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I knew I was pregnant as soon as I was around two weeks. I had never been pregnant before, but I knew. My body felt.. different. My period had just ended a week and a half prior, so it was not by judgement of my period being missed. I told my boyfriend of over two years that I thought I was. Unfortunately, he did not believe me and instead thought I was playing some sick joke on him. I became worried and waited. (I do NOT do well with limbo.) I waited for my period to come around and it did not. I decided to go to the grocery store and buy two pregnancy tests. I took the first test at 9:00 p.m. It came back positive. I took it out to him while he was unloading groceries and we cried together for a bit. I knew the decision I had to make, as did he. We both agreed on abortion, the medicinal way. I called Planned Parenthood and they were extremely helpful. I was only 5 weeks by this time, and was not far enough to go in for an abortion. I was told to wait another two weeks, and go in for an appointment. The wait was long and the morning sickness was TERRIBLE. I puked all the time and my breasts were super sore. I even gained a cup size from the swelling. Fortunately, I had my boyfriend by my side the entire time. At the clinic, they made the process smooth. Although it was lengthy, and I did pass out from not having anything in my stomach; it was easy. They explained everything to me and I went on my way. Nervous is probably the best way to describe the way I felt. I am comfortable with my choice.

2014 United States

Just fine.

Did the illegality of your abortion affect your feelings?

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How did other people react to your abortion?

My mother and mother-in-law were sad.

Maggie

Desculpa não te ter dado uma chance de sobreviveres, mas fiquei demasiado…

Lauren Jackson

I got pregnant while in college in Tennessee in 1976 and had an illegal…

Camila

Yo aborté los miedos, la pena, el vacío y el amor.

Lorena

Yo aborte por que decidí que no estaba lista para ser madre y por qué empiezo a…

Andrea

And it was just fine. I had just turned 20, and was living in a rented room in…

Luka

Hice lo mejor que pude, estando bajo toda la presión del mundo.

Clarice

Sempre fui a favor do aborto, não por uma questão feminista, mas por acreditar…

Deborah

I had an abortion I’m not mad about all the soul-baring on the internet, but I…

Sam

I had a Medical Abortion - Painful Experience, Life Changing

Felicia

I had an abortion, so that I could heal.

Susie

I'M NOT SORRY.

EV

I had an abortion and I do not regret my choice. It is very important to me to…

Joanna

Moje życie to moje wybory. / My life is my choices.

Dulcinea Vázquez

Las pastillas tardaron un poco mas de 3 horas en hacer efecto, no presenté…

Bia Li

Me encontro na cama deitada nesse momento, após ter passado um dia inteiro no…

chanel

I did it because as a female that is my right to control my body no man or…

Paegan

I had a SUPER LATE abortion.