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30 November 2012 @ 04:05 pm
Oh, not again...  
1. What type of birth control (Condoms, pills, pulled out) did you use, if any? 
Lutera birth control
2. Were there any problems with your protection (condom breaking, missing pills)? 
I missed 1-2 days of pills twice within a few weeks but quickly took them.
3. Are you trying to get pregnant, or avoiding it?
Avoiding it.
4. How many days are between the first day of one period and the first day of your next? 
I'm not particularly sure. Given I'm on the pill, I would assume 28.
5. Any changes which could change your cycle (major change in diet, exercise, new medication, new stress?) 
I've been exercising a lot more lately and have been stressing out with a few panic attacks within the past week and now... it's a little worse given this worry of mine.
6. What was the month/day your last period started?
My last period started October 28th and ended November 4th. At that time I had a week left of pills when it started.
7. What date(s) did you have sex? 
I can't recall ALL the times but I do recall having sex a few times during the week of Thanksgiving.
8. Where was ejaculation(in vagina, in condom, pulled-out)?
Pulled-out,
9. Is there anything else that makes you think you're pregnant?
Going off of my pack of pills and the 28 day cycle, my only concern is that my period would have started this week (Sunday 25th). 

I'm a little mopey like I would be if my period was coming and see my face breaking out SLIGHTLY, but my period still hasn't started and I'm on my placebo pills.  Both pregnancy tests I took, one in the morning and one in the late afternoon after a nap came up negative. Sunday I would start my new pack of pills.
 
 
 
Lemonade Girl: avatar- blinkingmslaynie on December 4th, 2012 06:20 am (UTC)
I am so sorry no one got to this post before this. I'll blame the hecticness of the holiday season.

Without knowing more about when you missed pills, how many pills you missed, when you had sex and whether you used additional birth control, I can't really give you any real idea of whether you're pregnant or not. Taking a pregnancy test was a good idea, although it's entirely possible to test too early and get a false negative.

Also, keep in mind that it's entirely possible to miss a period now and then. Your pamphlet will probably tell you that if you've taken all your pills properly and don't get a period that you don't even need to test until the second month of no period.

If it still hasn't started by now, it's worth doing another test with your first pee of the day. After that, I would accept that it's accurate.

Also, there's no reason not to start your next pack of pills. Birth control pills do not harm a pregnancy or a developing fetus.

Hope this helps, and I'm sorry I couldn't give you any better information.
luniaraluniara on December 4th, 2012 07:42 pm (UTC)
That's quite alright! We all have lives. I'd say I missed 2 pills at a time, twice within 2 weeks. Probably after days within that time we had relations. I usually document this stuff so.. shame on me.

I took another test this week, early morning and it again was negative. I'm slightly too worried to have sex now since I have not had my period, even if I am on the pill.
Lemonade Girlmslaynie on December 4th, 2012 10:31 pm (UTC)
You say you tested early morning, but was it your first pee of the day? That's the important part- that your body has had several hours to sit and ... well, to make pee. If you test after drinking lots of fluids, your pee becomes diluted, which can give you a false negative.

Missing two pills in a row (meaning you went 2 days without pills) definitely affects your protection. You'd need to use backup protection (condoms or spermicide) for the 7 days of active pills after missing pills.

Test with your first pee of the day. If it's negative, I'd trust it and go on with things. Plus, it's totally ok to use condoms as backup for the pill. Many women do that just for their own peace of mind.

Good luck.