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January 24, 2019

“’You're 4 weeks and 6 days,’ the nurse said. I was so early along in the pregnancy the nurse had to perform a transvaginal ultrasound to see the tiny sac. ‘Return to the waiting room and someone will call you back shortly.’ I made my way back down t...

October 21, 2018

“I was driving to Boston Market when I decided I wanted to write this. It took a gentle shove from a journalist friend, the echoes of angry protestors in my mind, and a heaping pile of mashed potatoes to convince me that writing my story down would s...

May 7, 2018

“This is dedicated to all of the women who have ever felt alone after choosing to have an abortion. You are not alone, you are loved, you are worthy, and you are still a mother, don’t let anyone take that from you. This is my experience, and it is no...

January 25, 2017

“25 years ago, I was diagnosed with uterine cysts and modern medicine wasn't even what it is, today. I was strongly urged to have a hysterectomy at 18, despite what I was specifically told would be a huge issue for my hormones and adult development....

January 17, 2017

“The news is filled with horror stories about the continued assault on a woman’s right to choose and I am so grateful that when I had my abortion 27 years ago I didn’t have to walk through picket lines or protesters.

A month after I moved to Okinawa w...

August 22, 2016

“I had my abortion at 20 weeks.  Iit was a two day procedure. I went to an abortion clinic in Atlanta. Wwe live out of state so it was a 6 hour drive one way.  Wwe booked a hotel room since I had to go back to the clinic on the second day to fFinnish...

July 13, 2016

"I'm 21 years old, currently on a placement year before I go on to complete the final year of my degree in September. I had a drunken one night stand with a guy I didn't even know on a night out in my hometown. I took the morning after pill about 15...

December 4, 2015

"It is very hard to write my story because I have to get over the shame I feel for my past situation that resulted in an unplanned pregnancy. Along the years I tried to speak about it to a few people, but I ended up telling half-truths and what I tho...

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