Parent In Recovery Jennifer Shares Her Courageous Story…

Very inspiring story. Recovery is possible.

Parents In Recovery-

My name is Jennifer and I’m an addict & I’ve been clean three years.

I started smoking crack round 14 years old, I took my first hit with a very close family member to me. After that my life became a whirlwind of drug addiction and prostitution. At the age of 15 I learned how to sell my body,  & at the age of 16 I was raped and became pregnant with a little boy. Sadly I do not want this little boy, and I tried to smoke him out of me, please don’t judge me I’m being for real. When my son was born, he was withdrawing from crack cocaine so bad, that he had to stay in the hospital for 2 months. when I turned 17, I was placed into a parenting program, I was withdrawing from crack cocaine, and they brought my son to me so I…

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WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR.

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I am thankful for my new found hope.
Recovery, Life, A Higher Power and friends. Real friends. I am thankful that the obsession and compulsion have been lifted and I am no longer searching for ways and means to get the next one.

Just to name a few things. In reality I am thankful for every thing today.
I know it didn’t have to be this way. I could still be sick and suffering. Or I could be dead. I could a lot of things but I’d rather be thankful.

Gratitude

Peace and Blessings

Eric Ease