Join Date: Apr 2009
| | implantation?
so, it all started yesterday morning. i woke up with a bad stomachache, went to the bathroom, and then felt better. (although it was diarrhea - sorry, i know that was too much info!) since i was feeling better, i went into work with no problem... until a couple hours later, i started to get a stomachache again. i went to the bathroom again, but it did not help. my stomachache would not go away, and it started to feel like i was going to get my period because i started getting mild cramps. luckily, my boss offered to let me go home early, so i took advantage of this opportunity. i went home, went to the bathroom a few more times, and then took a nap, hoping to sleep my cramps away... it didn't work. my cramps were worse by then. i didn't even want to eat, but i forced myself to. my stomach was making horrible gurgling noises, and i kept forcing myself to sleep, to make myself feel better because not even ibuprofen could make these cramps go away.
i didn't sleep well, although i did get a lot of sleep last night. i felt a bit better today, although i am still having cramps. it was worse earlier, but has calmed down a lot tonight. i was still tired this afternoon, though, even with all the sleep and napping i got yesterday, so i took a nap again this afternoon. i'm just glad i was not having to run to the bathroom all the time, like i was yesterday.
at first, i was really doubting that this could be pregnancy, especially when i was having the diarrhea. i thought maybe it was just something that i had eaten, or that maybe i was getting the flu... but, the cramps are what have changed my thinking. i did not keep track of the exact dates my boyfriend and i have had sex over the past month, although it's all been unprotected.
does what i am experiencing sound anything like implantation from pregnancy? or would this even be too early? i have a normal cycle, and i started my last period on the 6th, so i'm not even expecting my next period for another two weeks or so. when i started having these cramps, it felt like my period was going to start at any time, but i knew that it wasn't possible, considering the timing is so early.
my first thought would be that maybe it's just ovulation? because i DO get light cramps when i am ovulating, along with some discharge, but, on the other hand, i have never felt strong cramps like these during ovulation before, and i have had a lot more discharge this month, as well, especially in the past week. i know it's not an infection because it is clear/white, like normal discharge, there's just a lot more of it.
i want to take a pregnancy test so bad, but i know that it's way too early, and that even if i am pregnant, it would probably still come back negative because of how soon it is. did anyone else out there experience something like what i am going through before they found out they were pregnant? for those of you that had implantation cramps, what was it like for you? please help! the curiousity is killing me, and i need some other people's views/opinions to help ease my mind!