I have felt very, very alone.

Abortion Diary Entry 155: Anonymous, 31 (Tuscaloosa, AL 2013)

Anonymous shares her experience seeking an abortion in Alabama, and talks about the post-abortion rituals she created for herself afterward.

(Published on April 20, 2017 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Tuscaloosa, AL)

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you’ll never be alone

Abortion Diary Entry 117: Jae S., 31 (Atlanta, GA 2006, 2013 & 2014)

Jae shares her story of obtaining abortions while raising her children. In the United States, about 61% of abortions are obtained by women who have one or more children.

(Published on October 15, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Atlanta, GA)

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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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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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it’s still a cause of some grief

Diary Entry 47: C.D., 32 (Chicago, IL 2003)

C.D. shares her abortion experience in Chicago and the Japanese Buddhist ritual, Mizuko Kuyo, she undertook to process her abortion experience.

(Published on September 2, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Cambridge, MA)

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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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