My abortion was in 1977. I wasn’t interested in marrying the father and felt I had no other option. I was selfish, young and stupid. I had complications after the abortion. I put off going to the Dr. for a long time. When I did finally go I was told I needed surgery for cysts...but I woke up from surgery to hear that I would never have children because they had to do an almost total hysterectomy (they left my uterus.)
God has forgiven me and shown me so much grace! Years later I married and we adopted four beautiful children. Their birthmothers choose LIFE. I wish I could say the same...I know I am forgiven by God, but at times I struggle with forgiving myself!
I now pray at the clinic near me and try to sidewalk counsel, which is so very much out of my comfort zone. I have opened up to very few people...I'm working on that...so I can help others!