Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The exerpt that follows is from Emily’s story. She describes what it was like to have two abortions, one surgical and one using medication. In addition to sharing about her physical experiences, she talks about guilt, though affirms she has “no guilt today.” Read Emily’s full reflection that was published by Romper.
“…The second time was early enough to bring the pills home. There was a lot of cramping. I was nauseated after. My boyfriend was with me. We went to a hotel so my mother wouldn’t know. I was grateful for this option….”