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Looking for ttc friends!!! :)

Postby Newzealand » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:43 pm

Hi!! My names Charlotte I'm 27 & my dh is 26 & I'm from New Zealand! We have been married since 7/1/2012! Ttc number 1, no previous pregnancies. We are non smokers, non-drinkers & both healthy bmi, we exercise frequently & enjoy the outdoors! We have been ttc for 8 months with no luck! We have tried most things raspberry leaf tea, mucinex, preseed, opks, folic acid, hubby's on menevite!we have had sperm test which came back normal & I've had basic hormone tests which showed I'm ovulating! I have cycles ranging from 33-35 days usually ovulate about cd 21-22! We have been referred to a specialist in June as I have heavy periods! Hoping sonething happens before then!! I'm currently on cd 14! Starting to feel sad & finding it hard not to stress, even though I know it doesn't help! Love some friends to talk to for support & friendship!! Thanks Charlotte :)
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TTC #1 since August 2012! Two unsuccessful rounds of Clomid (BFN).
Surprise BFP on a natural cycle 12 October 2013!
Angel Baby natural miscarriage 6 weeks 5 days, 31 October 2013. Forever in our hearts.
Surprise natural bfp 10th January 2014! Due September 22nd 2014, team green.
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Postby Faith702 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:48 pm

Hey Charlotte! My dh and I have been trying for #1 as well. We have been trying for 10 months with no known issues as well. We actually have almost the same anniversary as you- 7/2/2011. :D I take a multivitamin with folic acid and a B complex with additional folic acid...have used opks, bbt, preseed. I tried Vitex at the beginning of this month because I have a shorter luteal phase (~10days) and figured why not at this point, but I think it messed me up because I ovulated late for me (cd20) so I'm not going to do that again. I am on cd 28... Expecting AF any day now. We have an appt at the end of May to do more tests...but like you, I would love to cancel!
It would be great to have a buddy to bare through all this with!
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Postby Newzealand » Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:06 pm

Hi faith, thank you for your response! I wondered if vitex worked but from what a lot if people told me it messed up their cycles! This month I'm going back to basics & just using opk! do you feel any pregnancy symptoms for this month?you may have a late period since you o'd so late!! The tww is always the most anxious how are you holding up? Are you going to test? I don't test anymore, I have a rule to wait until day 37 (which would be past my longest cycle) it helps me cope better & not waste $! How old are you & hubby?? what do you do for work! I'm a sponsored snowboarder & freelacd journalist..so as soon as I get pregnant my life will change dramatically ( but for the better) :) I won't be snowboarding at all after I get a positive I dont want to risk it! do you live in America?? Do you have any ways to cope with the stress?? All my friends say i worry & stress to much but I don't know how to relax! Hope to hear from you soon :) xx hugs
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TTC #1 since August 2012! Two unsuccessful rounds of Clomid (BFN).
Surprise BFP on a natural cycle 12 October 2013!
Angel Baby natural miscarriage 6 weeks 5 days, 31 October 2013. Forever in our hearts.
Surprise natural bfp 10th January 2014! Due September 22nd 2014, team green.
Audrey Jade born October 2nd 2014 (10 days overdue) by emergency c-section our little rainbow baby!
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Postby kspragg1223 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:41 am

Hi ladies! This is my first month ttc #1. I'm 33 and my dh is 34. Just married on 3/23/13 in VEGAS! Used opks and had my spike on 4/13 with slight cramping that night. Bd on 4/8, 4/9, 4/11, 4/13 & 4/14. Dh had work meetings everyday the following week so we didn't bd till 4/20 again. Hoping that those other 5 times, that one of them did the trick! Symptoms include lower back pain 4/20, slight cramping off and on starting on 4/24 and increased cm, been feeling bloated, sore bbs started on 4/21 and just the past couple days very gassy. AF is due tomorrow or Monday, which I have a feeling that she will show for some reason. :( if in fact she does show, I have bought the cbe fertility monitor and will be temping next month. I have yet to take a poas and will wait a few more days is AF doesn't show up. Good luck ladies and I hope this is the month for you both!!! Baby dust to all!
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Postby kspragg1223 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:47 am

Forgot to mention (for what it's worth) i felt very dizzy on 4/20 and had slight right arm/hand tingling and yesterday morning i felt dizzy and queasy...anyways, that's my story this month, lol.
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Postby Faith702 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:12 pm

Charlotte- I'm 26 and DH is 28. We live in the states and I am an elementary school teacher. I guess I flipped the numbers on your wedding anniversary thinking July 1, instead of January 7! Whoops! :0) oh well, yay to us both being married over a year!
I'm going to just use opks next month too. Just want to go back to the fun of it! You should be close to ovulating right? I feel like that's the most hopeful time of the month because at that point anything is possible! I think my AF will def be late due to late ovulation. I'm estimating Monday but who knows. Not many symptoms other than a lil sore bbs and bloating I usually get before AF. I'm not as strong as you...I usually test once a month like the day before or day of my AF. Tested on Thursday- BFN
How's your DH take all these months of trying? My hubby and I try to do weekly date nights to curb the stress and keep our minds busy with other activities. I'm a worrywart like you tho...it's just so hard not to be.
But you're not alone! Hugs and smiles! :0)
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Postby Faith702 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:15 pm

Kspragg- welcome to the wait! It sounds like you have some promising symptoms but try not to think too hard about it ha. I know it's easier said than done! Keep us updated!
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Postby Newzealand » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:13 pm

Hi kspragg!! Welcome!! that's cool you got married in Vegas I went there for my honeymoon!! Your symptoms sound promising!! Did you just finish birth control as it can definitely cause sore boobs etc as it leaves your system?? I'm hope you get your bfp first cycle that would be amazing!!! Please keep us updated!! when do you think your going to test??

Faith!! Yeah our wedding is January 7th :) :p which is our summertime in nz! I forgot you do dates backwards to us!! My husband works split shifts as a supervisor at a hotel so he's not at home a lot in the week! I think that's why I stress more coz I'm sitting at home over analysising! We go to the gym at his work everyday which helps lots & on our days off we go out to movies & do lots of mini breaks to other parts of nz just little overnight trips every second weekend!he said to me this week just because I don't talk about it I'm really sad especially when I see little families at my work! It effects us both I'm usually a mess when I get my period :( I do feel more positive leading up to ovulation but because my cycles are so long it feels like for ever!! I'm currently cd 15 so another week to go!! I'm looking forward to June 20th that's when snowboard season starts so ill be super busy & hopefully not have time to worry! I'm also taking on another job this month doing office admin so i have two jobs up until winter starts, I'm just trying to stay super busy! At the moment I have the worst cold blocked nose, sore throat been in bed for 2 days so hoping I get better before ovulating coz I don't think snotty is too hot for bd week lol xxx keep me updated!!
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TTC #1 since August 2012! Two unsuccessful rounds of Clomid (BFN).
Surprise BFP on a natural cycle 12 October 2013!
Angel Baby natural miscarriage 6 weeks 5 days, 31 October 2013. Forever in our hearts.
Surprise natural bfp 10th January 2014! Due September 22nd 2014, team green.
Audrey Jade born October 2nd 2014 (10 days overdue) by emergency c-section our little rainbow baby!
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Postby kspragg1223 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:13 pm

Will do ladies! I've been off the pill for about 1.5 yrs, but 95% of the time I get sore boobs before AF, but who knows! I really want to test now, lol, but scared to get a BFN so i Will test prob tues morning if AF doesn't show herself by then.
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Postby Newzealand » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:30 pm

That's good then it's not pill withdrawal! I over analyse everything! I have made a rule with my hubby now to wait until af is a couple of days late coz I wasted $ on tests when we first started ttc!! The dizzyness could be a definite sign..! excited for you!! Baby dust to you!! Xx
Me:29 Charlotte DH: 28 married since January 7 2012!

TTC #1 since August 2012! Two unsuccessful rounds of Clomid (BFN).
Surprise BFP on a natural cycle 12 October 2013!
Angel Baby natural miscarriage 6 weeks 5 days, 31 October 2013. Forever in our hearts.
Surprise natural bfp 10th January 2014! Due September 22nd 2014, team green.
Audrey Jade born October 2nd 2014 (10 days overdue) by emergency c-section our little rainbow baby!
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Postby kspragg1223 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:37 pm

Thank you newzealand, I'm keeping my fingers crossed but trying not to get my hopes up too much! Yeah, so hard to not over think every little twinge or feeling and yes im going to try and hold off on testing till im also a couple days late as i bet you could spend a lot of money each month on tests! Baby dust to you as well!!!!
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Postby kspragg1223 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:41 am

So still now show of AF...want to test but so scared I will get the BFN!!! Will probably go buy some tests tonight and test first thing tomorrow morning if AF hasn't shown up by then.
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Postby Faith702 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:55 pm

Good luck kspragg! I'm sending prayers your way!
No AF for me either but I tested today and BFN...boo!

Charlotte, I hope you're feeling better! I forgot about the switched seasons. So interesting...we r looking forward to June for opposite reasons...I get summer break from teaching and you are gearing up for work! Work definitely helps keep my mind off things though. We planning some trips for our summer to keep us busy. I love that you and your DH take mini trips every couple weekends.
I'm having a hard time this month...had a good mindset going into the month but I'm super emotional now. Ugh hormones...everything is like the end of the world to me right now...guess AF must be coming ha.
Also, I feel like everyone I know is getting preggers. 4 ppl at work are pregnant. Do you have a lot of friend having babies now? My best friend just got pregnant after only a few months of trying and my sis in law just had a baby. I'm beyond happy for all of them but its still extremely hard.
I know our day is coming though! :0)
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Postby kspragg1223 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:28 pm

Thanks faith702! Prayers and baby for you!!!
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Postby Newzealand » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:40 pm

Ooo @ksragg good luck for testing let us know how it goes!!

@faith I'm feeling a bit better today still got a nasty cough & runny nose! Got my first ewcm yesterday!! So early for me coz I'm only on day 17 I wondered if it was the cold & fllu medicine I was taking..?? Managed to get a bd in yesterday I don't think I'm very attractive right now tho!! Lol!! I know what you mean about everyone is pregnant my best friend is pregnant due in 8 weeks, my younger brother is having a baby on August 1 ( this is killing me inside) I'm happy for him but jealous he is giving first grandchild to my parents! & my bosses wife is pregnant! Plus lots of other friends & my mums a midwife so I hear baby stuff all the time! all of the people i know got pregnant straight away & I keep looking at my bosses wife thinking I would be due soon if I has got pregnant coz she got pregnant when we were trying! I always feel down before my period too it's understandable..i feel more positivd around ovulstion..but your not out until the witch shows!!lets hope we get our bfp's soon!! It would be get pregnant at the same time!! Xxx hugs
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TTC #1 since August 2012! Two unsuccessful rounds of Clomid (BFN).
Surprise BFP on a natural cycle 12 October 2013!
Angel Baby natural miscarriage 6 weeks 5 days, 31 October 2013. Forever in our hearts.
Surprise natural bfp 10th January 2014! Due September 22nd 2014, team green.
Audrey Jade born October 2nd 2014 (10 days overdue) by emergency c-section our little rainbow baby!
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