“Boots, you need a good pair to run in, in the winter. And many of the responders sleep in their boots during a night shift.”
“I think you need to go and talk with Tessa. Tell her what happened. You need to be safe.” Julie said to me.
I was out in public on campus and a new group of students and their parents were coming towards me, and I had to help them. I had to keep moving.
My body and mind were tired of the stress of being with Devon and the stress and anxiety I had about having him come to see me in Pickering.
I was a mix bag of emotions, the mask I was wearing was of everything was fine was securely on that morning. I didn’t want to rock the boat.
Devon took the CD on the top of the pile and put it at the bottom of the pile. Gasping, as I knew what CD he just moved I was worried, confused, and sad.
“I am expecting a phone call. So, we got to speed up a bit.” Starting to get worried, I could feel my hands shaking myself as I told him.
You shouldn’t be worried or scared to live here. You should feel safe to be on campus where ever that may be, and you are your own person, an adult.” Paula hugged me and left
“You lied to me!” Fire spitting from his voice stung the back of my neck like a bee sting. Devon spun me around grabbing my upper arms. In shock wide eyed my voice squeaked “What do you mean?”
With even more anger in his face Devon snapped back “I was worried sick, I thought you were dead in a ditch! I called the hospitals looking for you!”