I’ve just arrived at my ‘TWW’ (two week wait) and I’m reminded about how much I bloody hate it. 

Women who are actively trying for a baby know how frustrating the TWW can be.. it just seems to go on and on…and on and on.. and on. 

But – and I’m sure I’m not alone in this – its nothing compared to the FWW (four week wait). I’ve realised that the minute I get those cramps, or when I pee and there’s a hint of red on the paper; when my period annoyingly arrives – I’ve began my countdown. 

Ok, so I’m still not pregnant… now what? 

Countdown to Aunt Flo’ pissing off, taking with her the constant reminder of the fact I’m not pregnant. 

Countdown to ovulation week which everyone tells us is supposed to be the fun part (listen, of course I have fun during the stuff,  but there’s still all this underlying pressure about if we’re doing it at the right time and if we’re doing it enough, and if we should be doing it upside down or back to front or inside out – wait, I’ve went off course I think). 

Countdown to the week your period is due. Trying to read signs. Am I cramping? Am I emotional? How’s my skin looking? Am I craving chocolate  (Hell, I’m ALWAYS craving chocolate) 

My period should be here now. I’m late. Good. Or is it? I’m not always regular. I’m getting my hopes up. I’m now 2 days late. Am I pregnant? 3 days late. Nope. Is that a spot? Crap, I’m cramping. I’m spotting. Great, here she bloody is!!! (excuse the pun) 

And, again.. The countdown starts. 


11 thoughts on “The FWW

  1. I’m right there with you. I’ve just started my TWW. Two weeks that I am utterly delusional. Unless of course I actually become pregnant one of these months. Then I’ll be super glad I recorded all those symptoms so I can tell my friends and aunts, right? 🙂

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    1. I’m due on around tues or wed and I’ve already had tiredness, been over emotional, been peeing like crazy through the night and got a bit of a cold so ya know.. according to Google I’m pregnant! Haha

      Good luck on ur TWW. hope the end result is a wee baba in there 🙂 lol


      1. Exactly! Our minds and bodies can be so cruel. Haha, thank you! Good luck to you too! Here’s hoping, but also extreme denying so that I won’t be let down when AF arrives. 😉 Until then, I’ll be on Google, fantasizing that my symptoms are meaningful.

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