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Symptom spotting- a compilation

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BankWuggery Mon 18-Mar-13 13:01:06

This is really just to pass the time of a 2ww. I can't test until at least Sunday and although I know I can't possibly detect any symptoms until at least then (or if not after), can you lot please come and tell me what "symptoms" you watch out for?

I've heard stuff about a runny nose, grumbly tum, headaches etc etc and my rational side knows that these would be either coincidental or just imagined at this stage- but would help me pass the time!

So, what vvv early pregnancy symptoms do you look out for?

gilly86 Tue 19-Mar-13 12:29:16

Cd1 as in the first day of your period? And now you're on cd9?
Doubt it... It's HIGHLYunlikely to ovulate at the same time as AF!

RubySlippers77 Tue 19-Mar-13 12:47:34

BankWuggery - thank you for the list! I'm probably going to start imagining even more of them now though!!

I do have a runny nose but then I usually do as our office is freezing, I feel like a Labrador (very wet nose!) most of the time...

It's going to be a long wait till Saturday!! Thank you ladies for keeping me entertained (and hopefully sane!) in the meantime!

minicc Tue 19-Mar-13 13:45:19

REALLY clutching at straws here, but, sciatica?! Shooting down my r thigh, it's horrid! I've just pinged something, haven't i?!!

IrnBruTheNoo Tue 19-Mar-13 13:55:50

That's what I thought gilly, but I don't normally get cramps after AF has left...Yep, CD1 as in the first day of AF.

gilly86 Tue 19-Mar-13 14:03:26

Well anything is possible!!!!
We NEVER dtd on CD1... I don't even want to be looked at! Lol grin

gilly86 Tue 19-Mar-13 14:04:28

IrnBru maybe you're ovulating early? Do you know when you usually ov?

IrnBruTheNoo Tue 19-Mar-13 14:08:04

Nope, have just DTD, no idea when I ovulate. Hope you are all lucky this month! smile

gilly86 Tue 19-Mar-13 14:13:55

Well u could be having ovulation pains/cramps ... So carry on dtd! wink

TobyLerone Tue 19-Mar-13 15:31:18

My mouth has tasted metallic since Friday (CD18). I'm now at CD22 and the only time it doesn't taste like that is when I'm eating!

Also sore boobs, but that's normal.

Testing on 27th.

RubySlippers77 Tue 19-Mar-13 18:44:28

I've convinced myself I have the period pains too. I mean I do have some crampy pains, but I'd probably think nothing of it if I hadn't started looking up other symptoms!

Dear oh dear. It's going to be a long wait till Saturday with me wondering about this every waking moment.....

IrnBruTheNoo Tue 19-Mar-13 18:51:33

Some women conceive their DC on CD1 or CD2. It can happen! Have been reading up on this today.

gilly86 Tue 19-Mar-13 19:43:26

Yup it's possible although I think it's rare!!! But good luck to you!!!!!! Fingers crossed... You never know! Xx

minicc Wed 20-Mar-13 07:07:55

Think I'm out this month... Pmt and period pains are the order of the day today :-( fingers crossed for you all!

RubySlippers77 Wed 20-Mar-13 18:38:12

minicc - sorry to hear that sad

I still have period like pains although nothing else to report at the moment other than being tired and grumpy, but that's nothing out of the ordinary!! Ordered some pregnancy tests from Amazon (v cheap by the way) so will use one probably on Saturday if nothing's happened by then.

And now I am off for a lie down and a snooze!

IamKuma Wed 20-Mar-13 19:50:53

I'm 8dpo today and had cramps most of the day yesterday, which got really bad when I went to bed although they have gone today. Good old 2ww rollercoaster!

I've also felt bloated and a bit windy and have been in a terrible mood which usually only happens right when AF starts. Poor DH has had his head snapped off twice when rationally I know I have been completely unreasonable.

Going to try and wait to POAS until 27th...

TobyLerone Wed 20-Mar-13 20:10:45

I'm exactly with you, Kuma. 8dpo, testing 27th.

Metallic mouth, off and on nausea. Both alleviated by eating something. I've had this before, though, and it's been nothing.

Also, my brain has been like a sieve today! I forgot to buy light bulbs in town, went to Sainsbury's to buy them, got the wrong ones, went back to swap them and bloody well left them there!

NathanDetroit Wed 20-Mar-13 20:32:04

hello, can I join in?
Can also test on Sunday! What's going on here, eh?
Tingling boobs, feeling sick on and off and a colleague commented on how much I was eating today. Oops. Really tired too. Of course, this could all be PMS and the result of a very busy weekend. Oh, and slightly dodgy tummy too. Trying not to get excited...but I am!

Bunnygirlie Wed 20-Mar-13 20:47:06

Hi y'all! Can I join in the fun? On day 25 of a 29 day cycle!

RubySlippers77 Wed 20-Mar-13 21:41:29

Toby - your light bulbs story did make me smile!! I am hopeless in that respect, have two lamps which I've had for a couple of months and still haven't managed to get the right bulbs for them!

I definitely have crampy pains and a dodgy tum, although I may have managed to poison myself with my own cooking rather than anything else.....

Can't decide if I'd be more upset to get a BFN (as I've only been with my DP for a few months and we haven't been TTC - it would be a surprise!) or scared to get a BFP confused

BankWuggery Thu 21-Mar-13 00:50:14

Hi Bunny, Nathan and Kuma

There is going to be a POAS-athon on Sunday, the nations sewers will not know how to cope grin

Have another "symptom" today- rubber nips. Happened with both my dc, my niploids turn to this very strange rubbery texture and didn't go back to normal until I stopped breastfeeding. Very strange. But I must admit I don't know whether they do this normaly before my period as I am not in the habit of checking my norks for rubber. <makes note to self to check next month if this one doesn't end up in a bfp.>

Anyone peeing for England? Another symptom I can imagine if I try hard enough! (those poor sewers again)

RubySlippers77 Thu 21-Mar-13 08:10:49

I know what you mean about the peeing - can't decide if I'm doing it more often or if it's because I'm on the lookout for every sign I can!!

Today I'm back to feeling really tearful, which was what started me wondering about it in the first place; I felt very PMT-like (hormonal, sore boobs etc) only it was two weeks early! I may crack & test tonight, 3 days early but some peace of mind would be nice...

gilly86 Thu 21-Mar-13 20:18:15

This link is super smile

IamKuma Thu 21-Mar-13 21:04:55

Just looked at that site and must say that 'Change in Colour of Your Vagina' was not something I was looking out for!!

Have started feeling quite emotional today and first sign of achy boobs... Will be quite miffed if I get a BFN..... hmm could just be lead up to AF though, I suppose...

gilly86 Thu 21-Mar-13 21:17:31

'Change in Colour of Your Vagina' LOLOLOL

Yup, it's gonna go green!


Bunnygirlie Thu 21-Mar-13 21:49:11

I think I jinxed it by joining this thread, bit of pink cm this morn so AF is coming!!!!! Due Monday!!!

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