Hi, i'm almost 23 and my last period started on july 1st and lasted till about the 7th. I have protected sex (condom) with my boyfriend usually once a week, and we make sure we are as careful as possible. My last cycles have been 28 days, 31 days and 38 days. i'm never that regular but it's been almost 42 days this period. i have been pretty stressed this entire month and more so the last couple weeks because of my late period and my boyfriend is leaving to move across the country tomorrow and i knew we would have to break up when he leaves. tonight is my last night with him and i have been heartbroken and worried and stressed. the stress has been so high i've had to take my anxiety herbal drops again, i haven't had to take it in months. i've also been working out far more than i normally do and my sleep patterns have been very off as well. my eating habits are normal, however because of stress i've probably been eating a couple hundred calories less a day. also there have been 3-4 days spread out this last month where i have felt really dry down there, it seemed like it was right before and after ovulation.
i'm concerned as i normally have breast tenderness at least a few days before my period. Sometimes i feel like it may be starting but i'm never sure, it's not as much as usual. I've been pretty emotional and moody the last week but i figured that was because of my boyfriend and i having to break up. i also thought i was starting to get light cramps two nights ago but they went away, normally i get heavy heavy cramps (sometimes i even throw up) about an hour before my period starts. i also tried having protected sex with my boyfriend 2 nights ago and i couldn't for very long because i felt like there wasn't much give at all and it was kind of painful, this is unusual for me.
if someone could give me some advice i would be grateful...it's bad enough i'm going through this loss of someone i love...i don't' want to have to worry about a pregnancy scare as well.
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