Monday, April 1, 2013

5DPO

I am currently 5dpo and have another 11 days until I go in for the blood pregnancy test. I just received 9
Clear Blue digital pregnancy tests in the mail today. I like those better than the lines because people always question the lines. I want it to be like BAM you're "pregnant". I don't want to sit there staring at the thing and have to ask others opinions. :) I am tempted to start using them every other day starting at 7 or 8dpo. They are just so darn expensive though. Yet another large expense for us infertiles. What is the earliest that you have heard people getting positive results...how many dpo?

Even though I told myself that I wouldn't, I am starting to Google random "symptoms" to tie to pregnancy. I know it is still way early, but oh well...I can't help it. Currently I am have been getting extremely hot in the middle of the night (maybe night sweats?), dreaming a lot (probably from the progesterone gel), slight (very slight) cramping every once in awhile, and acne on my chin (I usually break out right when my period is due...which is still a little less than 2 weeks away). Why do we do this to ourselves?! I really want to stay positive, but it is easier to think negatively because then it hurts less (or so we hope) when we get a negative response.

I have been trying not to think too much about what the next step is (in hopes that we won't have to worry about it). I just get so nervous about what it involves. I go in on the 15th to talk with the RE and get a plan in motion. I just hope that if I get a negative response that I won't shut down like last time and say that I am done. I thought it for a moment, but my ultimate goal will make me so happy. Like the picture says "If the plan doesn't work, change the plan but never the goal." :)

As for this 2WW....it hasn't been as bad as I thought it would be. I have been keeping busy by cleaning our two spare bedrooms. One is the exercise room, which looked like my closet had thrown up my clothes all over the place. The other is an office room. I am trying to relocate things in the office room so it can be empty and ready for a baby nursery (hopefully sooner than later). :) I plan on having a garage sale in June to get rid of stuff that we don't need anymore. I am not finished going thru things yet, but I am getting close. 

10 comments:

Impatiently Waiting said...

FX crossed that you are feeling pregnancy symptoms! It is time for spring cleaning here too. And, I love that picture!

Amie said...

Keeping you in my prayers!! It's so exciting to think this could be the one for you :)

Em said...

SO hoping this is your cycle. Wishing you a quick 2WW with a positive outcome.

Infertile625 said...

fingers are crossed for you that you will only need one of those tests! Isn't the TWW fun?

Kailey Birkeland said...

I'm hoping with you that this is YOUR cycle!!! :))

I am doing the same thing with our extra bedrooms. I'm kinda just at a standstill because I'm basically just waiting to have a baby, so I can get that nursery ready! Also, you are so right about thinking negatively because the disappointment doesn't hurt as bad. Don't know why we do this to ourselves...

Where did you order the preg tests from?

Stephanie said...

Thank you! :) I got the pregnancy tests from Amazon. I bought a 3 pack of 3 tests each for $13.00. I think it was about $5 to ship it. I don't remember how much they are at the store. I think I saved money though. I was just being lazy. Ha ha.

Stephanie said...

Thanks! :) I decided to wait until Sunday or Monday to start testing! I HATE the 2WW! :(

Stephanie said...

Thanks, Em! :)

Stephanie said...

Thank you, Amie! I hope it is! :) I wish you luck this cycle too! :)

Stephanie said...

Thanks, Teresa! I hope it is, but I got bummed out by Risa's (Who Shot Down My Stork?)last IUI. She had symptoms and got a negative, so I worry that I will be the same way. :(