Though it may appear like you’ve taken too many incorrect turns and that the odds are stacked so heavily against you that you’ll never be able to overcome them, this is very rarely the case. You may make adjustments to overcome any personal challenge you’re experiencing with the correct support and mentality.
Jamee Valet can attest to it, and her experience demonstrates that there is hope for all.
The 25-year-old Sweet Home, Oregon, meth and heroin user made headlines after sharing a series of spectacular before and after photos.
Valet’s photos were posted on the Facebook page The Addict’s Diary, where individuals are encouraged to share their own recovery stories.
She described how she conquered addiction and turned her life around, including earning her GED credential.
Her name is Jamee, and she is a recovering heroin and meth addict, she writes on her Facebook page.
These photos are two years apart. She was a better-looking version of herself just a few months ago when she received her GED.
Valet now aspires to be an aesthetician, having worked hard to put her troubles in the past.
Her drug usage evolved from smoking marijuana at the age of 13 to using drugs such as Vicodin, Morphine, Oxycodone, Dilaudid, and Percocets at the age of 15.
She turned to heroin and meth after dropping out of high school and being raped by two guys in one night when she was just 17 years old.
At the age of 19, she was jailed for the first time for attempting to rob someone’s home. She would be jailed five more times, and she would also attempt suicide in jail.
Her entire life, suicide was my escape plan, she stated.
She didn’t have narcotics to numb herself while she was in jail for the first time, and her deeds continued coming up with her.
Valet relapsed numerous times during her long and painful road to recovery, but she’s now been clean for a year and has moved in with her partner, whom she met during a year-long inpatient program.
Congratulations, Jamee! You’re proof that regardless of how dark things appear, individuals can defy the odds.
Best wishes on your new adventure. I wish you good health, happiness, and wealth.