Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pain, Issues and Anger

I heard Ann’s voice at the reception asking about me. After a while, the nurse brought her to the room where i was. “Oh God, Kate, what is wrong?” “Hi Ann. Please get me out of here.” “Why are you in this place?” Ann asked touching my forehead. “Ann, i have just had an abortion.” …

Regrets

Unable to move, i slept on the bed waiting for Ann to come over. I didnt know how long she was going to take as she was at work at the time i called. It was barely three months since she got the job and there she was rushing out to come see me. What …

After the task

The doctor lied! The damn procedure was so painful i fainted at the table-if what i was told its true. When i went into the hospital, i was not prepared for such kind of thing. I had a weird taste in my mouth, my tummy still hurt and worse of it all, as i woke …

Of Tools and Needles

When I woke up in the morning, I was sure what I wanted to do. I called up a clinic in town after I got a number from the directory and booked myself for the ten o’clock appointment. Despite having hesitations, I told the receptionist to book me up for an abortion. I got the …

Powerless

“That’s tough girl.” Ann said after I completed telling her about the pregnancy. “Yes. It is.” “I don’t know what to say.” “Me too and the damn decision depends on my bloody life.” “I know but aborting the child will affect you one way or the other. You need to make a wise decision on …

Advice

“Did I hear that well? You are pregnant?” Ann asked. “Yes. I’m three weeks along.” “That’s a surprise.” “I need your help.” I asked. “On what?” “I need your advice on this Ann.” Ann let out a laugh. “How can I help you?” “What’s funny?” “I’m just curious. When were you planning to tell me …

Birthdays

“How could your forget my birthday girl?” “I’m so sorry. I was busy with other things.” “Really? I thought we talked about my birthday last week” She asked looking at my face as if answers were written all over my face. “I’m so sorry.” “Yea, you should be.” “Yea, I am. Ill make it up …