Friday, June 5, 2009

We Have Solid Cross Hairs!

Look at that, my first set of solid cross hairs! I feel like I accomplished something today, especially since the start of my charting experience started out so rocky. After a few rough days I got the hang of waking up at the same time and temping. So I guess this puts me into the 2WW.

It's funny how Fertility Friend makes TTC both fun and nerve wracking at the same time. Yes, I always pretty much knew when I ovulated (within a day at least) so that wasn't the issue, but with the whole LPD thing I had to wonder if I was *for sure* ovulating. This confirms it! And I actually found it fun to pee in a cup and dip a stick into it and see how each temp makes my chart change. Both of which I found to be a bit addicting, just like Bibliosaur told me it would be. But now I'm in that dreaded 2WW (assuming I have a normal LP) and have to sit and wait and wonder if maybe I could be pregnant. That's enough to make even the sanest person (which I am not) go a little nuts. I'm actually VERY happy that I don't have a pro account right now, because those pregnancy points would also be driving me crazy!

So now I'm debating what to do next cycle. I enjoyed charting and using the OPKs, but I'm not enjoying this part of it. I'm thinking that if I have a normal LP (12 days or longer) I will consider taking a break from charting and go back to just getting in tuned with my body and watching for my signs. Or maybe I'll do what Bibliosaur is doing this cycle and not chart my LP. So many decisions!

Although I think we all agree that our hopes going into the 2WW is that we won't have to start up the next cycle at all, but a BFP will grace us with its presence!


  1. Yay! I recommend charting at least 5-6 days past crosshairs...because they can change sometimes. 5-6 days of solid higher temps should confirm ovulation for sure. From there, you can definitely skip until it's time to POAS or AF shows! Good luck!

  2. Even though we are still TTA, I got my first set of crosshairs today (albeit dotted) - it's a nice feeling, isn't it? It took me three cycles to get them, so I'm going to revel in it for a while. :)

  3. It's such a rollercoaster, this TTC thing. I am sending good vibes your way!!!

  4. Congrats on the crosshairs! The 2WW can be intense....I hope we both get our BFP's this time!