That is all…

J has been taking his Subs like a champ and the difference in behavior is amazing. I haven’t seen this J….my J in what seems like forever. Being the cool mom that I am I have been trying to catch him doing good things or hell just the right thing and telling him. Also being the cool mom that I am I can not help but mention on a fairly regular basis how easy it is for all of us when he is clean. I don’t think he recognizes that. J thinks he lives in this little insular world that affects no one but himself.

He is such a bright sun shiny joy to be around sub sober. It’s a shame that life needs to reach crisis point for him to pull it together. My father paid for a ticket so J is off to Florida on a little vacation. I feel pretty good about it because my parents are going to be in their glory when they see J and not the alien!

This is usually about the time I start to get all hopeful and gushing…I start talking about future possibilities and wishes. I have been there, done that and bought the tee-shirt. I am just going to enjoy the moment. His vacation is a vacation for me. That is all. 


About madyson007

I am a mom of 4 who thought she was home free when my oldest son went off to college. My serious blunder? Genetics and being naive or maybe just plain stupid.
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4 Responses to That is all…

  1. Connie says:

    Enjoy your time and thanks for sharing this. One restful day at a time. Prayers continue.

  2. Mary Mac says:

    That is really lovely news. It is great that you are seeing the J that so often is hidden under the mask of drugs, Suboxone seems to work for him….. I think long term maintenance is being ‘sober’ if it stops opiate use and allows him to work and drives the ‘alien’ out.
    Enjoy your ‘mental vacation’.

  3. Courtsmom says:

    So glad you’re having better days-I hope they are everlasting!

  4. Gerry Standard says:

    I am glad it is going well. I wish your son much success.

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