Janelle's Story

If you are going to have a abortion you should read my story!

I am 20 years old and I had my abortion about 24 hrs ago. I live with my parents still and I just got a new boyfriend. He is the new boyfriend that got me pregnant.

When I told my new boyfriend I was pregnant he freaked out and wanted me not to have a abortion. I thought about my decision for a couple of days and I made the decision to have a abortion.

The day of my abortion my boyfriend refused to go with me. My ex-boyfriend of 2 years came with me and also supported me. I did not tell my parents because they would freak out.

The whole morning I felt sick and very scared. They called me in take blood and other routine stuff. About 1 hrs later they called me in for the procedure. I had never been that scared before in my life. My ex-boyfriend came in with me and that was a big help.

When I got into the room I laid on the table with my legs up. The nurse gave me a iv shot in the arm. I did not feel any thing so she gave me another one. About 2 minutes later I felt really good. I felt like I was flying in the air, but I still was a little nervous.

The whole thing lasted about 10 mins and it was all over. I really recommend the iv drug to calm you down I really helps. I also recommend to deep breath while they are doing the procedure it really helps, I know it sounds stupid but it really helps.

Today I fell fine maybe a little sore but not to much. I really am surprised that it wasn't bad at all. The whole thing did not really hurt and it goes by very fast.

If you are going to have a abortion I would tell you that it not that bad and it was very easy! If you have any questions I would just read a lot about it that is what I did and it made a lot of difference.

June 2000

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