Chart interpretation help

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Chart interpretation help
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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 5:28am

Hi everyone,

I'm looking for some charting expertise and hoping that a few people might be willing to take a quick glance at my chart. This cycle, FF has given me an O date of anywhere from CD 17 to CD 24, and I'm a nervous, impatient wreck (1st 'real' cycle after an m/c at 9 weeks in late Nov), so I want to know how much longer I have to wait!!

http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/229728

A couple things:

-I tend to ovulate late and have long cycles, but I've had so few cycles in the past two+ years (pregnant, BF for a year, then m/c 1st cycle after I stopped breastfeeding), that I really don't know what 'normal' is for me anymore.

-I'm not at all confident in my reading of CM

At different points in this cycle, FF has put my O at CD 17 (dotted crosshairs), CD 21, and CD 24. Which do you think is most likely? And more importantly, is there any hope that CD 17 is correct?? :)

Thanks SO much for any help you are willing to provide.

Emily

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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 1:45pm

I would definitely say that cd17 was not O day.


Sue
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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 3:14pm

Thanks for the perspective and good luck wishes! I agree that CD 23/24 are most likely, and it helps to hear that from someone else as well as I resign myself to the fact that I just started the 2WW. Not going to promise that I won't test early (have lots of cheapie HPTs burning a hole in the medicine cabinet), but at least I'll be able to manage my expectations....

Emily

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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 5:56pm
Keep us posted. It'll give you something to do while you wait :D


Sue
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Fri, 03-04-2011 - 7:45pm

Since you were so thoughtful to take a look at my chart, I wanted to give you a quick update. After several days of high temps, my temp went down and stayed down for a few days. FF took away my crosshairs, and I was soooo bummed. Thought I was in for an endless, anovulatory cycle. However, I decided to test anyway at the end of this week as planned, and BFP!! Faint line on an internet cheapie yesterday afternoon, stronger line w/ FMU this morning, and confirmed with a digital this afternoon. In retrospect, my temps were probably just off because I came down with a cold last week and was really congested.

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Sat, 03-05-2011 - 8:28am
Congrats Emily! I often say, the wonkiest cycles end with a BFP...at least in my case, that's very true, and in yours as well. I hope you have a H&H 9 months. I know it's hard not to worry when you've had a m/c, but take time to be happy for the new little one growing in you, and take care of yourself. And retire the thermometer...you don't want to add anxiety over temps on top of all the other pregnancy worries.


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Homeschooling mom to DD15 & DS11

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