Today was a new day. The countdown to my release began and it was an incredible feeling. When I first arrived, there were so many unanswered questions. I had no clue how anything worked, including court proceedings, so I had to rely on the experience of the other women in regards to what I could expect to happen to me.
The women in there weren’t necessarily what one would consider – reliable, so it was hard to take any advice they had given me to heart. In the end, things turned out better than I could have hoped and I’m sure, to many, it seemed I got off easy.
At least that’s what Deputy Burns felt, and she made sure to let me know every chance she got. On the way back from court I had been feeling grateful and relieved. That all changed when Deputy Burns…
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