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Her water broke.

My girlfriend is in the hospital, unless something dramatic and horrible happens she’ll be in there at least two weeks, maybe longer. Her water broke early this (Tuesday) morning, she’s only twenty-two weeks into the pregnancy. The doctors say there’s … Continue reading

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I can hear the world again and it’s singing ‘happy birthday’

For the first time in more than three weeks I can hear the bathroom fan. Since January 25th I’ve been mostly deaf. The kind of deaf where, just to hear the TV, I had to turn the volume past 60. … Continue reading

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The Cerclage Is Coming Out So There Goes The Safety Net

In a few hours my girlfriend and I will arrive at the Ottawa General Hospital so she can undergo a procedure to have the cerclage removed. The cerclage is used when women have an “incompetent cervix” — which, basically, means … Continue reading

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Victory Is Both A Name And A State Of Mind

Things didn’t get worse last week, which means they got better. According to the doctors at the Ottawa General Hospital, this was supposed to be the week my son should have been born. He would have been almost two months … Continue reading

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