Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 3 Page 21

spare bedroom for me and made up the bed with fresh linen and as soon as my head hit the pillow I was out of it for several hours.

I’m not sure how long I was asleep for, but it felt like I hadn’t slept like that for years.

Mum kept treating me to breakfast in bed for several days. I must admit at first, I didn’t want to eat or drink anything. In fact, I just wanted to stay curled up in bed like a little lost child and sleep. If I wasn’t sleeping, then I was focusing on the small piece of light coming through the windows in the room. My body yearned to stay under the covers despite the warmth of the light beaming through the curtains. At times I would just turn over and face the wall of the bedroom and just sleep.

I remained like this for quite some time. In fact, I wasn’t