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Apr 17Liked by Christine Nishiyama

Thank you for sharing. It’s very touching to read and lovely that it helps you to process. I have been on the same road for some time and it helps my heart when I’m reminded I’m not alone and that others will see your work 🙏

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Thank you, Libby! Are you doing IVF as well? 💕

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Apr 17Liked by Christine Nishiyama

Yes, 4th transfer, so no fun stories from me 😌 but I do have an illustrated book about it in my drafts that I will birth one day 😄

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Oh, that must be so hard, Libby. I hope you do continue to work on that book. I'm sure there are many people who would benefit from hearing your story. If you ever want a reader, feel free to shoot me an email ❤️

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Thanks Christine! ❤️

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Apr 25Liked by Christine Nishiyama

Sending so many hugs and best wishes. All the best dear soul. And thanks so much for allowing us to accompany you in some small way.

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Apr 17Liked by Christine Nishiyama

I admire your bravery to share your journey and thoughts. It inspires me to do the same... I don't have an IVF journey to share but have been going through a mish mash of depression, fibromyalgia, intense migraines and recent diagnosis of adult ADHD. To say it's been a bit overwhelming is not giving the situation enough credit. I have bough (I think) 2 books about how to make comics and the idea intrigues me, though I've never tried, but it seems natural since I love art and stories. I hope to keep a copy of your entry today as inspiration to give a go. Thanks again. Been loving your "I might could do that!" for some time.

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Thank you, Naty! We all have something we are struggling with, don't we? I'm always reminded of that Avett Brothers song True Sadness. So true! I'm sorry to hear you are dealing with health-related things as well. It's so hard, and so easy to feel isolated. That's awesome you're interested in writing comics about it all! I find it very helpful. It seemed natural to me too, because it combines both writing and drawing together. They're very fun and loose and there are no rules! I'm so happy to hear my post inspired you and I hope you really do take a crack at making some comics about your experience! I'd love to see them sometime if you do!❤️

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Apr 17Liked by Christine Nishiyama

Don’t think, just be, and hope for the best🤞🏼❤️. It’s rough and tough this IVF, but it works! The aftermath can leave you with problems for life, but you could be a runner and land up with a bad knee. Won’t stop running, will you? Wishing you the best outcomes and ping me privately any time!

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Thank you, Anu! ❤️

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