Ok, just go with me on this...
In January, after my CD21 progesterone check showed that the clomid had failed (yet again), I took prometrium to start a period. I had what appeared to be a period after 10 days of pills. A day or two after that period stopped, I started spotting - lightly at first, but it got heavier and heavier over 2 weeks, culminating in what appeared to be *another* period. After that, the spotting and bleeding stopped and life went back to normal. Then I started getting EWCM, lots of it. That lasted for 5 days or so and went away. Now, guess what: I'm spotting again. Very lightly for now, but its there.
So here's my theory:
Crazy as it sounds, I think I ovulated after taking those progesterone pills in January. I think I've heard of that happening to a girl on my forum. I can't explain the spotting , but it has happened before (I spotted during my first ovulation off BCPs last January). The spotting lasted about 12-14 days culminating in a very heavy flow for 3 or so days, like a period. So, if we count the first day of that heavy flow as CD1, the I started seeing EWCM on about CD18 through CD22ish with a HSO cervix from CD20-22. Over the weekend, that all went away and on Sunday (CD24?) I noticed the spotting was back.Even with all that evidence, I hesitate to make this assumption, but...it appears... I may have ovulated.... again.
...the fuck, man? A year without any kind of pattern, just two random ovulations and all of a sudden its like we're on a *schedule*?? Is it the clomid (which I haven't taken since late December)? It can't be the metformin because I've been on it for a year and only just started increasing my dose. Okay, nevermind how it happened - I will take what I can get.
I am a little concerned about the spotting since I have no clue why its happening. And since I wasn't temping or getting blood work, the only way I'll know for sure that I ovulated is if I get a period or a BFP in 2 weeks. But what to do about the spotting? I spotted lightly all through my first ovulatory cycle off BCPs last year. I didn't spot at all when I ovulated in October. I have plenty of progesterone pills, but should I take them without doctor's orders? I guess I could just call them and seek their advice... This is a situation I have never found myself in. And despite all my moaning and groaning and freaking out, I did manage to get some well timed sexy time in last week.
I'm going to follow The Corn fed Feminist's lead and not do anything different during this *assumed* 2ww. No sense making myself crazy when I don't even know anything for sure. So, do you think I should call Dr. B? Start taking progesterone? Just ride it out? Any input is welcome - thanks!