I am looking forward to attending this retreat in October with my other Angel Mom Best Friend Jody..
This picture was my 1st race with my twins, includes my Angel Danny and his identical twin brother Doug.. Danny is without the shirt and "Mom" is in the middle. The twins ran the 5k without me and then came around to help me finish including climbing over the Wall & then climbing down.
Danny and Doug created "KARMA Athletes" which grew to 200 members where they would run races and/or have fundraisers to benefit special causes such as Autism, Cancer, Women in Distress, Kids in Distress, Parkinsons and many more. My name is Truly & the mother of 5 adult children including my Angel Danny. I became an Angel Mom on April 10th of 2022 when one of my 43 yr old identical twin sons whom I had when I was 16 decided to party for "old times sake" with a friend from his past who brought Ketamine (horse tranquilizer) over for Fight Night which was evidenced via text messages between him & my son. The friend had text my son & invited himself over to watch the fight on my son's big screen TV in the back yard which was common for my son to host however his identical twin brother Doug declined the invitation as well as a couple of other friends of my sons. This was unusual for everyone to decline an invite as it included steaks on the grill, beer and now I'm hearing occasionally cocaine.
My surviving twin carries a lot of guilt for not being there to save his brother or for not dying with him... I keep my Faith for the sake of my other children and grandchildren. I have been a Twin Mom, an Autism Mom and now and Angel Mom, the club I never imagined of :-(
Cocaine was another drug found in my son's system however there was no evidence on who provided the cocaine even though we believe it was the same "Friend"... My daughter in law and the friend were partying with my son as well while my 2 year old Grandson slept in his crib.. Of course my DIL dodged both DCF drug tests that she was to take on seperate occasions the caseworker came to their home.. From what I have been told by my suriviving twin son Douglas, he and his brother were recreational cocaine users even "after" I had another talk with them seperately about the recent overdoses of Spring Breakers in Wilton Manors, Florida, a small town within Ft Lauderdale.
My Angel "Danny" was a Father of 2 year old Jagger and 17 year old Leslie.
He owned his own Home and his own Business "Downtown Hair Artistry" after achieving his dream of becoming a hair stylist, establishing a reputation and opening his own salon in 2020 during Covid..
Danny would give FREE Haircuts to the Homeless on Mondays in downtown Ft Lauderdale. He gave FREE Haircuts to underpriveleged children for 7 years in a Row until this year when all the children had to miss him..
I have been in Recovery for Alcohol since October 28th of 2012 and have managed to maintain my sobrietry throughout these past 11 months and 8 days.
Love You All,
Angel Mom Truly