I wasn’t sure how I was going to get out of this situation, and despite knowing that Stewart didn’t really care for Lucy, I was sure he would still use her as a weapon against me. It would be his only way of ensuring that we both stayed within his control and within his sight.
When Stewart had gone to work one morning, I rang the local doctor surgery to see if the nurse was available for a routine appointment. Luckily for me, there was a slot free in the early hours of the morning, which gave me enough time to get Lucy ready and walk up there without any potential issues. When I arrived at the doctor’s surgery it was packed as always, there wasn’t even enough space to sit. I just stood leaning against a wall in the cramped space with Lucy strapped to the front of me. She was such a good baby; she