Early Pregnancy Symptoms and Big Fat Positives
Finally! A BFP at 11dpo
My hubby and I have been trying for a baby for 7 months now. I've been going back and forth on these boards every month checking my symptoms, day by day. And now I am finally able to post my own success story! Note- these symptoms aren't as detailed as previous months because I was trying sooo hard not to symptom spot and just relax. 1 dpo- Just ovulation cramps left side 2 dpo- I don't know if this was pregnancy related or not, but I craved chocolate milk. I had this craving all week long! I couldn't get enough of it 3dpo- Had 3 small reddish brown spots on my pantiliner. I freaked out, cause it was way too early to be implantation bleeding. I chalked it up to ovulation spotting, but after this BFP I don't know 4dpo- About 2:30am, I woke up to pee and found more pink spotting in my undies. I also wiped up a pink streak. When I got back to bed I had really bad cramps right in the middle, so bad that I couldn't sleep. I spotted a little more the rest of the day, and by about 2pm, it had stopped. I knew something was up after this 5dpo- Not much, but a few occasional cramps in the middle. 6dpo- Got up to pee about 3 times in one night, and I started to have back pain. During work that afternoon, I had a very sharp pain on my right side that took my breath away. It lasted for a good 10 minutes or so. Later that night I wiped up some more pink spotting, but it was only on the TP, it didn't make it to my undies. I knew right then that it was implantation 7dpo- No notes for this day 8dpo- Woke up on my birthday with sneezing and a stuffy nose. Had a bad headache, and nausea, like I was carsick. Slept pretty much the whole day, was very tired. When I was out shopping later that night, I was dying of thirst. Very unusual for me. 9dpo- Had bad nausea while taking my shower. More sneezing and congestion throughout the day 10dpo- Had a very faint BFP on a Target brand early result test. Could not believe my eyes! Took another test with FRER and had another very light positive. Wow! Noticed I was getting emotional and teary over everything. Also noticed my stools were really soft. I don't know if this is pregnancy related but it was weird. 11dpo- Had a much darker positive today on a FRER. This is it, it's really happening. I was tired all day long today, so tired I had to skip eating lunch and take a nap in my car. I never do that. So, to sum it all up, I would have never thought it was my month if it wasn't for that implantation spotting. That totally gave it away. Baby dust to all of you!