2 am Musings

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I could not sleep the night before the induction. My worries were spiraling out of control. Earlier, my OB explained that since the placenta was causing my blood pressure to go up, they’d have to remove the placenta, which in turn, means the baby must come out. I imagined my body a leaking ship, riddled… Continue reading 2 am Musings

L & D Nurse Life

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It’s such a boon to have my mom, who’s a labor and delivery nurse, present for my son’s birth. It was like having my own doula. She was so helpful and friendly during my induction that the nurses at the hospital tried to recruit her by the end of my stay there! *Quick Update* I’ll… Continue reading L & D Nurse Life


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I’m alive! I was very burned out after I left my previous job in March. I ended up spending April recovering, which also meant I didn’t do much drawing that month. We’re now at the end of May, I’m settled in my new job, and I’m ready to conclude this pregnancy arc! So here’s the… Continue reading Induction

Core Day

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Pushing was like running intervals: when there was a contraction coming, you did high intensity pushing, then rest when the contraction subsided. High intensity for a minute or two, rest for 30 seconds or so. Rinse repeat for almost 4 hrs. in my case. There were definitely thoughts during this physically demanding time.

“First” Graphic Novel Cover Reveal

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I have some exciting news! I’m thrilled to announce that I am working with indie publisher, Read Furiously, again for my upcoming graphic novel titled “First”! This graphic novel will collect my pregnancy webcomics here on “Li”, as well as contain some travel sketches during my pregnancy journey. I’m hard at work getting the last… Continue reading “First” Graphic Novel Cover Reveal