Wanting AF to get here!

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Registered: 02-13-2003
Wanting AF to get here!
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Mon, 07-26-2010 - 12:38pm

ARG!!! Long cycle after have a 24 days one last time!!!! I keep thinking I Oed but my temp has yet to really jump up high enough to confirm an O date!! I honestly feel pregnant, stomach troubles, super tired, boobs hurt all the time and bad any DS nurses and super hormonal....my hormones are just playing tricks on me!!! I just want AF to get here and end this crazy cycle!!! Frustrated with my body!!!Thinking about taking Provera to try to kick start AF again, but not sure if that is the best option....this waiting to see what my body will do is craving me crazy!!!! Thanks for listening:)

Lindsay
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Mon, 07-26-2010 - 7:44pm

Lindsay,


That stinks. I hated all the wonkiness in the beginning, trying to figure out what's going on, and then it keeps changing....arrgh.
Isn't your new lo still pretty little? I'd probably be hesitant to try provera with a little lo, but then again, I don't know how different it is from the mini-pill, and that's ok with bfing....hmmm. I know when I was initially having some supply issues with my DD, every time I started to take fenugreek, it made me spot. I read up on it, and it turns out that as well as increasing milk supply, it can start AF....that might be something to look into or try, or some other herbal remedy. Probably wouldn't be as strong as the provera, but might work.


Sunday

 

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Tue, 07-27-2010 - 7:35am

Thanks Sunday! I started taking the provera yesterday...I just can't take my ovaries hurting and this long cycle which I know could last for months!! Not sure if the Provera will work if my body is not ready to get AF, but I have to try something as my hormones are just going crazy. My Ob actually gave me this script when my DS was 8 weeks old...I kept bleeding and she gave this to me to take 2 a day for a couple months....so I am thinking that taking it for 5 days will be ok. She said it is stronger than the mini pill with more progesterone in it...either way I was not comfortable taking it for a month or more and the bleeding did finally stop.....the nurse practitioner at the office told me that there is lots of progesterone in in your body during pregnancy so they baby is used to it and it would not bother him....this referring to the mini pill. I really try to stay away from any hormones when nursing....but I just can't take the crazy hormones right now..my body is trying but it just can't quite get there....yes my DS is only 6 months so maybe I am crazy....I would really like one more (yes it is a big DONE with 4) but I would love them closer to 18 months apart as crazy as that will be for the first year I think they will be close later in life!! I may be crazy and may not get what I want....but praying and I know God has another one for me just not sure when we will be blessed again!

Thanks for the reply!
Lindsay

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Tue, 07-27-2010 - 7:21pm

Lindsay,


Yup, that's probably what I would have done, too. I totally get wanting close in age. That was my plan, too :P I hope it works better for you than it has so far for me....


I think the only concern with progesterone, is that I've read it can dry up your supply, but I haven't had that happen at all, and I know a lot of bfing mamas take it, so I hope it works for you!!
Sunday