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February 23rd, 2011, 02:40 PM
sadie97007's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I think I have a problem!!

I had been getting super faint positives on IC's for a few days. I took a digital yesterday, and it said "Not Pregnant." I should have waited one more day to take it, but I wouldn't stop myself. That was my last test. So, I ordered a 3 pack of FRER from Amazon w/ 2 day shipping, so they could be here by Thursday, when DH got home. But, that negative digi wasn't sitting well with me, so I went to the store in the afternoon and bought a 2 pack of Answer tests. I got a + right away, but faint. This am I took the other one. Then this afternoon, the FRER got here........they were supposed to get here on Thursday!!!!!! I already took one.

I wish the lines would get darker, but I just need to give it time and lay off the testing. 2 tests left and I'm promising myself I won't buy more.
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February 23rd, 2011, 02:54 PM
krissy1989's Avatar is loving her two boys!
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I tested 15 times with Caleb! I promised myself I wouldn't do the same this time! My reasoning was that I wanted to see if my hcg was increasing. A lot of the time, the testing did help to ease my fears since the line was darker each day. BUT, sometimes I'd get a funky test and I'd drive myself crazy with worry until I could spend more money and test again. So, this time, I'm done. I have one test left (I've taken 4 already because I had already bought two dollar tests since I expected them to be negative, and then I bought a 3-pack of FRERs when I got a faint positive on the dollar tests). I'm saving that last FRER until tomorrow so that I can see the line become a darker positive, and that's that!

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February 23rd, 2011, 04:52 PM
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You sound like me! I think I have a problem too! I've probably taken 10 tests already...maybe more. Okay, probably more like 15 when I really think about it. I like to see the line change. But, I don't have anymore and I haven't bought anymore, so hopefully I'm done.
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February 23rd, 2011, 05:51 PM
Kittynoah's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I stopped after I got a positive on the digi. With my m/c in November - I kept testing and testing and got several negatives which prompted me to call the doc. I got a beta and it was like 5. I started bleeding that afternoon. But the hardest part was the worrying and waiting - so I promised myself this time I would not keep testing and that if something happens, it will happen.

However - I have already had two beta tests because of my m/c in November. So I know that I am definitely preggo and my hcg is doubling.

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February 23rd, 2011, 06:01 PM
krissy1989's Avatar is loving her two boys!
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I know this is O/T, but I'm so happy for you, Laura. I wouldn't test anymore, either, if I were you.

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February 23rd, 2011, 06:39 PM
ashleyjo's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I bought a digi and tested with that today.. I still have one FRER and one digi.. It will be very difficult for me not to use them... :\ I'm a POAS addict.. :\
Wife to Ray, mama to Colin (6), Brock (4) & Aubrey (1) & expecting our final installment 10-3-2016
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February 23rd, 2011, 07:04 PM
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I am so happy to hear that your numbers are looking good Laura

Today is the first day I haven't tested..... but it's only 7pm here, so still plenty of time I had just bought a 25 pack of IC's, and my FRER wasn't very strong, so I have just kept using up my IC's I love watching them get darker everytime!

Thank you so much BAM for my awesome siggy

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