i don’t regret anything

Diary Entry 71: Angie, 31 (Los Angeles, CA 2011)

Angie shares her story of seeking an abortion as a graduate student in Los Angeles, CA and the post abortion ritual she performed after her abortion.

(Published on December 2, 2014 |Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Los Angeles, CA)

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i was pregnant and I didn’t want to be

Diary Entry 68: Emily K., 25 (Portland, OR 2011)

Emily shares her story of seeking an abortion in Portland, OR after getting pregnant while using an IUD.

(Published on November 25, 2014| Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, OR)

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it was a rite of passage

Diary Entry 66: Fawn W., 38 (San Francisco, CA 1998)

Fawn shares her story of obtaining an abortion in San Francisco, CA in the late 90s.

(Published on November 18, 2014| Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: Portland, OR)

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it’s okay to talk about it

Diary Entry 65:  Sara C., 25 (Renton, WA 2008)

Sara shares her story of choosing to have an abortion in Renton, Washington and then choosing to become a mother a few years later.

(Published on November 11. 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: Vashon Island, WA)

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i didn’t want to shame my family

Diary Entry 58: Mayah F., 23 (Portland, OR 2008)

Mayah shares her story of obtaining an abortion in Portland, OR and her experience with EXHALE.

(Published on October 21, 2014| Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, OR)

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i never once have regretted it

Diary Entry 50:  Brenna, 31 (Arcata/Eureka, CA 2006)

Brenna shares her story of obtaining an abortion as a college student in Arcata, CA.

(Published on September 16, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, OR)

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it was mourning a loss

Diary Entry 49: Kathryn, 30 (Rohnert Park, CA 2004)

Kathryn shares her medication abortion experience as a college student in California, and the post-abortion ritual she and her partner performed afterward.

(Published on September 9 , 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New York, NY)

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i don’t have any regrets

Diary Entry 32: Neida, 30 (San Francisco, CA 1999, 2002, 2003, 2010 (2), and 2013)

Neida shares her experiences with a full spectrum of reproductive experiences: abortion, miscarriage, an ectopic pregnancy and childbirth.

(Published on June 24, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: San Francisco, CA)

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it almost made me not get out of the car

Diary Entry 31: Meg, 32 (Telluride/Durango, CO, 2010)

Meg shares her experience seeking an abortion in Colorado, her cancer diagnosis and her path to midwifery education.

(Published on June 12, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, OR)

Meg sings a song, “Sorry”, she wrote after her abortion.

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