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Hello ladies. I'm new here and I am looking for friendly, helpful and supportive women that may be able to help me out. It's long, and a bit personal, but please bare with me. Thanks in advance!
I can always feel when I ovulate. I get light cramps on either side of my ovaries. (most of the time it's the right) I usually have clear, watery discharge before I ovulate, and then when I ovulate it looks egg white and sticky/stretchy. Im usually dry afterwards, and two weeks later I get my period. My period is normally on point. It comes either a day early, on time when expected, or a day after. I'm very used to this and I usually can tell when its about to come.*
I am not on birth control. We are not trying for a baby, but if it happens, it wouldn't be a bad thing.*
This month I ovulated Aug 5th. I had unprotected sex, twice, on the 4th. I'm aware of pre-ejaculation, and my partner released a little inside me before pulling out. That night, I had a little semen on my underwear. By morning, my cervical mucus changed and I started getting the pains I usually get, so I knew I was ovulating. (I had a vaginal ultra sound recently, so I know there's nothing wrong with my ovaries)*
It's been 2 weeks and 6 days since I've ovulated. I have a 28 day cycle, my last period was July 24th. I was expecting my period the 21st this month. It hasn't come. I've been having cramps in my lower abdominal area for about a week now. My breast are very itchy around the nipples, and sensitive. I randomly feel nauseous, and I am experiencing fatigue. It's not just tired, I nap about twice a day, I'm eating more and I feel hot. Also, at this time I'm usually dry as I said. But for a little over a week now I've had discharge, and feel wet most of the time. I'm not familiar with it. It is white, thick/creamy and feels like lotion between my fingers. (no odor or itch) It gets on my underwear a lot and I have to change often. (TMI) I haven't felt like I'm going to get my period and this is considered late for me, because my period is always on point. I took a pregnancy test the 19th (2 days before expected period) since I was experiencing symptoms I've never felt before a period. I just break out, and have some cramps. It came back negative. Was it too soon?*
It's now the 25th and still no signs of a period. I'm obviously going to wait a little for my period to come, before considering another test.*
But for you ladies out there, who have experienced pregnancy before, or just know enough about this sort of thing, I would love to get your thoughts and opinions. This isn't normal for me, should I be worried?Am I over thinking it? Maybe baby?*
Thank you for taking time to read all this! Any comments or advice is appreciated*
Last edited by Peace Love Joy.; August 25th, 2012 at 10:42 AM.
While your symptoms do sound promising, the only way to know for sure is to take another test.
Some women take longer to get a positive result because of late implantation and/or slow rising HCG. So yes the test you took on the 19th could have been too soon, but by now I think you could get a reliable result on a test.
Huge thank you to everyone that read and commented. I appreciate it Still no signs for my period. Don't want to jump the gun again so I'm going to wait a few more days. If nothing comes, I will definetly re-test. I will keep you all posted. Thanks again!