Saturday, October 10, 2009

Torture & Tantrums

If our government could bottle the two week wait, it could be used to thwart terrorism across the globe. Because right now I feel like I'd rather have bamboo shoots stuck under my fingernails than wait one more minute to find out if I'm pregnant or not.

It's CD 29 for me, and on CD 24 I got my blood taken. After harassing Dr. Obigeewyan's curt secretary for a week, I found out yesterday afternoon that my progesterone level is at 24. "This is fantastic; I couldn't have asked for better," said Dr. Obigeewyan. "You definitely ovulated this month."

Instantly the black shell of detest that I had mentally formed around Dr. Obi's face melted away, and I wanted to hug her through the phone. Finally some good news! But now what?

"Take a pregnancy test in a week. Then call me," said Dr. Obi.

Yes, sounds good, I told myself. Wait one week. I am an adult; I am making the decision to wait; this is what I'm going to do.

So of course, I woke up this morning at 3:30 a.m. and peed-on-a-stick. And it was negative.

Now I'm doing math - and you all know how well that works out for me. I "think" I ovulated on CD 18, which means the two week wait shouldn't be over until Tuesday. But I used one of those "Test 5 days sooner than your missed period!"B.S. wands. BFN. Grrr.

What do you think, ladies? Give in to the torture or ride it out? Give up hope or keep it alive? Because right now I feel like waving the white flag of surrender.


  1. I wouldn't lose all hope for this cycle just yet. And even if this isn't *the* month, celebrate the victory of ovulation!

  2. Very true! Going from no ovulation at all to a definite O is a victory in itself. Thanks Johanna!

  3. Yes, I agree. I think you still have hope for this month. Try to wait it out if you can. But trust me! I know that's easier said than done.

  4. I hate the waiting period. I should wait until Friday since I'm expecting (crossing my finger for not) AF to show up on Monday...but really?!....four more days!!! feels like an eternity, but those few days actually make a huge difference. Don't lose hope!

  5. Can't wait to read your next post! Wait it out! By the time I got my BFP I was 5 days late because I couldn't bare to take another test knowing that all of my previous cycles (before my meds) were 4 weeks late!