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Plan B

I have been going the natural family planning route, or at least trying to. I have been using those clear blue easy ovulation tests and it seems I am an early ovulater, day 11/12ish. I had a mishap on day 10 which according to the ovulation tests was the first day of my peak fertility window. So, we went and got plan B one step, which I took about 18 hours after the incident. This is my first time taking the medication.
I had about 24 hours of general yuckiness following the pill but then nothing. 13 days after the pill and a week before my expected period, I start experiencing symptoms. My breasts were very swollen and tender, my nipples enlarged, back pain, bloating, constipation and spotting. The spotting was odd. It was faintest pink, barely visible only when wiping and only lasted a couple hours. These symptoms lasted about 24 hours and then went away. My breasts and nipples went back to normal size, still moderately tender but not like before. Two days later, I haven't had a period.
Has this happened to anyone? Does it seem normal to have less than 12 hours of spotting two weeks after taking plan b?
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2080231 tn?1444933585
I'm confused- you're tracking ovulation so that you can get pregnant, but you took plan B?
Plan B throws your cycle out of whack and having on and off symptoms and spotting is entirely normal. You may skip a couple of months but have some spotting.
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Tracking my ovulation so that I do not get pregnant.
2080231 tn?1444933585
Ah, the rhythm method. I used the rhythm method myself and it worked for six months. Then I had a late ovulation (symptoms of which I mistook for PMS, as it was when my period was due) despite a positive OPK two weeks prior and BAM. Now I'm 32 weeks pregnant with #2.
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Yikes. That is not reassuring. I was also wondering if this isn't pregnancy how in the world I will track my cycles and ovulation after this mess. It seems like plan b really messes with the cycle. :/
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