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June 17th, 2009, 08:51 AM
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When you first started NFP or FAM, was it what you expected? Did you discover anything that you were not expecting?
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June 17th, 2009, 01:49 PM
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It was a lot harder than I expected at first. A few tears even. But once I got the hang of it, it was a breeze. Now I also thought since I charted and haven't been on hormonal BC I would have an easier time TTC but that hasn't happened either.
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June 17th, 2009, 04:50 PM
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You know, just starting out with it... so far is IS what I've expected I'm liking it!
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June 17th, 2009, 07:10 PM
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A lot more scientific base. A lot less rhythm. It actually works for irregular cycles. It saves $ on pregnancy tests and condoms. I can actually work it into my schedule (that it is really that hard to do). That I LOVE it and whole heartedly talk about it when asked or when it is almost coming up in a conversation.
I didn't have too many expectations other than it might work and a pregnancy would be welcome.
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June 18th, 2009, 06:35 AM
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I think it was just hard to get into a groove of doing it. Once that took hold the rest was gravy. I found out that my LP was rather on the low-borderline area. I wouldn't have known that had I not been charting.
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June 22nd, 2009, 02:38 PM
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I was really surprised that my body fell into place so quickly after 10 years on BCP's. I could literally see my body getting back to 'normal' each cycle. My 'signs' to indicate that I was ovulating are quite subtle though, I hadn't expected that.

The last two cycles have been a little more difficult to work out as my body seems a little out of wack.
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