Although I'd spent most of the aforementioned time feeling sorry for myself, I became accustomed to the time spent alone.
My boyfriend could sense it. My best friend had a feeling. Both suggested multiple times that I take a test just to be sure. Moodier than ever before, I shrugged it off as my period coming soon. Since the beginning of grade 9, Mother Nature reminded me each month of my 'gift'. Yes I realized [...]