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Jamee Valet, from Sweet Home, Oregon, appeared in a Tuesday message on the Facebook page & # 39; The Addict & # 39; s Diary & # 39; where she shared her recent milestone for obtaining her GED diploma.

A recovering meth and heroin addict who tried to take her own life while sitting behind bars has shared inspiring photos before and after with her dramatic transformation.

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Jamee Valet, from Sweet Home, Oregon, was featured in a Tuesday report on & # 39; The Addict & # 39; s Diary & # 39; Facebook page where she has shared her recent milestone of obtaining her GED diploma.

& # 39; My name is Jamee and I am a recovering heroin and meth addict & # 39 ;, is the message. & # 39; These photos are 2 years apart. The nicer version of me was just a few months ago when I received my GED! Recovery is possible! & # 39;

Two photos of the newly graduated are included in the post – one shows a bruised Valet in 2017 and the other shows the now 25-year-old in July for her graduation ceremony.

Jamee Valet, from Sweet Home, Oregon, appeared in a Tuesday message on the Facebook page & # 39; The Addict & # 39; s Diary & # 39; where she shared her recent milestone for obtaining her GED diploma.

Jamee Valet, from Sweet Home, Oregon, appeared in a Tuesday message on the Facebook page & # 39; The Addict & # 39; s Diary & # 39; where she shared her recent milestone for obtaining her GED diploma.

In an interview with DailyMail.com, Valet – who works in construction but wants to become a beautician – shared that she broke the bruised photo in 2017 as a means to bring her life together.

In an interview with DailyMail.com, Valet - who works in construction but wants to become a beautician - shared that her childhood & # 39; very rough & # 39; used to be
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In an interview with DailyMail.com, Valet - who works in construction but wants to become a beautician - shared that her childhood & # 39; very rough & # 39; used to be

In an interview with DailyMail.com, Valet – who works in construction but wants to become a beautician – shared that her childhood & # 39; very rough & # 39; used to be

& # 39; I really enjoy getting my seat cracked and that was something I did when I was on meth, & # 39; she said. & # 39; I am really a picker. & # 39;

Valet went further: & # 39; I had been in my car all night in a parking lot to meet someone for drugs. I stayed there afterwards and used the rear-view mirror to look at my face. It was morning time and I realized that I was there all the time. & # 39;

The recovering addict has a long history of drug use and started smoking pot at the age of 13.

Valet described her childhood as & # 39; really rough & # 39; and said that drugs, sex, and alcohol soon became & # 39; ways I found to escape reality & # 39 ;.

By the time she turned 15, Valet began dating a boy who became addicted to her pills, including: Vicodin, Morphine, Oxycodone, Dilaudid and Percocets.

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& # 39; He was the person who taught me how to crush and sniff them, & # 39; Valet said about her boyfriend and the time. & # 39; That quickly took over and opiates became my best friend. & # 39;

She started using pot at 13, pills at 15 and started using meth and heroin at 17 after being raped by two men

She started using pot at 13, pills at 15 and started using meth and heroin at 17 after being raped by two men

She started using pot at 13, pills at 15 and started using meth and heroin at 17 after being raped by two men

Valet shared that she left high school at the age of 17 and was raped by two men in one night while she was so incoherent that she was drunk.

Two months later she was introduced to heroin and meth.

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She said: & # 39; I was traumatized and depressed by the rapes, and the first thing I did on the day I walked out the door was met with a man. & # 39;

Valet described how she met a man who told her he was a drug dealer and showed her heroin in aluminum foil.

The two went back to his house and then Valet became addicted and stated that there were & # 39; so many medicines & # 39; were in the home and that the dealer had it & # 39; all night & # 39; continued to feed her & # 39 ;.

Valet, who used daily, started stealing to get hold of drugs. By the time she was 19, the teenager was first arrested.

Valet, who used daily, started stealing to get hold of drugs. By the time she was 19, the teenager was first arrested.

Valet, who used daily, started stealing to get hold of drugs. By the time she was 19, the teenager was first arrested.

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& # 39; I knew no bounds, & # 39; she said. & # 39; I remember surrendering and doing more and surrendering and doing more. I ridiculed myself. & # 39;

She added: & # 39; He sent me home after four days and it took me two weeks to come down. I felt the effects for days, but withdrew and immediately set off again. & # 39;

Valet, who used daily, started stealing to get hold of drugs. By the time she was 19, the teenager was first arrested.

She has been arrested six times in the course of her life

She has been arrested six times in the course of her life

She has been arrested six times in the course of her life

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She was caught for her first arrest when she tried to rob a house and she also stole a grandmother's wallet from WalMart.

She tried to hang herself in prison.

& # 39; Suicide was my escape plane all my life, & # 39; said Valet. & # 39; When I was in jail for the first time, I had no medication to sedate myself and my actions kept catching up with me. & # 39;

Valet picked up her sheet and hung herself, only saved when her cell mate returned to their cell earlier than expected. Paramedics came to resuscitate Valet – who had no pulse.

She was therefore in a coma for two days. When Valet woke up, she told her mother she would stop using drugs.

& # 39; Then I went straight to a man with whom I had sex for money and I went straight back to it, & # 39; said Valet. She has been arrested a total of six times.

Valet would end on probation and when she was 19, she stayed clean for nine months.

& # 39; I did well at the time, but something continued to nibble that I said: & # 39; you're not done yet & # 39 ;, she said.

While she was in prison for her first arrest, she tried to hang herself. She was therefore in a coma for two days

While she was in prison for her first arrest, she tried to hang herself. She was therefore in a coma for two days

While she was in prison for her first arrest, she tried to hang herself. She was therefore in a coma for two days

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Valet fell back and ended in a year-long intramural program, where she met her current boyfriend – Jake.

The two completed the program and eventually moved in with the then 20-year-old Valet believing that the newest chapter meant she had finished her drug addiction.

& # 39; I became pregnant and had a miscarriage, causing me to fall back & # 39 ;, Valet explains. & # 39; I have taken my friend through hell. I stole from him. & # 39;

The couple shares two dogs – Prince and Belle – and Valet said that she and Jake and her & # 39; baby & # 39; s & # 39; often left at home so that she could get a solution.

Valet fell back and ended in a year-long intramural program, where she met her current boyfriend - Jake. She would have two miscarriages that motivated her to fall back, but she changed her life thanks to Jake's mother

Valet fell back and ended in a year-long intramural program, where she met her current boyfriend - Jake. She would have two miscarriages that motivated her to fall back, but she changed her life thanks to Jake's mother

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Valet fell back and ended in a year-long intramural program, where she met her current boyfriend – Jake. She would have two miscarriages that motivated her to fall back, but she changed her life thanks to Jake's mother

Jake almost left Valet, but a chance trip to visit his family helped the recovering addict life.

& # 39; Then we told them we had a problem, & # 39; she said. & # 39; I went cold in Turkey for 16 days and his mother took care of me back to health before sending me to a 90-day intramural program. & # 39;

Valet describes the program – the Cheshire Center / Williamette Family, Inc. – as one of the & # 39; best program & # 39; s & # 39 ;.

The woman continued her path of recovery and eventually received her driver's license. Another miscarriage motivated her to go for a & # 39; super short period & # 39; to fall back before she got her life together.

Valet imagined receiving her GED diploma in July
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Valet imagined receiving her GED diploma in July

Valet imagined receiving her GED diploma in July

She has been clean for a year since then and celebrated her GED in January. Her graduation ceremony took place in July.

The construction worker is currently working on building her relationship with her family.

The construction worker is currently working on building her relationship with her family

The construction worker is currently working on building her relationship with her family

The construction worker is currently working on building her relationship with her family

As she struggled with addiction, Valet stole from her family: she grabbed her uncle's gun and pledged it for heroin, stole her grandmother's card and took money from the woman's bank account and even took part of the tool from her boyfriend and she pledged.

& # 39; Family was such a big loss in my addiction, & # 39; she said. I struggle to regain their confidence and to earn back my place. & # 39;

Valet has made progress with them – her brother comes to her and her father plans to visit for Christmas.

& # 39; I spend quality time with those for whom I want to fight and also focus on those that are toxic and that bring me down and bring me back to my addiction, & # 39; she added.

For other people struggling with addiction, Valet just wants them to take baby steps.

& # 39; My heart breaks for people who are hopeless, & # 39; said Valet. & # 39; I don't want them to feel that way, because there is always hope. & # 39;

She continued: & # 39; No matter how low you feel or what your life is like, it will get better. It's up to you to improve it, you can't be like & # 39; my life is crazy & # 39; and do nothing to change it. & # 39;

College is in the future of Valet, because she hopes to become a beautician.

Valet with her two dogs, Prince and Belle

Valet with her two dogs, Prince and Belle

Valet with her two dogs, Prince and Belle

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