OMG!!! BIG news!!!

Discussion in 'Substance Abuse' started by PatriotsGirl, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. PatriotsGirl

    PatriotsGirl Well-Known Member

    Many of you may remember the sheer hades I went through with my daughter. She was a meth addict for many years and now has almost three years clean.

    She is getting married!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    She met THE one. They knew each other from before when they were both in their addiction. He has five years clean now and is the most soft spoken gentle giant I have ever met. :) They went on a date in January and have been together ever since. He proposed at Carabba's - he has a friend that works there. The whole restaurant was in on it. They had Connor bring Marina the ring on a dessert plate. It was perfect! He is the most amazing father figure to Connor. Connor adores him. I couldn't have prayed for a better son in law - we are so thrilled!

    But that is not all. They are closing on a beautiful four bedroom three bath home on Monday!!!

    Just wanted to share here - so many have been with us on this journey and I want you all to know there IS hope! I never would have dreamed we would be where we are today. (Oh and can you believe after YEARS of butting heads - her and daddy get along now better than ever?? Better than she and I do!)
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  2. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    PatriotsGirl, It is good to "see" you again. I do remember your journey. I am thrilled to hear how things have turned out for your family. This is a beautiful reminder of what another wise warrior
    parent posted years ago, " This is their story. We don't get to write the final chapter". Her story certainly had some horrific chapters. The new chapter is proof that they can turn it around and live a good life.

  3. wisernow

    wisernow wisernow

    What wonderful news. Congratulations! And yes she has written her own chapters! And you had the strength to let her do that hoping that some day just may be the day! Well here it is! Enjoy!
  4. Littleboylost

    Littleboylost On the road unwanted to travel

    I am so hopeful reading your post. I know my 17 year old has a long way to go to hit what ever norton he will hit to turn himself around.
  5. Littleboylost

    Littleboylost On the road unwanted to travel

    Bottom he will hit. And your news really is wonderful!
  6. RN0441

    RN0441 100% better than I was but not at 100% yet

    Thank you so much for some positive, uplifting news!

    You must be over the top with joy! No more suffering for momma.

    So happy for you all.
  7. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Wonderful news! Wishing them every happiness!
  8. SomewhereOutThere

    SomewhereOutThere Well-Known Member

    Oh, how fantastic!!! Congrats to you and precious daughter!
  9. pigless in VA

    pigless in VA Well-Known Member

    I think the good news is what keeps those of us in the trenches heading forward. I am so happy for your family!
  10. recoveringenabler

    recoveringenabler Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Wow, PG, I am so happy for you! Congratulations! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful success story......wishing you and your family the very best.....
  11. Teriobe

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  12. lovemyson1

    lovemyson1 Active Member

    HALLELUJAH!!!! So very happy to read this! I remember and I couldn't be happier for you all! Tell her I said I'm so proud of her and congratulations!