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April 8th, 2012, 05:43 PM
Crystalici0us4's Avatar Aubree Lynn's Mommy<3<3
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Hi everyone!

My name is Crystal, I'm 25, & been with my boyfriend for just about 9 years. We're high school sweethearts. We are expecting our first child, EDD December 14th, which is also my birthday, so I am really hoping to have the baby on that day, it would really & truly be the best birthday present! Because we have been together for so long, and never ever had a pregnancy, I was really starting to think one of us was unable to have kids. But I was wrong!

So in the last week of March, I started craving Cool Ranch Doritos, something I haven't liked since I had a bad accident in '08 when I was 21. Then on Friday, March 30th, I bled for a few hours, very light pink in color. When I looked it up, I discovered implantation bleeding, which I had never heard of. Then I started to feel different. Pregnancy crossed my mind, but I thought no, I'm not gunna think I'm pregnant, I've been so sure in the past, at times, that I was pregnant, always got really excited & happy. Then i'd get a test, & BFN, & I would cry & be very upset for days. But this was different, I had never felt this way. Hungry, then while eating nauseas, then stop eating, 10 minutes later, STARVING! Always hungry (I eat a lot anyway, but I seemed to be hungry 24/7), bouts of nausea throughout the day, stomach pains, little crampy twinges in my abdomen, my face was really greasy, even though I wash it 2-3 times a day, & breaking out. So, I went on Monday & got a First Response hpt, 3 pack. I took it and left it without lookin cuz I was afraid it'd be bfn. I was so surpised & ecstatic when I looked & it was bfp! So by Wednesday I had taken all 3, all bfp. After I told my bf, got 3 more, all the same result.

I have to wait til May 3 to see the ob/gyn cuz they wanna wait til I'm 8 weeks. But I'm going sometime next week to get bloodwork done for another dr, I'm hopin to go Monday & I'm going to tell them about the 6 bfp & ask them to test for confirmation. Sorry this is so long, I wanted to tell everything. I also have a couple questions.

Since I found out, my symptoms seem to have almost gone away. Still feeling nauseas sometimes, I haven't actually thrown up (I'm kinda glad about that, I hate throwing up, I'm kinda scared to) I'm still always hungry & thirsty & peeing ALOT. My boobs just started feeling sore, mainly the nipples, a tiny bit in the actual boobs. Do I have anything to be worried about? I think I'm just over thinkin & scaring myself for no reason. As I've never been pregnant before, I kinda don't know what to expect.

Ok I'm done, sorry for rambling! Congratulations to you all, & I'm hoping to get to know everyone these next 9 months!
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April 8th, 2012, 05:52 PM
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Welcome and congratulations!

I'm Lucy, EDD December 16th. That's neat that your baby is due on your birthday! This is also my first pregnancy, so I too don't know what to expect. Every symptom (or lack of a certain symptom) I google to see if it's normal. I've been a little obsessed Anyways, glad you are joining us!
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I'm Becky
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April 8th, 2012, 06:20 PM
Becky_78's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Welcome & congrats!!! It would be so awesome to have your baby on your birthday

My DH & I are also HS sweethearts!! And trust me, it crossed my mind more than once that there was no way we were that careful before...but I guess BC really works

Can't wait to get to know you better!!
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April 8th, 2012, 06:39 PM
Momma_Mia's Avatar Super Mommy
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congratulations!! I am also married to my high school sweetheart! My name is Mary and this is our 3rd, EDD 12/12. I know it's all so exciting but sometimes it best to just stay away from symptom checking on the internet....I havent had any m/s, just waves of nausea. I think that as your HCG levels increase the more you may start to feel nausea or m/s but everyone is different. I hope your lil one comes right on schedule...that would be one heck of a birthday present
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Thank you Jaidynsmum

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April 8th, 2012, 07:31 PM
*Leah*'s Avatar TTC the newfashioned way
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Congrats! Symptoms come and go - I only had SLIGHT nausea with my first baby for the first week I knew I was pg and then nothing the rest of the pregnancy, so symptoms or lack thereof, don't mean much! Best of luck to you!
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April 8th, 2012, 07:49 PM
Crystalici0us4's Avatar Aubree Lynn's Mommy<3<3
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^ that's is a relief to hear! Thanks everyone!
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April 8th, 2012, 09:23 PM
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Welcome and Congrats!!! My name is Raina, DH is Ryan and we are expecting our 2nd on Dec 7th.
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April 8th, 2012, 09:50 PM
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Welcome and congratulations on your pregnancy! Symptoms coming and going is totally normal. I look forward to getting to know you - I am Mary and I'm expecting #3.
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