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Don't want to do a test :(

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SadPanda Mon 08-Oct-12 16:05:27

I'm so mixed up and don't have anyone to talk to. I feel so sad. sad

My period is definately a week overdue, possibly 3 or more as I can't remember exactly when the last one was. They've become a bit less reliable than they used to be and are so light they barely register anymore. Hormone changes due to my age I think (I'm 40 now).

My husband and I started trying to conceive several years ago but sadly nothing happened. Then as hormones started to change nature became cruel and PMT symtoms became more and more like being pregnant. I spent a small fortune on pregnancy tests each month only for period to start straight after testing. The emotional rollcoaster was killing me, so I got off it and resigned myself to not getting pregnant and to be honest, once I passed 40 I thought the ship had sailed.

Now I feel terrible, can't sleep, get up several times in the night to pee, my breasts are so sore on the outside and achey on the inside. I know I need to do a test but I can't bring myself to do it. I feel like I'm kidding myself and I can't cope with the hurt of being back on the rollercoaster. But I want to know. But when it says negative I'll feel like such a fool. Again. sad

It's probably all stress related anyway. sad

AWomanCalledHorse Mon 15-Oct-12 14:16:14

Any longer & we would've seen you pop up on 'I didn't know I was pregnant'!!
What's your due date?

ps. Terrier driven sled sounds awesome, for a pregnant lady, would be a great way to rock up to hospital in labour!

lambethlil Mon 15-Oct-12 14:18:14

Fantastic news!

FlaminNoraImPregnantPanda Mon 15-Oct-12 14:26:28

She's put due date down provisionally as 30th April but it will be confirmed at the 18 week scan. They don't do the dating scan here.

PoppadomPreach Mon 15-Oct-12 14:28:51

Ace thread! Love it! Many, many congratulations!!!

Flojo1979 Mon 15-Oct-12 14:55:11

Awww waw congratulations!

TakingTheStairs Mon 15-Oct-12 15:50:27

Wow! That's fantastic Panda, congratulations again.

aufaniae Mon 15-Oct-12 16:21:00

Congratulations Panda! thanks

Come join us on the April ante natal thread, if you fancy it? Would be lovely to see you there.

We're all very nice, honest smile

MainlyMaynie Mon 15-Oct-12 18:43:03

Wow, fantastic news! Only 6 weeks to go to your scan too.

LexiLoganberry Tue 16-Oct-12 10:53:48

What a lovely thread, so pleased for you and your DH

Huge congatulations to you both.

badmumalert Fri 19-Oct-12 11:11:47

I have been wathcing this thread - such a happy exciting thread too. Congratulations Mr & Mrs Panda - and 11-12 weeks gone already!!!!

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