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Hi ladies! I’m currently going through my first two week wait in this whole, crazy TTC adventure and it is killingggggggg meeeeee. I though I had ovulated two days ago, but had some serious ovulation pain last night so now I’m in limbo, assuming I’m 1DPO - Wondfo tests ordered and being delivered on the 19th so no doubt I will be testing all the way up until AF or a pos test (because I’m the first to admit I have ZERO self control)!
I figured it would be a good idea to gather ladies in the same boat so we can check with each other and give words of encouragement however this cycle goes!


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@Endo i switched to decaf coffee when i got my BFP In March and have stuck with it since then. I get really tired during the TWW so its hard not to drink caffeine but i try my best! I do not drink alcohol anyway so i don't have to worry about that. I add progesterone supplements and also low dose baby aspirin after confirmed O. Everything else is the same (metformin, ovasitol, vitex, coenzyme Q10, prenatal, B6, B12, probiotic, fish oil). My OB said that all of those things are fine during pregnancy. If i get a headache instead of my usual Excedrin I take tylenol during the TWW. Some cycles i have tried eating pineapple core but i don't think it really does anything.

5DPO today. This feels like the longest TWW ever. I will be officially testing on 7/25. What is everyone else's test date? I try not to test early, but i usually cave around 12 DPO.

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I used to avoid drinking in the tww and took certain supplements. Now that it's been 2,5 years I'm not that strict anymore, because I feel it would drive me insane.


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1 year ago


During this follicular phase, I was thinking of being really strict and acting as though I was already pregnant - but Friday night I caved and had a few drinks because it was a really long, rough day. My BFF doesn’t think you need to do anything different until you see the two lines on the test, but I’m also in the paranoid boat that I’d be hurting my chances for a sticky bean.

Also, 5-6dpo today. It’s still way too early to symptom spot, right? I can’t help but notice a few things but keep shrugging them off as unrelated to pregnancy because I don’t want to open the door to being extra cray cray.
I agree with Lissa, this feels like eternity


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1 year ago • Post starter


@Endomama - At 5 or 6 dpo it's most likely not pregnancy related symptoms, since the egg has probably not even implanted yet. The symptoms are most likely due to hormonal changes, such as increasing progesterone for example. But I know how hard it is not to symptom spot. I usually did that wayyy too early, like 3 dpo and forward. I kept telling myself it was just regular hormones and eventually it stuck.

So, I just gave myself a "double two week wait" as of today. I've been looking forward to that day when we could have rabbits again and today I finally booked a french lop kit. She's available in roughly 2 weeks. Hence the double two week wait. But that's good for me, it'll probably mean I will be counting down the days until her arrival rather than counting down the days until af hopefully doesn't arrive.


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1 year ago


@pandorica you’re right you’re right. I need to get busy and do some house work or something to stop the crazy from leaking out!!!

Also congratulations on your new fur baby!! you have to post pics when you get her home!!


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1 year ago • Post starter


Hey ladies!! I am going to join you guys!!! I am not fully sure what dpo I am. Somewhere between 5-7 I think. My temps have been all over the place since I have not had a regular sleep schedule all summer. Plus discovered that I occasionally sleep with my mouth open causing issues with my temps. Thinking of trying vaginally but not sure yet. If I go off OPKs then I am about 7dpo. Just trying to wait and see. Have had killer cramps the last couple days as well. Trying not to read much into it at this point though.


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1 year ago


Hi Shay! Welcome! Same here, I based my O date off of pains and CM so I’m not entirely sure, but confident. Also killer cramps off and on this week - I hope that’s a good sign for us!! When do you plan to test?


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1 year ago • Post starter


Hey ladies! I'm gonna jump in here too. AF is due to start in the next day or two. Been TTC for quite a while now. Weve both taken steps to improve our health in Hope's that it will help us conceive. I stopped chatting and symptom watching after out last MC in December. Weve recently made a big move to a new state and I'm hoping the stress from that doesnt affect my ovulation or any of that. I havent tested yet, too early and cant handle the disappointment of a chemical again.

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@endomomma I am not sure when I am going to test. I want to know sooner rather than later since I have a few things planned with family that involve social drinks. So I definitely want at least an idea before that. I am debating testing this coming weekend. I have only about a 12-13 day LP so already being at 7dpo means I am about halfway through it already. It is hard to say. I am a POAS addict though so I am sure I will get some of the cheap tests from dollar tree or Walmart and test throughout the week. Haha I know I should wait though.


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1 year ago


@Rosie welcome! And I’m sorry about your MC ... I hope everything’s is right on course and you get your BFP and a sticky bean SOON.

@Shay I feel you. My LP when I was doing FAM was only 11 days. Also have a bachelorette weekend coming up and want to know ASAP for that reason as well! I’ve been looking up ways to increase progesterone during the LP in hopes that it helps catch a bean or at least lengthens my LP or something. Have you had your progesterone tested? I know short LP can be a lack of progesterone and that’s something I’ve been concerned about but my docs aren’t.


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