I know how you feel Rain...
It's been a month since I last posted a page (meaning it's been almost a month since my surgery). Recovery has been a bit strange. It feels like it's been going really, really fast in a lot of ways, but there are frustratingly many things reminding me that I'm still not at 100%. I feel like I must be getting close though. The irony is that what I want to do more than anything is sit here and draw pages like crazy so I can get back to posting. But what I actually NEED to do is not be so sedentary. I need to move around. Balancing that shouldn't be too difficult, but it's still kind of frustrating.
I mean, I REALLY want to get back to work. I am so stir crazy lately. I am starting to work on pages again, as a result. I'm a little slow still, but it's nothing I can't do. It's all about pacing (which my need to be physically active should keep in check).
What I might try to do is cut the hiatus short by posting fewer pages a week. If any long-time readers recall how I temporarily cut posting days down to just Wednesdays and Fridays during Chapter 10 while I dealt with things in my life, that's kind of what I'm thinking about here. Something that allows me to feel like I'm doing anything (making me happy), while simultaneously being patient with my recovery. Plus, the story gets moving again, (hopefully making you happy; I know it does for me!). I'd probably keep up the "two updates per week" model going through the remainder of Chapter 24, which should more than buy me enough time to recover to 100% so I can bring us completely back to normal for Chapter 25. Even if I recover completely before then, it'll give me some extra time to work on expanding my buffer again, and work on Chapter C so I can finally get Volume 3 out. It works in so many ways.
I'm very adamant about this. Can't just keep these ladies waiting around on line forever, right? XD
Official return date, coming soon. ^_^
@All: So, my doctor called me earlier today. It seems the results of my surgery have finally come in. Everything came back negative! I've beaten cancer! :D
They'll surely continue to monitor me for a while, and I've still got some surgical recovering to do, but the worst is over. Thank you, everyone, for believing in me and rooting for me through this whole ordeal.
Hey, it's the girl from your videogame demo!
We're seeing it a bit closer and more clearly here, but that's the one Emily bought a few pages ago. XD
Yay, its ra... drizzling again!
I'm glad to hear you're recovering well! Best wishes <3
yay! thank goodness you've had a good recovery~
I recommend copying Emily's example and reading while you wait, heck even listening to music can make hour long waits seem really short so maybe month long waits will be - actually nevermind whatever batteries your music player would run out rapidly. Hang in their Rain the wait can't last forever >.<
@LittleLynn84 It's great to see that you're recovering!
BTW, what did you mean by Chapter C?
Each of the physical books for Rain contains one exclusive chapter not found online. Usually, it's a backstory, so it's not essential to enjoy the story, but it does offer some insight into characters and is potentially fun or interesting. Volume 1 has Chapter A. Volume 2 has Chapter B. So Chapter C will be in the upcoming Volume 3. ^_^
Good to see that you are doing so well!
Don't worry about getting back to speed, just go and do what feels right.
I'm really glad to see you are getting better. I'm a bit of a lurker, and have not posted anything before. But your comic got me through some tough times when I realized I am a Transgender woman. I am sad I was not around for when you were selling Tshirts I would have bought one right away. Anyway I am glad you are doing better and I cannot thank you enough for this wonderful comic.
Fortunately, t-shirts will be coming back soon! I'll absolutely announce it as soon as they're ready. ^_^
I'm so glad you feel a little better, stay strong you amazing, beautiful lady you! <3
This had me laughing for five minutes when I first saw it.
I'm thrilled at the news you have beaten it.
A) I LOVE DIS STORY... =D YAY
b) You're not alone, Rain... lines suck. =)
...and won. My Grandma kicked cancer in her twenties and stuck around to see her great grandchildren graduate high school. Congratulations and we're so glad to have you back.