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My body my choice by hulahoop

I can’t express how difficult it was in every sense of the word. I don’t find the need to go into detail about when or why it happened, because it’s beyond the point. The point is I needed help and I was able to receive help from medical professionals who made an already very difficult situation a little less difficult. A team of professionals who offered support, medical attention, and who helped me understand that whatever decision I took was okay, and that it was my decision and only mine to make. No woman wants to go through this. It was physically and emotionally very painful. But if you have to go through this for whichever reason, you should at the very least be able to go through it with the support needed to ensure your safety and well-being. I had to have an abortion. And I am forever grateful for having had the opportunity to do it in a safe way. Thank you to all the people who fought hard years after years to make sure I could get that help when I needed it. Thank you to everyone who is fighting hard today to make sure that every woman has access to medical attention, and that every woman has the right to choose what they do with their bodies. For a long time I was scared of sharing my story. I felt ashamed of it. Later on I found out that many women around me had gone through similar situations. That it was okay, and that I was not a bad person for protecting me. That is why I am sharing this today. Because I understand that by banning abortion, they are telling women that it’s not okay. That it’s not their choice to make. Forcing them to find illegal and unsafe ways of doing it, and making them feel as if they are doing something wrong. My heart goes out to everyone who is struggling today. Sending love and strength to all. We are in this together. 💔