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Bfp with Short Cycle, preseed, and very few symptoms.

I can't believe I'm writing this. I'm in denial, if I can be honest. I've taken multiple cheapie tests, one digital and a clearblue. I've spent some time on this site, scouring and finding hope. My journey started many years ago, in my early 20s. And in spite of years of trying, I was a firm believer that it would happen when it was supposed to. I considered more invasive fertility treatments, but let's get real - Those options can get expensive, and I (like most of us) don't make a lot of money. Even with damn good insurance, it just wasn't feasible. I envy anyone who is in a position to explore those options. But, back to my BFP. LMP March 27, 2017. I have a 24 day cycle. CD 1-5 AF CD 6 BD with PreSeed CD 7 & 8 nothing exciting CD 9 BD with PreSeed CD 10 BD with PreSeed CD 11 nothing CD 12 BD 2x (what can I say, we were feeling frisky!) CD 13 BD with PreSeed CD 14 Nothing special. I believe I have ovulated at this point. CD 15 - 1dpo (?) Instant hemorrhoids. Made my partner run to drug store for Prep H. 2dpo - 5dpo Constipated, hemorrhoids (not uncommon for me, but I took note of them) 5dpo - BD, no PreSeed. Just frisky. 6dpo. Very thirsty. Skin on lower stomach seems softer?? 7dpo - 9 dpo. Still very thirsty. None of my usual af symptoms. Just a different sensation in my lower region. Like, I'm more aware of my babymaker, if that makes sense. 9dpo/cd23 Faint positives on dollar general tests, not fmu. 10dpo/cd24 More faint positives on cheapie tests, DG/dollar tree. Negative Target digital. 11dpo/Cd25 (Today) 2 more Positives on cheapies, Positive on ClearBlue easy. I'm waiting another day or two to take the other digital. I've read that they aren't as sensitive, somehow. None of my +s have been with fmu. What we did different? PreSeed - I believe, 99%, that this was the deciding factor this time around. Let me explain- I like lube. I've used another brand for many years, always suspecting that it was hindering my chances. The PreSeed was wonderful, and I would highly recommend it. Baby Danced twice in one day! - We had fun with it, went to bed happy. We did this 24-36 hours before I expected my ovulation. I imagine I may get some backlash about this, as many of you suggest to wait a day in between bd, as to get higher quality & quantity swimmers. But we had a blast, and perhaps it helped? :) Layed on my stomach post-BD. - I don't know lol. Maybe this helped. Prenatals daily, drank a lot of Powerade (B vitamins) I haven't temped in years, and my last run with opk's was January. In other words, I cannot say with certainty when I O'd. Past experience suggests that I ovulate between CD12 and CD13, giving me an 11 day LP. I did not experience any kind of implantation bleeding. I'm writing this to give you ladies some hope, the way previous BFP stories did for me. I have a short cycle, short luteal. I'm in my 30s. This is my first pregnancy. It is possible. Much love, Baby Dust, Good vibes, prayers to all. Have a beautiful Thursday! Shan

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