In this Inspirational story, the author gives the reader an inside look into the many years of misery she experienced by her daughter’s drug addictions. Through it all, she was able to find peace and reveals how she was able to recover. Recovery from pain to peace. She was not only was dealing with her own grieve and emotions, there was also the safety and well-being of her three grandchildren at risk.
She gives us a glimpse into what she calls, her roller-coaster. “My rollercoaster was filled with shame, fear, anger, betrayal and disappointments”. Her life was truly turned upside down and it caused a lot of pain to a lot of people including her three very young grandchildren who the author eventually adopted.
Suffering was controlling her life and she couldn’t live with the pain anymore. She refers to this point as hitting her rock bottom much like she hoped for her daughter to reach, in order for healing to begin. Reaching her rock bottom, opened her up to different forms of healing and transformation. She shares three tools that have contributed to her healing success and how these tools can be valuable to use with children as well. By implementing changes, shifts in acceptance, forgiveness, mind-set and her perception on addiction, took place within her, leading her to peace and happiness.
The book is chuck-full of resources encouraging one’s own self-discovery. “My vision is to create inspiration in others to find themselves again and find peace in this unplanned journey”. Through her daughter addictions, raising her grandchildren who are now her children, and her own grief she shares a heartfelt and inspiring journey of a grandmother finding herself and how she did it.