About Our Anniversaries À Propos de Nos Anniversaires

September 20, 2016

The French use the word anniversaire to denote both birthdays and anniversaries. In our case, our fourth anniversary and the premature birth of our sons coincided. The following is a work in progress post that recounts the events of September 20th, 2012 and those immediately preceding it.   September 19, 2012 became my first day at work since D was admitted into the hospital due to complications with her pregnancy. It had been nearly two weeks of me hovering over her hospital bed, both of us in a state of constant crushing anxiety. We had received relatively good news on

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