So, here I am, finally pregnant. I feel very blessed to have such a wonderful husband and to have been able to get pregnant quickly - now I can't help but worry about problems, but I know I am not alone.
I went off BC in January, and we used back up BC methods for January and February. Then in March, we didn't use anything but also didn't try (meaning we didn't plan BD around ovulation or anything like that - just went with the flow). Then in April we offically started TTC! My cycles were always 28 days on the dot, even the first few months after going of BC - but suddenly in April, my cycle was 45 days long! Talk about stressed out! I was testing all the time, and freaking out not only wondering if I was or wasn't pg, but also worried that my cycles would start getting wacked out so much that we would have problems conceiving.
Luckily, we had no problems. In May, I was unsure if my cycle would be normal again or not, and since I don't chart I really didn't know when to expect AF, or if I ovulated etc. When I was 1 day late for AF, assuming a back to normal 28 day cycle, I tested and sort of thought I maybe saw a shadow of a line. I drove myself nuts looking at it, and finally decided that the more I looked at it, the more I was unsure. My husband didn't really think he saw anything. I figured maybe I was looking SO hard, I was seeing where the line would appear if I was pg. The next day, I took another, and I was pretty sure on that one, there was nothing, so I thought this cycle was a bust and expected AF to come sooner or later.
A week later, we were out and about doing errands and I randomly thought about testing again, since still no AF. My husband was all for it, and excited, but I was just thinking I needed to see the Negative again so I could just stop mulling over the possibility like I did so much the month before. I was SURE it would be negative. I took the test right when we got home, and my husband was in the next room on the computer. I waited about 4 minutes, went into the bathroom to check the test, and low and behold, there was medium-dark line, pink as could be. I blinked, and it was still there. OMG! I said "hun..." and he said "what?" I was like "Holy bejeezus!" He said "WHAT?!" and I said "It's positive...there's two lines...look! We are pregnant!!!" He looked at the test. He blinked once. Twice. Three times. Then slowly a smile spread on his face and he said "It's a line!!" and got up to hug me. It was Father's Day - what a great present for him
I am now 6 weeks 2 days, and my first appointment isn't for over 3 weeks. My hubby has been wonderful. Very helpful, concerned, and says goodnight to my tummy each night
So far my most noticeable symptom has been sore/sensitive nipples. I have also had some heartburn, and been pretty tired sometimes. So far, no morning sickness. Lots of bloating though! I almost wish I would get sick, just once, because I feel like if that happened I would feel a bit more pregnant. Though, I also know I should feel lucky to not be sick (yet - hopefully it stays that way). I am trying my hardest not to worry.
We have each told one person so far. He told one of his sisters, and I told a good friend who was my best friend all through elementary and high school. We are still discussing when to tell our families, and it looks like either next weekend or else right after our first appointment. He is leaning towards waiting until the appointment, and I am leaning towards spilling the beans sooner. We will see!
So that is my experience so far. I am excited to have somewhere to write all about it, possibly vent when I need to vent, and all that good stuff. YAY