nap and woke up feeling hung over! Talked to my BFF about babies and prayers for babies! At Walmart decided to get the .88 hpt cheapies..they only had 3 so I got all 3. Came home and started dinner and decided 'what the heck..I'll take a test'. Took test and didnt see anything so I chalked it up to another failed month. Went back to the kitchen and 5 mins later decided to go look at the test I had left on the counter. TWO LINES!!! BFP!!! almost had a meltdown! I ended up taking another test before bed and BFP again!!!
13 DPO using FMU tested with my last test and BFP!!!

GL ladies and don't ever give up hope!!

Two Years & On A Break

Hello! I'm still in complete shock about this entire thing. I've taken so many HPTs that I never expected to see a BFP!
Short Story: DH and I have been trying for almost 2 years. Recently, I had been put on Clomid for a few months with no luck. In August, I had just had enough. I stopped taking it. I continued to take my thyroid medication and 1500mg of Metformin. My usual 34 day cycle returned to a normal 28 day cycle. I truly believe the Metformin helped make this happen. I started to 'O' on CD14 like clockwork. This stuff has been amazing. Nauseating, but amazing.

I continued to use my PTracker App only to mark when we BD. So, this is how I finally got my BFP:

CD12: BD (standing up & showered immediately. Went on with my day).
CD14: BD in PM. Elevated hips (b/c...why not?) Went to sleep shortly after. At this point, I figured nothing would happen. After all, it hasn't worked before.

1DPO: Small amount white, thick CM.
4-6DPO: Had family in town for the county fair. The entire weekend I felt bloated and ate almost everything that the fair had to offer. I associated the bloating to all of the horrible food that we had been eating. The only reason we go is to eat, so.... I was also very Constipated. Again, I attributed that to how terribly I had been eating. I took a nap in mid-afternoon every single day that my family was here. That was usual. I never nap.
6DPO: Had an absolutely HORRIBLE taste in my mouth before I went to bed. I don't even want to relive it....
7DPO: Major cramps in AM, boobs were tender (but nothing to write home about). Took 3 hour nap.
8DPO: Creamy/Yellow CM, Hips hurt, Sides of Breasts are Sore, Stuffy nose at night. I ate my leftover dinner at 10:30. I mean...I devoured it!! Major constipation.
9DPO: BFN. Pulling & Stretching behind my belly button. Boobs still sore. Dream about shopping for a baby. Very weird BM. Weird feeling on my right side....almost like a flutter.
10DPO: Really gassy when I woke up. Felt like I had to burp. BFN....but wait,....BFP??? I used a Dollar Store test (b/c we all know how much $$ we spend on those darn things)....it took about 2 or 3 minutes, but the second pink line was faint, faint, faint!!! I'll definately re-test on my lunch break. Twitchy eyes. Soooooo hungry!!! I could not wait for my clients to leave so that I could go to lunch.
Digital test at lunch said "Not Pregnant"...but Blue Dye CVS brand was very, very faint positive. These have been known to get EVAP lines, so...didn't get my hopes up.
Took another Cheapy after work: Very faint second line. Asked DH...he didn't see anything (of course).
11DPO: I woke up SUPER EARLY to take a test before DH left for work (Thanks Goodness I do not work on Fridays). Dollar Store Test: BFP (faint, but there), CVS Blue Dye: BFP (faint, but there), Clear Blue Digital: PREGNANT!!!!!!!!

That was all the proof that DH needed. He went to work panicking about being a parent & how we're going to pay for all of this. :) Typical for DH.

This is our first pregnancy and I'm soooooo excited!!! My first appointment is not until November 5th. I know it's early to post on here,but I had to tell SOMEONE!! We're telling my parents tonight, his soon, and I'll be informing my closest girlfriends. All others will wait until after my first ultrasound.

What I did differently?: Stopped trying, relaxed...and prayed. I did not pray for a BFP....I asked for peace and understanding. The Lord works in mysterious ways.

Good luck to all of you TTC'ers. I understand...I've been there.

Trust me. It will happen!!! Almost 3 years of trying

I don't when ovulation was.. But let me just say.. I'm on cycle day 103 today. I tested as late as cycle day 83 & still got a bfn. My cycles are around 35-50 days. So when I hit cycle day 100 I knew something was up. My main symptom really... Was that I run... A lot. Almost every day. So when one day I felt really slow and out of breath, I thought maybe I just ran bad for the day... But when I started feeling like that every day after, I knew something was up. So finally... I tested again this morning around 5am. I really couldn't believe it.

Other symptoms, hungry.. Eating a lot & white yellowish cm.

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It happens when you least expect it to!

I have been reading through everyone's struggle to conceive and relating to just about all your stories....

Well here's mine...

My husband and I have been trying to conceive for the past 2 years, first year I had my mirena removed and was told by my gynae that as a result from the mirena I had very thin walls which would make it very difficult to carry a child so we should have protected sex for at least 3 months. - Which we did -was weird considering we're married. I had heard that folic acid helps to thicken the lining of your uterus walls so I started taking them.
After 3 months we started for several months to no avail :( we were so disappointed went back to my gynae and her said all was fine with me have we considered having my hubby checked, he recommended a urologist. After doing his first S/A we found that his count was less than 1 mil I was devastated and as you can imagine so was my hubby. Was told to wait 3 months a he suggested my hubby take Staminagrow a vitamin. After 3 month we went back and his count was worse than the first S/A at this point I had lost all hope and got frustrated when the he told us to come back 3 months again. When we came back again his count was 0.5mil his testosterone levels were slightly low too. At this point the Urologist said that it looks like ICSI is our only option and it's best we look for a fertility specialist. I was in tears. My gynae gave me clomid even though I didn't have a problem with ovulation I took it in June X5 50mg the first 5 days of my period. Nothing happened, got my period like clock work at the end of July forgot to take the clomid the day I started took it only twice. Ended being admitted to hospital for chronic bronchitis. They were pumping me with steroids as my lungs had basically collapsed and different antibiotics I was there for 4 days - knew it was my ovulation week so told hubby we needed to BD LoL he was like where...lets just say I made a plan -desperate measures calls for drastic moves :) we felt like teenagers again.
Took all the meds that was prescribed to me just wanting to get better so we could continue TTC.
2 weeks later I was waiting for AF to arrive and nothing, not wanting to get too excited over nothing and sure didn't feel pregnant I am usually a 28-29 day cycle when we eventually got to 32 days I still didn't want to test in fear of the BFN I called my gynae and he told me to wait till I was 10 days late then call him to make an appointment, boobs were sore, lil bit of nausea, increase in appetite, insomina and terrible mood swings was snapping at everyone which is so unlike me.
On my 37th day I was seeing a ENT specialist and found out that they are going to have to operate on me and he asked if I was pregnant to which I replied not that I know of however I am late and he asked me how long is my cycle and so forth and he said he thinks I am pregnant however he cannot operate on me till we know. So called my gynae told him I needed to know he told me to do a blood test as it would be best considering the time frame with me and my Op.

Called him this morning and was told POSITIVE - I am officially pregnant!

So all I can say to all you ladies do ever loose hope - God knows best, His timing is always perfect.
From being told ICSI is our only option to conceiving naturally.

Baby Dust to all...

BFP after a year!

I'm a forum stalker & finally got my BFP with #2. We conceived in 1st cycle with #1 so a year of trying for #2 was excruciating! I stopped symptom spotting 6 months ago cuz I had "symptoms" every month but this month was a little different. Wanted to give my symptoms for you.

1st off...for CP checkers....there was absolutely no difference in my CP or CM from.O day to BFP!

5dpo-10dpo felt nothing obvious. Looking back i was rather emotional but chalked it up to switch to night shift & my DD starting kindergarten. Sense of well being

11dpo Smell of funnel cakes made me feel sick (funny cuz this was my only craving in 1st pregnancy)

12dpo Crazy vivid dream early morning...
Strong BFP on FRER!!! Boobs a little sore but similar to PMS. 2 drops pink spotting when wiped. SLEEEPY

13 dpo Small Brownish Discharge few times when wiped. SLEEEEPY

14 dpo Boobs increasingly sore...No AF!!! SLEEEEPY
15dpo Boobs really sore

I poas every day to make sure lines getting darker cuz doc office closed labor day weekend & I've had a chemical before. Everything looks good. Baby dust to everyone!!!

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A hooray after 2 years!

My husband and I first tried getting pregnant July 2012, two years ago. I was 26 then (28 now) and our very first try we got pregnant (showed up 9dpo on FRER). Unfortunately it was a chemical pregnancy and a week later I miscarried. At the time I assumed it would be no problem getting pregnant again but month after month passed. We took blood and semen tests and everything was fine. I ovulate and we are healthy, active, and young. So for two years we tried Everything outside of medical assistance (vitex, chiropractor, took OPKs every month, checked basal temp, fertiliTea, had prenatals, no alcohol, dropped caffeine during tww, are organic, followed all the right steps). So now we are almost done getting our foster care license (which is still part of the plan regardless of this bfp!) and hubby says we should give Clomid a go for once. I'm hesitant on drugs (especially when I already ovulated) but gave in. First try: pregnant!! What a blessing for us!

This month what we did differently was trying Clomid and preseed (though I had tried preseed before) and honestly for the first time being distracted about it since I was so focused on foster stuff.

As for symptoms, Like others say on here it's true: I had way more "symptoms" on other no pregnant months. I'm now in my 6th week and still almost nada. But Here's the rundown:

1-8dpo: nothing abnormal. Boobs sore but they get that way every month. Perhaps a little moody but that was likely a combo of stress at work and the Clomid side effects
9dpo: watery cm... What? I shouldn't be having this so late. Take a test at noon and voila! A red line peeked on internet cheapie. Run to store and double check on FRER! Yay! Definite yes!
10-20dpo: biggest things are sore breasts and white cm. I've been sleeping more but can't be sure if it's just because I had the time last week to do so or not. I AM more hungry for sure but can't tell if it's my imagination. Definitely getting more acne (lame!)
Overall, my giveaway is the cm (and obvious lack of period)! Other than that it could all be imagination. I almost wish I had nauseau so I could really believe it! Also, props to Clomid! Had read all the research and was convinced it wouldn't help at all!

Praise God for this double blessing of foster care and bio babies!

stage four endo and just got my bfp naturally

I'm so excited because after six months of trying to conceive with stage four endo, a chocolate cyst and one of my fallopian tubes blocked with scar tissue and fluid, I just got my bfp naturally! I was told ten years ago when I was 23 and diagnosed with severe endo I probably would never get pregnant. Well I just started trying six months ago and god has blessed me with a pregnancy. Never give up. Anything is possible when u believe

Expect The Unexpected! :)

Well Here goes my story...
I already have an almost 6 year old daughter from a previous relationship. The relationship I'm in now we have been trying since December of 2013 to get pregnant. Month after month I swore I was going to get my BFP but each month I was completely wrong... Long story short I had an appt July 30th 2014 with an endocrinologist because of a pituitary gland I have that was discovered about 2 years ago. During the appt I was expressing my frustrations to her about getting BFN's month after month. She told me to not focus so much on getting pregnant and to throw out all of the opk's and just ENJOY SEX! That's all we needed and this is the month we got our BFP...what I did differently?? I relaxed and didn't track anything,not even my DPO. I did start taking prenatal vitamins and chasteberry but I don't think they had an effect on my BFP. My symptoms were darkened areolas,very tender breast(even the shower water hurt),constantly hard nipples,vivid dreams,frequent urination and getting exhausted very easily. So there goes my story! Good luck to u all :)

Cycle Day 34 and 17 DPO... don't give up ladies!

Hi everyone! I am sooo excited to share my experiences from the past two weeks. Its been 19 months me and my wonderful hubby have been TTC... That's a lot of hpts if ya know what I'm sayin! Anywho, I am 30 and my hubby is 33. I have two beautiful children from a previous marriage- my daughter is 10 and my son is 8. My hubby doesn't have any children so we thought after trying for awhile that maybe it was an issue with his little troops. We decided not doing any tests right away and leaving it in God's hands. I started tracking my cycles on a fertility app and realized they were all over the place... Anywhere from 28 to 38 days with an average of 33. I'm on cycle day 34 and couldnt wait to poas any longer. Woke up at 3 am and sure enough BFP! Don't give up ladies... I didn't think it would happen and it took almost 2 years and it did and I could just feel it this month. Here are my symptoms:

6 dpo- I was getting terrible cramps and didn't want to get off the couch.

7 dpo- Still cramps but not as intense. Headache which I NEVER get. Eating everything and gassy which isn't normal.

8- 12 dpo- Headache still... They would start usually every day in early to mid afternoon.
Its been so muggy out so I thought maybe the weather. Eating everything again.
And feeling bloated. My sense of smell has increased big time. My sniffer can track a pile of puppy poop from 10 yds. Lol (we just got a puppy) and a lot of other things. Still extremely gassy.

13-15 dpo- damn headaches still! My back ached tremendously on 15 dpo but then nothing the next day. Felt waves of nausea and pelvic pressure. Also had some low pelvic cramps that would only last maybe two minutes and usually happened in the evening when I was laying down. Very tired but I can't take naps very well. Boobs and nipples have been a little tender but not like they were when I was pregnant with my daughter but its still early. A little cranky and I don't really get cranky until I start getting really bad cramps with AF. On day 15 was gonna make tilapia so unthawed a piece and hopped in the shower. Got out and cooked the fish...got in the cupboard and I had stuck the whole bag of frozen fish in there... A little airheady I'd say. Lol Still so gassy and a little heartburn.

16 dpo- nauseous in the morn. Had to work 7 to 7 and felt hungover. Most symptoms gone today tho and not as hungry. Still feel pelvic pressure. Dizzy and uncontrollably cranky! My poor hubby... I bought an early result pregnancy test at Walgreen's and gonna take it with fmu. No gas today thank you.

17 dpo- 3am and nervous as shit becuz I feel so positive and if its not I decided to get fertilaid and preseed. Blue line popped up right away! Started crying and still crying right now writing this. Can't wait for sweet baby. And my kids and hubby will be ecstatic... Thank you Jesus!

Main thing I noticed during this wait was gas, headaches(which has been the worst but will take a headache any day for a baby), and the sense of smell thing. My cm remained creamy but only when i checked...nothing really on undies. There was one day I think between day 12 and 14 that my cm was kinda gritty which usually happened before AF but next day it was normal. I thought, like everyone else says, that I was just making symptoms up bcuz I wanted to be pregnant sooo bad but apparently not. I seriously just knew this month. I hope this helps some lovely ladies out; )

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