Sunday, April 5, 2009

Never Ends

Well I said weekends are hard.

Saturday afternoon and I am working in the woodshop on my daughters cabinets. Son says he is going out with his friends. These are suppose to be the clean friends, who knows. Later in the evening Dad and Mom are treating ourselves to ice cream at Sonic. The phone rings and guess who is in jail again.

The story is his friend that was driving had a burned out light and got pulled over. They ran our son's name and it came back with a warrant. Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to jail I go.

He wanted us to bail him for $250, we don't bail. I guess he sees a judge on Monday. Who knows? 

8 comments:

big Jenn said...

Jail is safer than the street for an addict. He can't get into any more trouble at least. Sorry for your pain. jeNN

Fractalmom said...

sorry. but to big jen....jail only means its a bit harder to score. junkies stay high in jail, never fear. they may CHOOSE to go cold turkey and stay clean in jail, but many do not. dope is not easy to get in jail, but neither is it impossible.

Annette said...

To mom and dad...I am sorry. I HATE those phone calls, or knocks on the door, or however the news comes through. It literally makes me shake and sick. Good for you for sticking to your plan of not bailing out. That takes courage and determination... not easy stuff to muster with your kid on the phone begging. Jail, rehab, always kind of bring a sigh of relief to me. I know where she is. And I do agree that jail is safer than the street. Keep hanging in there. Its all you can do.

mother of drug addict said...

I always dread the weekends too and this is exactly why. As a matter of fact Kelly just called and I said a quick prayer before I answered. Good luck to you!

Athena said...

Even *if* they are ready to change, there is a lot of responsibility required in undoing the damage they've already done. Warrants - yep. Consequences - Check.

Syd said...

Glad that you didn't bail him out. Hang in there. I know that you want this roller coaster ride of insanity to stop.

Barbara(aka Layla) said...

That sucks. I am so sorry. The bright side - it was a warrant not something new that he did wrong.

(I will never, ever, ever bail my son out again...I have learned that lesson the expensive way)

cw2smom said...

Oh, I am sorry! I am glad you don't do the bail thing. I too, have always told my kids that they can be assured that I WILL NOT EVER bail them out, so they know it. It's been easy for me to say that over the years, since I worked in a prison for 25 years and I know what it's like to be in jail/prison. And yes, when there's a will and a large amount of money available the drugs are accessable. That's why it is always a risk to provide him with money when he's inside. Canteen items are used just like money! Hang in there Mom and Dad! Blessings, Lisa