Okay it feels really weird to be posting a BFP after stalking this website all day everday for the last couple weeks, but alas!
I am already skeptical about some people posting confirmed pregnancies so early and to be honest, I try not to take too much to heart. But hindsight a lot of what others said they were experiencing helped me be more patient, and nothing is more exciting than seeing your first positive test! (so far in life!) :)
Background: My fiance (32 y/o) and I (28 y/o) have been practicing safe sex for 3 years, just got engaged this last Christmas and are getting married at a destination wedding this upcoming March (6 weeks away eek!). I had been training and running marathons this past year and finally Boston Qualified for my first this past January 18th(the week we conceived). Just for kicks the Saturday after race we bought a Dollar Tree OPK (while we were there shopping for wedding craft supplies). I ended up taking the OPK Sunday morning 1-25-15 and it had a very bright LH surge line on it, so we thought what the heck...might as well "practice trying" for a baby. Assuming running the marathon would throw my hormones off anyways we truly did not think it would work, especially since it's a 25% shot each month of trying anyways. Even leading up to the BFP I just assumed my "symptoms" were marathon recovery or premenstrual related. SOOOO EXCITED now and really hope and pray this is a normal and healthy pregnancy!!! I now believe (even after doubting my wise fiance) that it really can only take ONE time. Ha...
As far as DPO, I have an app. on my phone where I was taking note almost daily starting at probably 1 DPO (likely not pregnancy related).
1/25/15: Positive OPK from Dollar Tree
1/27/15: Estimated "ovulation"
1/28/15: 1 DPO: BBT 97.8
1/29/15: 2 DPO: BBT 97.4
1/30/15: 3 DPO: BAD backache, most likely had pulled something while at work. Noticed it when I bent over to take laundry out of clothes dryer.
1/31/15: 4 DPO: same
1/01/15: 5 DPO: BBT 97.7. Got bored and took a FREPT, obviously way too early and BFN: .
1/02/15: 6 DPO: BBT 97.7
1/03/15: 7 DPO: BBT 97.2; CP medium open-ish; wet
1/04/15: 8 DPO: BBT 98.2; mild cramping and lower back ache
1/05/15: 9 DPO: BBT 98.5; mild cramping and lower back ache
1/06/15:10 DPO: BBT 98.5. This is TMI, but when checking cervix I had a little bit of pink spotting. Only when I checked cervix though, nothing on TP or undies.
1/07/15:11 DPO: BBT 98.5. Little bit of brown smudge in panties at work. Took FREPT that I had picked up on the way to work that morning, took it at 11:30 (after not peeing since 7 am) and it was a faint but definite BFP! confirmed by sisters that have multiple kids, and a co-worker (nurse). I needed a some second opinions b/c it I thought I was seeing things or was crazy lol.
1/08/15:12 DPO: BBT 98.5. Took walmart cheapo preg. test and it was a faint purple line (right around noon). Mild A.F. cramping; little sassy/ hormonal to fiance :/ (thought if my period was coming it would be legit b/c I turn into a bit of a bee-otch that time of month). Still not really feeling like I. Me. of all people could be prego!
1/09/15: 13 DPO TODAY: BBT 97.7 this morning. AF like cramps, bad! Still preeetty show the BFP could have been a chemical pregnancy or something. The lower temp got me a lil freaked out that it was lower so I took an FREPT at 5 a.m. and the line seemed thicker than the first BFP; but ALSO took a Clearblue digital estimator and it said "not pregnancy." I just assumed it was still to early...
JUST NOW! (or about noon after holding pee for 4 hrs). Took FREPT and digital again and it came up with "1-2 weeks Pregnant!" Whoop! I knew the others were positive( mostly); but it's definitely nice to see it in words!