Well it's that time of the month again. I had some spotting tonight, on only the third day post peak. So I'll call PPVI tomorrow for my monthly review. My first question will be does this mean I can't get a blood draw this month? I wonder what they do about that. Do I have it drawn on day four of this cycle? In one respect that will be seven days post peak. I don't know. I hope I didn't miss another chance for bloodwork. If that's the case then it's apparent that God really wants me to learn patience.
Because I thought I had at least a week to a-week-and-a-half until CD1, I hadn't started to compile all of my questions yet for PPVI. So I need to do that tonight. I'll definitely ask about my short luteal phase (which I assume they'll address anyways), if I can still have blood drawn, when I'll get a whole hormone work-up like I did a year ago (so I can see if my prolactin and testosterone levels are still high), if I can get an ultrasound series done again (like I had last July in New Jersey), whether I have too much mucus and what can be done about that, and what all of this means in the big picture. I usually chicken out when it comes to asking questions, because I don't want to seem annoying. But this is over the phone so maybe it will be easier.
I also had a fair amount of pain this week leading up to my period. At least a few times it was pretty bad, but for just a second or two. I know lots of people have pain, so maybe this is normal. But I thought my pain was supposed to stop now. Maybe I'm still healing.
I have never had long luteal phases, but they usually hovered around 10-13 days. Since my surgery, though, two of the three cycles have had only three post-peak days. I just hope by this happening it can point PPVI in the right direction, like these symptoms are revealing themselves so we can get to the bottom of this. I just want to know what's wrong.