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I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby SouthernBelle_87 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:26 pm

My husband and I have been TTC our first since July. It is such an emotional roller coaster! Especially w everyone Around me getting preg on accident or on their first try. I am wondering how long has everyone been TTC and how old are you? I am 26, hubs will be 27 next month. I have been off the pill since feb (I was on it for about 8 years). My cycles have been regular since, usually between 30-33 days.. Except this month. I am on CD45 today. I have taken 3 tests all Negative!! I've been having some cramping for a few weeks but still no AF! The main reason Im so confused is I used the clearblue opk this cycle, and had the peak smiley face on September 8th! I'm Pretty tired but besides that I feel pretty normal. Has this happened to anyone else? I'm so confused!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby ebc12311 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:48 pm

Welcome!! I'm 27 and so is DH. We have been trying since June 2013 but I have long cycles and it's only my third cycle TTC. I have been through something pretty similar to you. I got off BC back in June 2012 after being on it for 10 years. I had normal cycles for about 8 months then things got tricky. Cycles got long. MIssed af in back in March and had to get progesterone pills to jump start af. Cycles have been long ever since. I am guessing my body was getting all of the BC out of my system and longer cycles are just more normal for me now. I am wondering if your body geared up to ov and then didn't actually ov. That might be why af hasn't shown up yet. Do you temp? I started temping this cycle and it has helped me confirm ov so I'm not left guessing. I am 12dpo today and can feel af right around the corner. Fingers crossed for next cycle. Good luck and lots of baby dust!!! :)
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby Bee Bee » Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:16 pm

Well, currently, you and I are CD buddies! I am CD44. (as it says in my sig, I am 28, DH is 32 and this is TTC #1)

I've only had my BC out since Sept 23, and really started trying Oct 1. I've been getting crazy cramp pains but no O or AF. Really confused as well. :(

Right now I am just trying O tests when I feel like I have O symptoms. Otherwise, I am actually hoping for AF so that I can start tracking things better because I have no real idea how long my cycles are supposed to be after 11 years of BC. (my last BC kept AF at bay, so I haven't had a real AF cycle in 5 years)

Anyway! Here's some babydust and hoping that you'll get some answers soon! <3
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby ebc12311 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:49 am

Sounds like we are all in similar situations. Bee bee hope you see af soon so you can start fresh! Good luck everyone! I waiting for af...should see her today or tomorrow then I'll be on TTC cycle #4.
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby SouthernBelle_87 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:43 am

I tried temping for a couple months but it stressed me out so I stopped! I also didn't have AF for about 3 years while on bc. My doc told me it was fine so I didn't worry about it. I was also diagnosed w an ovarian cyst in June but he said it wouldn't affect my fertility. I hope AF shows her face soon, I'm ready to start fresh! I guess I will give it a couple weeks and call the doctor if nothing happens! Good luck and baby dust to you all!!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby jordandunaway » Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:33 am

Hi girls! I'm Jordan and I'm about to be 26 and DH is 28. While this is only our first month trying, I want to be able to share the process with someone my age and we're not telling our friends and family that we've begun to TTC. Oh and I'm currently 6 dpo with very few symptoms: cramping for a few days and headaches. (hoping it's not just AF!)

Southernbelle, is there any way that you could be PG and it's just not showing up on HPTs yet? I've heard of other women not getting BFPs until many weeks after AF was due.
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby ebc12311 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:09 am

Welcome Jordan! Af came yesterday for me! Maybe next time I'll catch the egg! How is everyone else doing?
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby Bee Bee » Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:35 am

jordandunaway wrote:Hi girls! I'm Jordan and I'm about to be 26 and DH is 28. While this is only our first month trying, I want to be able to share the process with someone my age and we're not telling our friends and family that we've begun to TTC. Oh and I'm currently 6 dpo with very few symptoms: cramping for a few days and headaches. (hoping it's not just AF!)

Southernbelle, is there any way that you could be PG and it's just not showing up on HPTs yet? I've heard of other women not getting BFPs until many weeks after AF was due.



Hi Jordan!

We are sort of in the same boat with telling people we are TTC. I have told my BFF (cuz she is also TTC) and my parents but we havent told my DH's parents yet. Its a really complicated issue but the long and short of it is that I would rather wait until we are 8 or 12 weeks preggers before we say anything.

Anyway! Hopefully you got lucky this month!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby kmkhaler17 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:42 pm

Hello,
It is kind of refreshing to see people that are similar to the same situation as me. Newly TTC anyways. This is just our first month. I am 30 and my husband just turned 32. We actually have 2 DDs at home and we are trying for the boy...my husband says he is floating in a sea of estrogen, seeing as how our dog and cat are also females. But we would be happy with just a health little baby of either gender. I was on the mirena for 2.5 years and I have heard horror stories about fertility after coming off of that, and it is freaking me out a little bit, but I am kind of obsessive and I have little patience....so we will see what actually ttc to a little one will bring to my plate.....good luck to all of you
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby ebc12311 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:53 pm

Welcome Kmk! I don't know too much about the Mirena. I was on BCP for 10 years and it took my body about 8 months to get that out of my system and now my cycles and kind of irregular. Trying to stay positive though! KUP on how things go for you!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby jordandunaway » Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:08 am

bee bee, I agree! And how perfect would it be to give friends and fam a BFP for the holidays??

Hello kmk! Good luck to you as well!

ebc, aw sorry to hear about AF. FX for next cycle!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby SouthernBelle_87 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:29 am

We haven't told many that we are TTC either, just my mom and my best friend. He told his friend too because him and his gf just found out they're regnant (on accident!) We just don't want to go through a round of questioning every month! But we ARE getting pressure from his parents but we just kind of brush it off! I am hoping I am getting false negatives (I haven't tested in a week.. I don't want to see another BFN!!) but I am still waiting for AF or an answer! My mom didn't know she was pregnant with me til she was 12 weeks so I'm clinging to that bit of hope!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby Bee Bee » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:11 am

I am pretty sure I got my +OPK yesterday! We BD'd last night, soooo I guess the TWW begins! We're gonna BD one more time this weekend for good measure, but I told my DH that he's pretty much off the clock for now! :P
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby jordandunaway » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:44 pm

GL Bee! I hope this is your month!
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Re: I'm new! Need buddies and advice!!!

Postby randapanda » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:47 pm

Hey ladies. Just wanted to say that I will be 26 next month and hubby turned 32 in August. We have a 4.5 yr old DS and have been ttc since February of this year. Nothing yet and have been getting light AF. She used to be heavy and had long cycles. One was about 46 days....it was awful.

I am a bit heavy but trying to watch my weight and see if I can get regular again.

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