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tracers & trails

So, we were driving home from Cincinnati after we attending the Saturday night Reds game. We had to drop off some friends in Mason before we drove home and I went in because I needed to use the restroom and say goodbye. While in there, I swore that the lights were flickering. You know, like a light does that is above a fan. Like the blades are making it blink. I kept saying, "do you guys see that or is it just me?" They all just looked at me like I was crazy and I just blew it off as though it was just a fluke.

When we arrived at my parents house, I was getting out of the mini van and just as I turned to get out of the car, I literally saw, what I thought to be like a black cob web ALL over me! Seriously, everywhere I looked there were web like lines all over my vision. I shut my eyes, shook my head around and they were still there but not as much as before. On the drive home, all of the lights that were in our car on the console, were all creating those tracers or trails if I looked at them and then looked away. It was weird! Really weird.

The worse part was no one knew what I was talking about and I couldn't really explain it very well.

Has anyone experienced this before? I'm taking 100mg of clomid right now.

Update 5.11.09 @1:12pm:

I talked to my nurse.

The good news: She said that this does come as a side effect with clomid.

The bad news: I won't be able to take clomid again after this cycle. Once blurred vision or other vision related things happen on clomid the dr. doesn't want to go there again.

Staying positive: Hopefully this cycle at 100mg of clomid, will be the ticket to getting pregnant and I won't have to worry about another cycle. :)


mrs_clink said…
Tracers and weirs visual disturbances are one of the more rare side effects of clomid - you need to call your doc ASAP!
Mika said…
oh wow, that's scary! Hope it's nothing serious!

BTW, the Reds killed us Saturday. Glad you got to see that. :)
Anonymous said…
Get to the eye doctor! I am NOT being a smart ass.
Kelli said…
A couple times when I was falling asleep I would open my eyes and swear there were hundreds of spiders flying at me! I would shoot up and swat them away - my husband thought I was crazy.
christina said…
I had that on Clomid, but not nearly as bad. I just more had weird vision and spots. I have perfect vision so it was really weird for me.

Glad you got it figured out!
Leisha said…
I'm glad that it turned out to be just the clomid. Have you tried IVF yet?
hopeful #1 said…
Mika - Yes, for you that was a crappy game but for the Reds, it was very entertaining! It was a great night for baseball!!

Kelli - YES! That's exactly what it looked like. I was holding my purse, a duffle bag and my bottled water. My initial reaction was to swat them out of my way. I held all of my stuff up in front of my to swat at them too. I have to of looked crazy! Seriously, that was scary.

Leisha - No IVF. We are hoping this IUI is the ticket! Plus we don't have the cash for that right now. 3rd times a charm!!!

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