Know that… 2008 happened (part 1 of 3)

I feel like a Jewish grandma when I talk about 2008, like I should always include a little spittle to the ground in its reference. 2008 was a time that changed me forever.

To attempt to tell you what that year was for me, I will break the story into three posts over the course of this week.

It hinged on one of those moments that break your reality. Times when you stand before a crowd of people, and vow to love one person until death. You are now a spouse, not a single. Moments like seeing a tiny creature emerge from your body or your spouse’s, and you terrifyingly give it a name. You are now “Mama” or “Daddy” for the rest of your life.

Most of those moments are breath-taking. Others still are gut-wrenching. 2008 held one of latter.

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