Prologue: February 1, 2010
“I’m delayed. We’re pregnant,” I told my then-boyfriend. All smiles, no tears.
He smiled from ear to ear.
“What should we name the baby? Who will be the godparents?” I asked him.
A few weeks after, we told my parents. I quit school and focused on taking care of myself and the tiny creature inside me.
Months after, reality sunk in. We need to save for the delivery.
“Online job,” she said.
“Huh?” I said.
“Message my sister. She can help you.”