It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Pregnancy Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-04-2004, 10:15 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 3
nsanta HB User
Question Pregnant or Crazy?

Help Me! I've officially decided that I'm one of three things: Pregnant, Crazy, or suffering from some illness!

Here's my tale: I'm fairly regular, but don't pay a huge amount of attention. DH and I are not actively TTC, but are currently in discussions as to "if and when". July 17th we had unprotected sex early in the evening. A few hours later, as I was drifting off to sleep, I sat bolt upright in bed, and just "KNEW" that we had conceived. A sort of panic (not a bad panic - more of an OH MY GD! panic) came over me, and I just knew. I eventually drifted back to sleep and the same thing happened AGAIN!!!

Ok, next day, I tell DH. He knows my psychic tendencies can be pretty accurate and doesn't even think I'm crazy. I start doing some research and turns out, I now know that I had tons of signs that told me I was O'ing on or about 7/17.

So why am I now crazy? My last cycle started 6/28. They normal last at LEAST 7 days. I started to spot 7/21, and then Very Very Heavy 7/23 &7/24 and then I was done. Very not normal for me. Since, I have been sort of nauseated daily from noon til 4 or so, and have lower abdominal cramps, or what I call "an awareness of organs". At 17 dpo all the HPTs have been BFNs, but I stil can't shake the "I just KNOW" feeling! I'm actually considering going to see a shrink at this point. Can anyone tell me what's going on?

Last edited by nsanta; 08-04-2004 at 10:20 AM.

 
Old 08-04-2004, 10:40 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,479
blue_eyed_girl HB User
Re: Pregnant or Crazy?

I don't know that much about them, but you could have had a chemical pregnancy.

A chemical pregnancy occurs when you have a BFP (your instinct), but later get a BFN. The bleeding could have been a miscarriage since it wasn't normal, but from what I have read the period is normally longer than usual in a chemical pregnancy. However, a chemical pregnancy means that you and your dh are fertile and you have good chance of conceiving.

I don't think you are crazy. There are lots of women who think they are pregnant when they aren't.

Last edited by blue_eyed_girl; 08-04-2004 at 10:40 AM.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 08-04-2004, 11:26 AM   #3
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 219
flutterby2574 HB User
Re: Pregnant or Crazy?

I don't think your crazy either!! Also too I have read on here where quite a few women have bfn for a while before they get that bfp.....your hormones may not be up to the level where the hpt can detect it yet....also I had a friend who had af or was like af for 7 months before she found out that she was 7 months pregnant!! So you never know. And I agree with blue-eyed, this may be a sign that you are fertile so just keep your fingers and toes crossed and good luck.....let us know what happens!!
**Baby dust**

Flutter

 
Old 08-04-2004, 12:06 PM   #4
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 3
nsanta HB User
Re: Pregnant or Crazy?

Thanks for the replies! I'm really out of my mind. For someone who wasn't even sure they were ready, this has been a very nerve-racking two-weeks.
My sister has me convinced that my pg symptoms are in my head - because I have Baby-itis. Which kinda ticks me off, but now I don't know what's real and what's imagined.

Is there anyway they can test me to find out if I did have a chemical pregnancy?

Is it possible I just have low hcg? It seems like every website has different ranges.

 
Old 08-04-2004, 12:27 PM   #5
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,479
blue_eyed_girl HB User
Re: Pregnant or Crazy?

There isn't a way to tell you had a chemical pregnancy, unless you did miscarry and have a D&C. Pregnancy is tested by the hormone levels and once they are gone, they are gone.

You can go to the doctor and have a blood test done. Those test are more sensitive and more accurate than a hpt.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Iron Infusion and pregnant babs10 Anemia 1 05-01-2010 09:27 AM
Thyroid medication may have helped me become pregnant! Play_Hard Thyroid Disorders 7 01-13-2009 05:44 PM
uncomfortably pregnant- emotionaly AliCat2009 Pregnancy 2 06-28-2008 04:13 PM
Going crazy or just pregnant? tami52100 Pregnancy 0 05-23-2008 06:42 PM
Breastfeeding--and pregnant again? WhiskersOnKittens Breastfeeding 6 08-29-2007 11:00 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Seraph (6), cattieos (2), mumovhann (2), kittenkaboodle (2), Xkwizit (2), TwinMamma (2), quinyonna07 (2), Kali333 (2), hillarynotclinton (1), lovelyme (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (859), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:30 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!