Submitted to Abort73 by a 15-year-old woman on January 27, 2014.
I've been with my boyfriend for around 6 months now. A couple of weeks ago, I just didn't feel like myself. I started to get really moody, and all I wanted to eat was ice cream, all of the time. I missed my period for about 3 weeks, and I was having really bad stomach aches, so I decided to phone a doctor. She told me that I needed to take a home pregnancy test. I told her no, that could not be the problem because I never thought I could be pregnant— because we were always so careful. So, I went to the chemist just to find something to settle the pain, and the man behind the counter convinced me to try the test. Both of the sticks came up positive, and I went to the chemist and cried for almost 2 hours. I have a bright future. I've always been dedicated to my work and school, so it freaked me so much out that I actually had a child growing inside of me. I called the radio doctor to come make sure, and she made an appointment with the gynecologist, because I no longer wished to keep the child. Because of my age and my body structure, keeping it would only hurt both of us. My appointment is later this week, but I've been having really bad nausea and tummy cramps. I don't really know if that's normal, so I had an ultrasound, and the man showed me its little heartbeat. I cried then too for a long time. I'm still in so much pain and so scared for the termination. I really can't be the only one, can I?
Date: January 27, 2014