As for OPKs, it is best to minimise fluid intake for 2 hours prior to doing an OPK. So try to time your toilet breaks for 11am and 8pm. Having said this, I never restrict fluid myself, and I always get a positive OPK when I ovulate (CD17-19 for me these days)! Just be sensible, and don't drink excessively before the OPK...common sense stuff, really.
Sorry, a quick question for J -
I am really sore (all muscular) since the accident yesterday cos I was really thrown around, but due to being in the 2ww havent taken anything, just paracetamol, hot showers and wheat bag (mainly neck, chest, shoulders and back). is there anything else I can take? cant turn my head and its agonising trying to stand up / sit down / move I presume I cant use anything like nurofen gel or deep heat? Im off to the physio in the morning to get checked over. Thanks x
Sorry to hear your news too MsFaery.
Hi sorry to hear you found this out, but hope they can sort it out by giving you some progesterone support. My BMI is 17, so I'm also underweight, but I easily conceived my son at this weight, and also pregnant again recently but it didn't stick. I think sometimes too much emphasis is put on BMI as it just depends what a good weight for you is
Poor you! Hope you feel better soon and thank god your LO wasn't in the car! Rest up. [/QUOTE]
Thanks Bond - I have always been this weight so I agree with you too. My whole family are thin and no one else has had problems.
As for medications: regular paracetamol definitely. I would avoid NSAIDS in this part of your cycle (ibuprofen, diclofenac, etc) as there is some evidence to suggest they can interfere with implantation. NSAIDs are fine in the first half of your cycle.
Have you considered Mersyndol? There is a Day and Night strength, both over-the-counter from your Pharmacy. It is essentially paracetamol and codeine, and the Night strength has doxylamine in it, which helps to relax your muscles (but makes you sleepy).
Deep Heat should be fine to use.
My commiserations, darling. I hope the Mersyndol helps. If not, go to your GP for some Panadeine Forte (higher dose of codeine, which is safe to take too).
Finally got my +opk this morning so happy I can now at least know when to expect that dam AF. Have appt with FS on 12 oct so will see what he wants to do.
Thanks so much for your help J and Bond girl glad to know My body is not the only one that's not following the rules lol. 😃
Well the car is definitely a write off, insurance just rang to confirm and organise pay out. I have a car I can borrow for a few weeks **phew** once I can drive again. Just a pain cos Im on holidays from work and it means I dont get to spend extra time with DD cos I cant lift her / chase after her etc and Ive been hanging out for holidays
Wish this 2ww would hurry up!!!
waitinghoping- hope you have a speedy recovery!
looneylea- yey for the +opk! Get BD'ing!
Tormy- any news about those HCG levels yet?
AFM- I had a BT today and they want me to go for an ultrasound and another BT on Tuesday. I am cd 11 today. Things seem to be happening a bit quicker this cycle as my oestrogen level is higher than it was at this stage last month. So hoping I O a bit quicker. FX it'll happen next week! Going to DTD every 2nd day until I get confirmation I need the trigger shot then will do every day.
BTW the weather in Canberra is awful today! DS childcare centre is shut today for training so I am off work with him. Can't do very much in all this rain! Luckily he just seems to want to read books.
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