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N3TR: Too close for comfort

So, I live in Oklahoma where a tornado is a common occurrence.  Although I have lived here about 9 years, I have never had one close by.  I have never had to take shelter or worry about a tornado hitting our house.  I have been pretty fortunate.  Last night though, a torndado touched down just a few streets over from us.  We went on our back porch and could see it in our neighborhood!  We got the dogs and went to the spare bathroom to ride out the storm (our "safe place" in case of storms).  I was pretty freaked out. 

Luckily our house didn't suffer any damage, and it turned out to only be an EF 1 or 2.  But, it was definintely too close for comfort. 

I guess I can now say I am officially an Oklahoman as I have had my first real tornado experience. 

Anyways, hope you all have a fabulous Friday! 

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Me 32 :: DH 40

 TTC since November, 2011

DH's SA : Excellent

Lap and Hysteroscopy June 2012

DX: PCOS, Stage III Endo, slight Adenomyosis, blocked tube, and probable LPD

Treatments:  6 Months Lupron Depot injections; 1500 mg metformin; 3 cycles of Clomid + TI = BFN

3 endometrial biopsies all were "out of phase" 

September - December, 2013:  Break to lose weight and get healthy

40 lb weight loss but still not ovulating "in phase"  

February - March 2014: bcps + follistim + trigger + TI = BFP

 Beta #1 (12dpo): 30; Beta #2 (18dpo): 500; Beta #3 (25dpo): 7,000!!! 

1st u/s 4/16: One beautiful hb at 144 bmp 

EDD: November 29, 2014

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  • I hate storms!! Glad y'all are OK!
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    Beta #1-BFP!!! HCG-55 Beta #2--111 Beta #3--2,825 Beta #4 22,031 1st U/S 7-29-13 Saw and heard our little sweet pea's heartbeat!! 109 bpm 
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  • EIK2013EIK2013
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    Very scary!!  I don't know if I would be watching it from my back porch lol!  Glad you guys made it out safe and with no damage!
    Me: 27, DH: 29*** TTC since November 2011 *** Dx with PCOS in September 2012 
    ***September 2012: IUI #1 = BFN*** 
     ***October 2012: IUI #2 = cancelled due to not responding to meds ***
     ***February 2013: IUI #3 - BFN ***
     *** April 2013: Gonal-f, HCG Trigger and TI = BFN*** 
     ***May/June 2013: TAKING A BREAK.***
    ***July 2013: Gonal-f, Trigger and TI = BFN***
    ***August 2013: Gonal-f, Trigger and TI = Cancelled due to over-stimulating***
    ***September/October 2013: Fermara, Gonal-f, Trigger and TI = BFP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Beta #1: 65, Beta #2: 210!!!!!!***




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  • Thanks ladies. 

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    Very scary!!  I don't know if I would be watching it from my back porch lol!  Glad you guys made it out safe and with no damage!

    I would have been in the bathroom long before that but my husband was born and raised here.  He says there is no need to take cover until you can see the funnel cloud.  Drives me crazy.

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    Me 32 :: DH 40

     TTC since November, 2011

    DH's SA : Excellent

    Lap and Hysteroscopy June 2012

    DX: PCOS, Stage III Endo, slight Adenomyosis, blocked tube, and probable LPD

    Treatments:  6 Months Lupron Depot injections; 1500 mg metformin; 3 cycles of Clomid + TI = BFN

    3 endometrial biopsies all were "out of phase" 

    September - December, 2013:  Break to lose weight and get healthy

    40 lb weight loss but still not ovulating "in phase"  

    February - March 2014: bcps + follistim + trigger + TI = BFP

     Beta #1 (12dpo): 30; Beta #2 (18dpo): 500; Beta #3 (25dpo): 7,000!!! 

    1st u/s 4/16: One beautiful hb at 144 bmp 

    EDD: November 29, 2014

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  • That had to be scary.  Glad you were passed by.


    DH: 34 Me: 35 Married: 09-05-08 Off BC: Feb 2009  Started TTC #1: Oct 2011 Started BBT: July 2012 

    Me: Blood word good, HSG all clear. Synthroid 3x a week and level is down to 1.45 (12/13)
    DH: Dx. MFI- Bilateral Varicocele Surgery 12/11/13, repeat SAs in March and June of 2014

    Treatments: Me:  8/20/13 First TI cycle, Trigger, Crinone = BFN
              9/17/13 50mg Clomid, TI, Trigger, Estrace =BFN
                      
    Future Plans:  Varicocele surgery on 12/11 then 6months on our own.  If no improvement IVF in the spring/summer
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    Glad you're O-Kay in OK.  My uncle posted last night saying four miles from him was too close for comfort.  (He lives in Broken Arrow right next to Tulsa) and my dad (Just north in Owasso) posted some pics today from his local stations of the storms.  Too scary!  

    I hope your safe room is centrally located.  You know you should get in the closet or bathroom because you want a small room centrally located if you don't have a basement?   I'm surprised in nine years this is the first time you had to take shelter, even here in Illinois, I've taken shelter twice in the last five years, and we don't have half the storms you guys do.  Stay safe! 


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    IUI#4 1/23/13 on 75iu x9 Follistim = BFP then chem preg m/c (Feb 2013)
    IUI#5 BFN (April 2013)
    IVF w/ICSI Oct. 2, 2012 - 13R, 11M, 7F, 1 frozen blast 4BB grade - - - FET Nov 15, 2013
    BFP! Beta 1:104 @ 10dp6dt, Beta 2:178 @ 12dp6dt,  beta 3:366 @ 14dp6dt
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  • image katib77:

    Glad you're O-Kay in OK.  My uncle posted last night saying four miles from him was too close for comfort.  (He lives in Broken Arrow right next to Tulsa) and my dad (Just north in Owasso) posted some pics today from his local stations of the storms.  Too scary!  

    I hope your safe room is centrally located.  You know you should get in the closet or bathroom because you want a small room centrally located if you don't have a basement?   I'm surprised in nine years this is the first time you had to take shelter, even here in Illinois, I've taken shelter twice in the last five years, and we don't have half the storms you guys do.  Stay safe! 

    Thanks!  Glad your family here is safe!  we use the spare bathroom because it is right in the middle of the house.  No windows or outside walls.  We have had a couple of small tornados pass by this area since I have lived here but nothing that has been close enough that we have felt the need to take shelter.  The closest one before this one was about 4-5 miles away. 

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    Me 32 :: DH 40

     TTC since November, 2011

    DH's SA : Excellent

    Lap and Hysteroscopy June 2012

    DX: PCOS, Stage III Endo, slight Adenomyosis, blocked tube, and probable LPD

    Treatments:  6 Months Lupron Depot injections; 1500 mg metformin; 3 cycles of Clomid + TI = BFN

    3 endometrial biopsies all were "out of phase" 

    September - December, 2013:  Break to lose weight and get healthy

    40 lb weight loss but still not ovulating "in phase"  

    February - March 2014: bcps + follistim + trigger + TI = BFP

     Beta #1 (12dpo): 30; Beta #2 (18dpo): 500; Beta #3 (25dpo): 7,000!!! 

    1st u/s 4/16: One beautiful hb at 144 bmp 

    EDD: November 29, 2014

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  • That is so scary!!  So glad you are safe!
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    DH(31): Great SA pre and post wash
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    4 failed Clomid+TI cycles
    IVF #1: ER 3/3  10R 4M 4F
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    I'd be so freaked out! I'm glad you guys are alright!
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    Dx: unexplained IF, arcuate uterus, minimal endometriosis, poor embryo quality, borderline morphology 
    Tx: IUI #1-3: Clomid+Ovidrel = BFN 6.3.13, 6.28.13, 7.26.13 ~ Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy: minimal endo, partial septoplasty 8.7.13 ~ IUI #4: Follistim+Cetrotide+Ovidrel+IUI #4 (canceled, overstimulation) +TI = BFN 9.12.13
    IVF #1: Antagonist Protocol ~ 10R/6M/6F (3 ICSI) ~ Day 3 ET of two 7-cell embryos ~ remaining four embryos arrested at 4-5 cell stage = BFN 10.22.13 ~ IVF #2: Estrogen Priming Antagonist with HGH ~ 14R/9M/5F ~ transfer canceled ~ all embryos arrested at 1-2 cell stage = heartbroken 12.9.13 
    IUI #4.1: Follistim+Ovidrel+IUI #4.1 = BFN 1.14.14 ~ The Vagina Tour: Consulted with 4 REs for second opinions
    IVF #3: Lupron Down Reg Protocol ~ 9R/5M/5F (with ICSI) ~ 3 embryos arrested by Day 5, 1 more by Day 6, 1 made it to blastocyst! 2.27.14 ~ CCS Testing is normal!!! We have a frostie ninja!! Hallelujah! 3.12.14
                
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  • Glad to hear your ok, I know that must have been scary!!! Be safe up there!!!
    Me~26 DH~25
     IVF/ICSI #1 May 2014
     3rd IUI attempt - 100 mg Clomid+ Trigger+ Progesterone- BFN -June 2013
     2nd IUI attempt -100 mg Clomid- Canceled-May 2013 
     1st IUI attempt - 100 mg Clomid- Canceled-April 2013  
     Abnormal Antiphospholipid Antibodies
     MTHFR 
     MFI - Sperm Morphology 2%.  
     Diminished Ovarian Reserve  
     Blocked Left Tube. 
     3-16-2012 D&C/Miscarriage. 
     6-12-2010  Miscarriage.
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  • That is so scary. I can't imagine. Glad you guys are safe!
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    BFP#1 5.23.12 C/P 4w4d 
    BFP #2 10.1.13
    EDD June 10, 2014
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  • Scary! I'm glad everything is OK!

    I went to grad school in Kansas City MO. One of the times that I flew out there, our flight was rerouted to St. Louis due to storms. Since I had to get to school for the next day, I rented a car and started driving through thunderstorms and crazy wind. I was about 30 minutes outside of KC when I saw a funnel cloud. Holy crap, I pretty much peed my pants in the rental car. All of the other cars were pulled over on the side of the highway and I followed suit. Thank God it the funnel cloud seemed to break up to the west of where I was driving. That is 10 times closer than I ever wanted to come to a tornado!

    I'm saying prayers for everyone in the mid west!

    Me- 35 Dx endo; DH- 33 no probs.
    BFP#1 (totally a wonderful surprise)- 3/10/11. IUFD 6/25/11. 
    TTC since 8/2011.
    BFP#2- 11/1/11. EDD 7/6/12. Blighted ovum 12/1/11.

    New OBGYN 12/2012- CD3 labs, SA, HSG normal. 
    First RE appt 1/16/2013. Unexplained infertility. Lap planned. 

    12/2012- Clomid 50mg + TI= BFN 
    1/2013- Clomid 50mg + TI= BFN.

     Lap 2/11/2013- Removed endo. 

    3/2013- Clomid + IUI= BFN
    4/2013- Clomid + IUI= BFN
    5/2013- Clomid + IUI= BFN

    June 2013- Time for a new RE!

    July 2013- We're in Shared Risk! Love my new RE!
    August 2013- IVF#1- 14 R, 11F, transferred 1 perfect blast, 5 day 5 frosties= BFN.
    Sept 2013- Let's get ready for FET October 7th ish!< transfer 2 embies 10/11/13.......BFP 10/18/13!!!!/div>

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  • So glad you are ok.  I hope your neighbors are ok too. 

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    Married August 2012 -- Me (40 yrs old) My husband (45 yrs. old) 

    RE referral from ObGYN in late Jan. 2013 -- Testing Confirms Unexplained IF 

    IUI #"s1 - 3 (Femara + IUI) April - June 2013 - all BFN

      Decided to do IVF... Began stimming on September 10th!  Egg Retrieval 9/20/13.  19 eggs: 6 to mature to freeze after 6 fertilized with ICSI

     3 morula stage embryos transferred on 9/25/13.....Beta #1 on 10/4/13/ = 7.5  Beta #2 on 10/6/13 =  negative

      IVF#2 - Lupron plan  (set to begin on 10/28/13)  (Planning on thawing and fertilizing our 6 eggs with ICSI as well as all of the mature eggs they retrieve with this fresh cycle.)

     Late October 2013 - ectopic pregnancy - methotrexate injection....benched 3 months

    CD1 - 12/5/13...Lupron set to start on 12/26/13; CD1 - 1/2/14....Baseline 1/3/14....begin follistim tonight and continue with lupron.  (Got my calendar today!  IVF#2 is a go!)

    ER = 1/14/14  (11 eggs....9 were mature. 9 fertilized.  Of the 6 mature eggs we thawed, only 4 fertilized.  At this time, we have 13 eggs fertilized and growing.  Waiting for news about a 3-day or 5-day transfer.)

    ET = 1/19/14  (5dt).....3 blastocysts transferred!   (All nine embryos didn't make it to freeze.  =(  )

    Beta #1 = 1/28/14   (2 weeks after ER)  BFP! 209 (9dp5dt)   EDD 10/7/14

    Beta #2 - 1/30/14  (11 dp5dt) 302

    Beta #3 - 2/3/14  (15 dp5dt)  1222 

    Ultrasound set for 2/17/14......TWINS!        Twin A - HR 124 bpm; Twin B - HR 126 bpm

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  • Thanks, ladies.

    National weather service just rated it an EF 2 with winds over 100 mph!  Glad it wasn't any worse. 

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    Me 32 :: DH 40

     TTC since November, 2011

    DH's SA : Excellent

    Lap and Hysteroscopy June 2012

    DX: PCOS, Stage III Endo, slight Adenomyosis, blocked tube, and probable LPD

    Treatments:  6 Months Lupron Depot injections; 1500 mg metformin; 3 cycles of Clomid + TI = BFN

    3 endometrial biopsies all were "out of phase" 

    September - December, 2013:  Break to lose weight and get healthy

    40 lb weight loss but still not ovulating "in phase"  

    February - March 2014: bcps + follistim + trigger + TI = BFP

     Beta #1 (12dpo): 30; Beta #2 (18dpo): 500; Beta #3 (25dpo): 7,000!!! 

    1st u/s 4/16: One beautiful hb at 144 bmp 

    EDD: November 29, 2014

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  • So glad you are ok!!! What a scary thing to go through! I live in MS which is still part of Tornado Ally but I haven't had one close by.
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    Glad your ok.

    Drives my Hubby crazy that I like to look out the windows when we have a tornado warning and its daylight. A. I kinda wanna see the cloud. B. I'm looking for signs that we need to hide, like hail, no birds signing, etc.

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    Me: 26 Dh: 34 Testing Begins 3/5/13
    SA #1 3/15/13=175,000/ml, low motility and low morphology
    7dpo & cd3 bloodwork= Normal
    Dh dx'd with diabetes - 4/15/13 Diabetes undercontrol as of 7/1/13
    SA #2 - 8-8-13 - No live sperm :(
    SA #3 - 11-5-13 - 425,000/ml, low motility, low morphology starting clomid
    SA #4 - 2-6-13 - 150,000/ml, low numbers across the board, still on clomid
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  • Wow that is scary I am glad you were missed.
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    Dx:Hypothyroidism 2008
    HSG- All clear CD 3 bloodwork normal
    SA- Abnormal Dx:MFI
    DH on 50mg Clomid 3x week
    BFP#1- 1/21/13 CP 1/24/13
    Cycle 18,19 & 20 50mg Clomid+trigger+IUI= All BFFN
    Cycle 21-25 Taking a break for now, still HIO Hoping!
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