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July 17th, 2012, 07:48 AM
Super Mommy
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Hi, my name is Beth and I am addicted to OPK's. Seriously, three times a day the last 3 days and I had to really restrain myself from doing a 4th. I am obsessed with trying to figure out if the line is lighter, darker or the same as the control line! This is my first month TTC and I think I am going off the deep end. lol! I bought the cheapies from Amazon but my DH just ordered the digital bc I think he thinks that little smiley will keep my sanity. I honestly don't know how I will make it through the TWW. So, just an inside trader tip, invest in all OPK and HPT companies bc there is sure to be a spike in their value over the ext few months! lol

And just like that I got my positive OPK !

Last edited by Capeladybug; July 17th, 2012 at 10:29 AM. Reason: Positive OPK
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July 17th, 2012, 11:14 AM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2012
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this made me

i was really like this the first month or so..then it got old quickly, hopefully you'll feel better after a couple of cycles once you get more in tune with what your cycles are doing

sending some baby dust your way

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July 17th, 2012, 01:32 PM
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Tee hee

Yay for the positive OPK!! Hope the 2ww flies by!

~thanks to Jaidynsmum for my perfect siggy!~

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July 17th, 2012, 04:06 PM
Coley's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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for your + OPK!

once you've got a cycle or 2 under your belt and you have an idea of when you tend to O, you won't have to do as many.

Now when it comes to HPT's... that's a different story. Some girls just can't kick the habit!!

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July 17th, 2012, 05:32 PM
Super Mommy
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I'm trying desperately to refrain from taking one. It's only CD9 for me and I hadn't planned on taking one until tomorrow. My temp took a sharp rise this morning though. I'm hoping that it's a fluke due to waking up an hour before the alarm went off though.

"Shake it up now, Sugaree. I'll meet you at the Jubilee. And if that Jubilee don't come. Maybe I'll meet you on the run."
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July 17th, 2012, 05:56 PM
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This made me laugh. I was so like this my first couple of cycles with them.. then I started to learn other signs that came along with the +'s so I was able to figure out a smaller window. This cycle my signs came super early and I got my + on CD's 11 and 12! I usually don't start them until cd 14. lol.
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July 17th, 2012, 07:00 PM
kbpeanut's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Agreed..do it for a while, get used to them, and you won't be such an addict. Now...HPTs...I can make no promises...
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July 17th, 2012, 07:01 PM
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it happens

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