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 Post subject: Re: Abortion. Again... Ladies only, please.
PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:14 pm 
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I am so sorry you have to go through this again, Una! Good luck to you!

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 Post subject: Re: Abortion. Again... Ladies only, please.
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:55 am 
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Una, I feel kind of like a jerk telling my experience...I don't mean to be the melodramatic, scare-monger. I really do think *my* experience was just bad, so ignore my scariness!

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:58 am 
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Lachesis wrote:
Una, I feel kind of like a jerk telling my experience...I don't mean to be the melodramatic, scare-monger. I really do think *my* experience was just bad, so ignore my scariness!


you're not a jerk at all! you deserve to be able to talk about your experience as much as anyone else. the only thing that bothered me about your post was saying that you're "surprised it's legal at all," and i felt the need to remind una and everyone else that your experience is fortunately rare and that medical abortion is very safe and a great option for a lot of people.


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 Post subject: Re: Abortion. Again... Ladies only, please.
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:24 pm 
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Lachesis wrote:
Una, I feel kind of like a jerk telling my experience...I don't mean to be the melodramatic, scare-monger. I really do think *my* experience was just bad, so ignore my scariness!


No, sharing is always good! There's always risks involved with any medical procedure (or pretty much doing anything), and information is always helpful. I only posted because I didn't want people to be scared off by your experience.


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 Post subject: Re: Abortion. Again... Ladies only, please.
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:18 pm 
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I don't want anyone to be scared off, either. I guess my comment about being surprised it is legal at all came out of a gut reaction when I think about that whole experience. I'm 100% pro-choice...and I don't believe in legislating in any way what women do with their reproductive choices, so yes, it is very much a valid option, as well. Just scary *to me.*

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:46 pm 
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I've been to the clinic, now I'm in bed and I have to say that I feel like shiitake. I won't be documenting things as they happen, I just wanted to let everyone know where I was at.

Lachesis, your experience is as valid and useful to hear as anyone else's. There is nothing wrong with coming here to share, that's what I asked for: women who have gone through it to talk to me about it. Thank you for that. I know that it's hard to share... You'll only receive love from me. <3

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Lachesis wrote:
I don't want anyone to be scared off, either. I guess my comment about being surprised it is legal at all came out of a gut reaction when I think about that whole experience. I'm 100% pro-choice...and I don't believe in legislating in any way what women do with their reproductive choices, so yes, it is very much a valid option, as well. Just scary *to me.*

I understood what you meant by the legal comment, and I'm sorry it was so painful/traumatic/terrifying. Una, I'm hoping everything goes quickly and smoothly from here on out.


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hugs and soothing feelings. I hope you feel well soon.

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 Post subject: Re: Abortion. Again... Ladies only, please.
PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:30 am 
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Hope you feel better soon. (((hugs)))

And I hope lots of good things are coming your way, damnit!

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Una, I hope you feel better very soon. xo

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:13 pm 
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i am sending you a ton of hugs <3


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:41 am 
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((hugs)) Una. Be sweet to yourself!

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Big hugs una. I hope you are doing ok.

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thinking of you una and sending a bunch of love and positivity! <3

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I'm adding another hug! You need the biggest bed ever to accomodate all of us and our incessant hugging.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:17 pm 
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i never do that. that one up there is just for you.
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*smooches*

Thanks! All the hugs and warmth and love have really helped.
I'm in my pajamas watching cartoons as my daughter makes a mess of the place. I refuse to stop her. We've been eating junk food all day and watching spongebob.

I still feel like shiitake.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 9:56 pm 
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Do you feel better, Una? I really hope your streak of bad luck ends soon. There are some people that the world just doesn't let up on, and it's not fair.


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More hugs Una, and feel better.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 2:31 pm 
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Well... It's over with and I had my follow up visit this last Wednesday. They put in a Paraguard IUD and told me to take it easy for another week.

Thank you, Ladies. You're all amazing.

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Una wrote:
Well... It's over with and I had my follow up visit this last Wednesday. They put in a Paraguard IUD and told me to take it easy for another week.

Thank you, Ladies. You're all amazing.


I'm glad its over with for you and I hope it all starts getting better. I love you.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:16 pm 
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I'm glad it's all over and done with. Hopefully that Paraguard will mean not having to worry about this kind of thing again for a long time. Hugs to you.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:31 pm 
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Una, I'm so sorry you had to go through all of this, especially with everything else you've had to deal with. I'm glad it's over.

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