Major break through!!!
She has started her treament for Alcohol Prevention!!!!! I am so proud of her. I feel like a parent who's just watched them take their first step. In a way that is what she's done. The first day was yesterday, and she was up early, had her breakfast, took her medication and was ready to go before I was. LOL.
Today I had to wake her, but she still got up and dressed on time, and we were still early. I made her a carnation instant breakfast shake with fresh Raspberries so she could have that on the way over and she took her medication when we got there. I made her lunch, and packed her lots of goodies. I'm so proud of her. She is going to make it.... she's got fight left in her yet. She and I had a nice conversation in the car this morning as we waited for everyone else to get there. She told me a little bit about
what they taked about
yesterday at the first meeting. She said..." it's something that everyone has already said to me; but when a stranger confirms what you've been hearing, it brings it to a new light. It gives a new meaning to what I have been blowing off, and making excuse after excuse for, all of these years." She said that she feels so alive for the first time in a long time, and although she may not be here next year.... she knows that she is truly loved, and she thanked me for coming into her life.... Well I just broke down then, and cried like a baby as did she, but I think we have had our break through,,,, and this afternoon she went with me for a mani/pedi. It was so great!!!
I don't want to take everyones time up here, and go through the hard times that she and I had.... So I'll just say it was as loveless and harsh as the dead sea, for she and I for a long time. Lots of storms, and angry rants. But I am thankful that I am as stuborn as my father, and don't give up when the going gets tough.