Comics, love and life

A Nurse Can Make All The Difference.

THE BACKSTORY: Blue was caught totally off-guard by this shoulder pain, we tried several different solutions including shoulder rubs, walking, getting Blue fizzy water so she could burp, and anything else we could come up with throughout the night but it wasn’t until a nurse suggested some Gas-X that the pain went away.  We later […]

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So Close And Yet So Far

THE BACKSTORY: Marco had a bit of whatever was putting Blue under the weather before the baby’s delivery, but the OHSU staff didn’t seem too concerned about it.  The staff did a really good job to make sure we were all seeing Ember through the whole monitoring process, which was probably about 3 hours, but […]

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Nothing From The Nipples Down.

THE BACKSTORY: That last panel depicts a moment that was particularly important for Blue.  During the whole procedure. she felt very attached to this nurse, who had been incredibly comforting and grounding.  Blue mentions in memory that, as she was receiving her epidural, the nurse held her in a way that was incredibly intimate and […]

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