Ignorance is Not Bliss

According to my OPK results, I am between 12dpo and 13dpo; according to my temperature rise, I am between 10dpo and 11dpo.

Normally, this would not really be a big deal.  In the scheme of things, being able to determine that I am somewhere between 10-13dpo is actually pretty good.

Except today it really, really sucks.

I woke up this morning, took my HPT (negative) and then realized I was bleeding.  I assumed that my period was starting, except that as soon as the bleeding started, it seemed to stop.

If I am 13dpo, it is probably just premenstrual spotting.  I have a very regular 14-day luteal phase (and months of charts to document this), so spotting on day 13 is not abnormal for me.

If I am 10dpo, however, it could be (all together now!!) implantation spotting.

Usually my temperature drops the day before my period, but it is still up today.

Ignorance is not bliss.   

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August 31, 2007. Trying Again.

6 Comments

  1. Calliope replied:

    wow. I’m on the edge of my seat so I can only imagine how you are doing!

  2. niobe replied:

    Okay. I’m an idiot about DPOs and OPKs, but, after reading your post a couple of times, I realized that what it said was that you’re still in the running for this month. Keep us posted.

  3. Julia replied:

    I hope it’s day 10 then. Good luck. Loads of good luck.

  4. kona replied:

    I hope it’s implantation spotting!!! Fingers crossed! OPKs can be tricky…I have had some go positive then neg., then pos. again, then neg. etc. (false surges?). I hope you are 10 DPO per your temp rise and send wishes for a BFP very soon for you… 🙂

  5. My Reality replied:

    I think I would take the chart as a more accurate prediction of ovulation, I just don’t get a warm fuzzy feeling from OPK’s. This could be absolutely fantastic. I hope for you.

  6. Rachel replied:

    I can’t believe how often I’m checking back here for news. 🙂

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