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Normally my cycle is like clockwork, 28 days to the day. However my last two periods have been 21 and 20 days, and I'm feeling periodic now, which is only 17 days - what the frick is going on? Dd is 2 next month, and my cycle has been settled for ages, so it's not that. I'm purdy sure I'm not preggers. The only weird thing recently has been a nasty bout of flu, but that coincided with the 2nd errant period and wouldn't explain the first one. Help! This is most peculiar for me.
I'm 30 and pretty stressed about money stuff at the mo, but I try not to be too down-hearted. To be honest dh is far more bleak about our situation and I do sometimes find myself quite exhausted and upset by how stressed he is all the time. It's picked up a bit more recently and he's a bit more chipper at the mo, but I find it hard work.
Blimey, why couldn't I have gone that way?! I don't know why but I hadn't considered stress. I'm really emotional at the moment as well, and find myself crying at really soppy and happy stuff (more than sad things bizarrely!). Thanks, as dh and I say to one another when we get a bit down, I'll just have to 'sort myself out'! (like it's that easy being the running joke!)
Did they cause any pain at all, especially when on your period? Because I've been getting very sore recently, quite different to my usual cramps. I always get really bad achey low-down pains, but recently the pains are higher up, usually on the left side and more stabby rather than achey (I've a way with words, can you tell?). I have been wondering about going to the docs but I don't have great track record of doctors helping me at all!
Yikes! Thanks ladies, I've gone from having to turn my frown upside down to going to the doctors toot sweet! No really, that's fab advice, just what I was after. I will go to the docs, although I'll have to wait for the nice lady one!