Thursday, October 15, 2009

Cycle #2 - Update 2

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I think I'm right about at the top of that loop now and I really hate being upside down. TTC is such a roller coaster of emotions. I seem to be experiencing extreme highs and lows all at the same time.

I have been using my digital ovulation predictor tests every day at about 5:30 p.m. I have done 6 of them now and they all are negative. No smiley face for me yet! It is really disappointing. Kind of like getting a BFN every day. I am on CD14 today so I guess I still have a possibility of getting a positive for my LH surge. Today I'll use my last test stick in the box. It is a good thing I bought two boxes! I am seriously considering getting the test strips available on the Internet for next cycle. Their sensitivity is 20mIU/mL which is considerably lower than the 40mIU/mL of the digital tests. It would be nice to see something, anything, on the test!

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I am still holding out some hope for the smiley face. Mr. Pharmasaur thinks that my LH surge may be below the digital test's sensitivity and that I have already ovulated. That is a possibility.

This brings me to some very confusing symptoms I've been getting over the past few days. Monday night I started getting a metallic taste in my mouth. It has been with me off and on ever since. Very strange. Yesterday and today I have noticed that my breasts have been swollen and sensitive. This doesn't normally happen for me on CD13 or 14. I had these symptoms before I got my BFP back in June. Logically, I think it is too soon for any pregnancy signs to show up. Maybe my mind and body are playing tricks with me? Well, only time will tell. I have told myself that I will not do a HPT until October 29th. I have 20 more tests coming in the mail soon. It is not going to be an easy 2 week wait!

1 comment:

  1. The two week wait is terrible because that is when we start really analyzing every little twinge in our bodies. Here is to hoping you have ovulated and get a BFP!