It's fortunate I succeeded in getting pregnant, it's not easy dealing with endometriosis. The pregnancy stopped developing, it's a wonder it lasted one trimester. It's almost impossible to find a quality sperm donor, the eggs weren't fertilized. Third time's the charm. He has hydrocephalus and no one wants him, the doctors gave him two years at most. He's already three now. It took another three for him to become an angel. A medical miracle. I only wanted a child, not a miracle.
(Translated by Cristina Stan / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)
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