“As I sit here this afternoon I’m so full of gratitude that we have made it one year with no relapses when so many of the people we know have due to this crazy pandemic going on. And I think back to where we was 1 year to day at this time. We had started staying in our car, staying at a truck stop in Jackson, GA and was just trying to figure out where we was going to be able to make money for our next high, or even food and gas,” the 41-year-old started within the caption. That ended up being the couple’s turning level with medication.
“Well we didn’t get high that day, and then the same night we reached out to our production team and said ‘hey we’re ready to go to treatment the next day.’ We were put up in a hotel for two days so things could get worked out for us to go to treatment,” June defined, although she wished yet one more excessive. “We honestly was kind of waiting on a payment to come through our account because we only had $1.75 in our account and we were thinking about getting high one last time,” she confessed about her and Gene’s ultimate repair hopes.
Mama June Shannon and boyfriend Geno Doak are celebrating one 12 months of sobriety after their drug habit left them residing in a automotive. Photo credit score: MEGA.
“Well I guess it wasn’t meant to be, because we actually got on a plane February 1 and headed down to Banyan (treatment center) in Stuart (FL),” June continued, including that days after their arrival in remedy, the cash that they had been hoping for to make use of medication with lastly dropped within the couple’s account. “So I guess that was God’s way of showing us that it was meant to be for us to get clean and I’m so very thankful that that happened.”
The couple determined at round three weeks in to make the dedication to getting clean for good. “After being in treatment for 23 days we decided at the last minute that we would stay here in South Florida. On the 25th day, we left Banyan in Stuart and jumped on a plane went to Atlanta.” Once there, the couple spent the evening, acquired their automotive and drove it right down to south Florida the following morning, as a substitute of returning to a lifetime of drug use and residing out of their automobile.
Mama June and boyfriend Geno Doak have now made south Florida their house as they stay a life free of medication. Photo credit score: MEGA.
“We have made it our home for the past year now,” June stated of the south Florida space. “The goal is since we have hit a year and we have helped so many people get into recovery, helped families that are struggling with someone that has an addiction to understand some of what may be going on in the (addict’s) mind. Just being able to listen to people during their journey…it has been so rewarding for myself to listen and be able to connect with so many of y’all,” June revealed.
June now says she plans to work in a remedy middle serving to others get clear and sober and stay higher lives. “Like I tell everybody, I may not have all the answers but I’m here to listen it to you and not judge. It honestly has helped me so much in my recovery journey. So now my goal is to work inside of a rehab facility to be able to watch people come in at their lowest — where I was a year ago — and blossom into new amazing person,” she wrote, including “And know my inbox is always open” with the hastags, “#1yrclean #gratitude #rehabworks.” Now if she will be able to get her 15-year-old daughter Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson again, as she went to stay with June’s eldest daughter Pumpkin following June’s 2019 drug arrest.