How's everyone in the 2ww doing?

I'm struggling! Haven't cracked yet, but not feeling positive at all.

My last 2 cycles I had a good idea by this point I could be pregnant, even though it's early I definitely had some signs where I thought yep definitely could be.This time nothing 😒 Or at least nothing that really makes me believe it could be positive.

On the plus side I've not caved in to test yet, don't even feel like wanting to test? I think that's more down to being scared than strength though!

#goddambyou2ww πŸ˜‘πŸ‘Š

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  • Struggling too!!! Just want to fast forward the next 10 days! I test on the 5/10 when is your date? I don't feel any different at all xxx

  • I've got a blood test 2/10. Im currently 4dp5dt.

    Me too, it's not I've not felt nothing because I have. Just it's nothing that's made me feel like it could be a positive symptoms if you know what I mean?

    I think because my last 2 cycles I had very similar symptoms at similar times through the 2ww.

    Ahhhh, it's tough! You planning to test early or you going to stick with OTD? Xxx

  • Going to try not to test early but I reckon I will cave next week! That's good your having a blood test, I think I would feel happier doing that but the protocol at my hospital is just to home test.

    I know what you mean about the symptoms, I've had a few niggles, cramping pain but it's lessened now so who knows! Xxx

  • The blood test is good as you find out a little earlier but I still do a pregnancy test, I actually hate the thought of not knowing what the outcome might be and them knowing hours before me? I dunno why, just really don't like it.

    I know, so many people say each time is different too so sometimes you like to think maybe lesser or different symptoms are a good things. We just never know 😩

    I want this to be a quick week to know, but at the same time I'm also really scared abou finding out the outcome xxx

  • It's all one massive mind game!!! Hopefully it will be worth the wait, otherwise I'm hitting the wine lol xxx

  • I'll be hitting the vodka πŸ˜‚ We've booked a weekend to Loch Lommond for something to look forward to, whatever the time outcome. Just hope it'll be a weekend of celebration rather than drowning our sorrows! πŸ™ Lol xxx

  • Aw that's nice you have something at the end of the wait, I have my Dads 70th, going to a log cabin so will be able to have a good drink if it's a negative but like you say, would happily be teetotal xxx

  • Let's hope we'll both be on the soft stuff πŸ™‚ Xxx

  • I know what you mean I'm dreaming of having to be tee total at Christmas for the first time in my life - itll be hard but ill be so happy I won't care seeing everyone else drunk and eating all the blue cheese and pate!!! X

  • I feel scared too we're thinking of going to our in-laws caravan at bamburgh this weekend just to have a change of scene and distract from thinking too much about Monday's outcome. 😰😰 I'm just praying this is our time I feel like as everything went so perfectly this time that we deserve it and that it's meant to be so it'll be such a disappointment if it hasn't worked... But it will work!! Xxz

  • Same not really any symptoms I would associate with early pregnancy. Feeling pretty negative as the embryologist said out Frostie wasn't fully expanded which had stuck in my head and I'm feeling pretty negative I'm 5dp5dt today xx

  • I'm also 5dp5dt xxx

  • Amanda86 you're exactly the same as me I'm 4dp5dt and have my blood test on Monday 2nd October too!! 😊 Sorry I don't know your history - did you get BFP's with your last 2 cycles then? It's good knowing people are in the same position and we can share on here! Xxx

  • So glad to have found this place! I've been trying to conceive for 10+ years now and it's hard doing it alone. Hoping you get your positive, I test on the 5/10 but the pain yesterday and today makes me think a negative is for sure xxx

  • Yeah, BFP with 2 previous cycles which both ended in chemical pregnancy. I'm 5dp today, my test is monday because they don't do blood test on Sunday at my clinic so my blood test will be 10dp5dt xxx

  • Hi had a chemical last time Amanda and same as you I don't have those symptoms xx

  • I hope this is a good sign for us Oliverl πŸ™ Xxx

  • How are you getting on? I think this had been the longest week of my life!! My OTD is next Tuesday but I think I'll test Sunday I have zero symptoms like nothing at all I feel the same from the meds as I did pre transfer xx

  • Hey, your right it's like time is standing still!

    Sunday should be ok for you to test, what would that make you?


  • 9dp5dt so fingers crossed xx

  • Sorry I forgot we're the same!! Well 9 should be ok πŸ™‚ Get a first response as they've got a pretty good sensitivity level πŸ€žπŸ€ xxx

  • Definitely struggling. It's second time round for me & like you, have had no symptoms at all :(

    I was nicely distracted by our wedding anniversary today but it also acts as a stark reminder as to how long we've been trying for this. PLLEEEEAAASSEE let it be our time!

    Good luck with the rest of your 2WW xx

  • It's so hard πŸ™ I hope this is our time too! πŸ€πŸ€žπŸ™

    Good luck to you too, keep me posted xxx

  • Know that feeling! Married in 2006, feels like an eternity that we've been waiting for this to happen xxx

  • I’m the same, really struggling. Had loads of cramping from yesterday which feels like AF is coming. Trying to keep positive but feeling a bit emotional.

    I think that maybe a different experience is possibly a good sign? I’m supposed to test on the 3/10 but only a urine test as my clinic don’t do the blood test.

    Could do with a stiff drink! πŸ˜‚πŸ· but I won’t! Xxxx

  • I'm on the HRT patches protocol so I won't bleed as the hormones I'm taking keep the lining there but feels like my body wants to have a period? Who knows, I've got until the 5/10 for a home test xxx

  • That might be a good sign Allyballystubby !! Xx

  • Who knows!! I over think at the best of times but this shizzle has me demented!!! Xxx

  • I had AF cramping night of transfer, 2dp and last night I just had this full feeling in my stomach.

    I think because my last 2 worked (although chemical) that's why I'm feeling like this time I'm definitely not? 😩 *sigh*. Thought I was doing well but I really am struggling today lol.

    Usually symptoms have been bleeding gums, tender and hard boobs. Back ache. I tested from 5dp last time as I had a pretty good idea, and did get a faint positive from then. Today at 5dp I'd be certain it would be negative.

    This time I've had cramping, aching legs, I had aches in my boobs randomly yesterday but it's gone now. Also, having slight headaches. Just nothing that makes me feel positive though, I've just got this gut feeling. πŸ™


  • Me too. I ha symptoms for few days post transfer then zilch but the cramps started last night, same as you heavy sore legs, normal things I het before AF. Glad I'm signed off work but at same time feel all Im doing is over analysing my symptoms all god dam day!!! Xxx

  • I'm glad I'm off work too, I'm trying to keep busy each day. Meeting a friend at 12 today but once I'm home I'll start to obsess again πŸ˜‚ #torture xxx

  • Yup! All I do is google symptoms and what embryo should be doing at this stage! I've turned into a weirdo! Xxx

  • Same! πŸ™ˆ

  • πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ me too! Promised myself I wouldn't be like this for this one, how do you stop? I simply can't. Xxx

  • I managed to stay away from google for the first 2 day’s and after that it was google overload! Crazy typing and wondering what every little niggle. I’m a Paramedic so I should know better .. but I don’t! πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ Xxx

  • πŸ˜‚ it's so hard! I don't know how people manage to stay sane!!

    Are you going to test 3/10 or you planning to test earlier? Xxx

  • I'm just getting ready to meet my friend and it's going to take all my strength not to buy a test. Just feel like I went to know, but I know it's not a good idea and promised myself I wouldn't do it this time xxx

  • Part of me is really tempted to test a bit before but also really scared of the result!

    Have a lovely afternoon with your friend and try to resist the pregnancy test aisl in the shops!

    It’s still a bit too early xxx

  • Thanks. I'm just home. Popped into Asda to get some things before coming home and was over at the pregnancy tests 3 times πŸ™ˆ I was strong and didn't buy any but I was so tempted. I feel almost certain it hasn't worked for us this time and I think that's why I'm too scared to test anyway. Glad I stayed strong though, would only make myself more miserable getting a negative test just now 😩 Xxx

  • I'm a nurse and all I've done is google symptoms! My bad xxx

  • I'm only on day 2 and already googling! No symptoms at all today. Was a bit crampy and tired yesterday but nothing today. Maybe a bit tired. I guess it's still early days. Am going to do am early home test on 5/10 which is our OTD. That will be 10dp5dt - is that too late? Good luck ladies xx

  • I think 10dp5dt is ok to test? I’m having to wait until 11dp FET as our otd is the 3/10. Going to be going crazy by then 😜 xxx

  • 10dp5dt sounds about right. Definitely not too late anyway. Good luck to you also πŸ˜˜πŸ€ xxx

  • Thank you - you too! How you doing? Xx

  • I'm ok. Been kept busy today which has been good. Planning a chilled out lazy day tomorrow, so think my mind will be in overdrive tomorrow πŸ˜‚ How are you? Xxx

  • Yeah I'm ok. Busy at work so that's good but not too bad. Still googling too much but then I'm sure I'll be doing that every day! Not too long to go for you now. Are you testing on the 3/10? Will you hold out that long? Xx

  • I've a blood test 2/10. Trying to hold out, this is best I've done so far. Two previous cycles I've tested from 5dp, I'm 6dp today.

    I'm constantly googling too, if I read something I don't like I come off that page and check another πŸ˜‚ Ahhh, sends you utterly mad eh? Lol xxx

  • That's what I do too! Totally bonkers! Well done for waiting xx

  • πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ glad I'm not the only one!! Do you think you'll test early? Xxx

  • No, too scared to! I didn't last time - just did it then say before otd but our otd was late because it would have fallen on the weekend. Will you? Xx

  • Hoping I stay strong but can't make any promises πŸ™ˆ Xxx

  • You can do it! xx

  • My heart goes out to you in the 2ww. Truely awful. I guess every pregnancy is different and very early days yet. I hope this is your time and it all works out for you xxx

  • Thank you 😘 This is worst one for me yet, I think because I felt fairly positive for the last 2 but just don't feel it at all this time xxx

  • The wait is hideous...hope you're feeling a bit better today. I had my transfer yesterday and dreading the next ten days.... thinking of you xxx

  • God luck. I know, it's a horrible time 😩 Xxx

  • I too am in the horrible 2ww and it’s killing me AF is due Saturday πŸ™ˆ

    Monday I had a drop of pink blood and v pale pink when I wiped and have had brown discharge similar to the beginning of AF but no bleeding (least not yet) I’m scared to think this could be a good thing and have had AF similar cramping on and off this week.

    I am literally going insane slowly

    I wish every one luck and baby dust don’t know what I’d do without some of you ladies on here. Even if it’s just to get it off my chest.

    I’m too want to know. It don’t want to test for fear of the negative 🀞🏻

    Good luck everyone xxxxx

  • Hope your little spot of bleeding was implantation, sounds like it could have been πŸ™

    I'm the same, so scared to test πŸ™

    Good luck πŸ€πŸ€žπŸ™ xxx

  • It’s so horrible I don’t no how some of these ladies do it month after month, in the scheme of things we’re pretty new to the TTC pond but it’s so daunting, trying not to stress but it’s so hard

    I vowed to myself I would not test early I’m planning go to stick to it unless I go completely insane

    Thank you for the reply I’m wishing you so much luck xx

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