Thirty years and thirty attempts...
That's how long I've smoked and how many times I've tried to quit.
I know the dangers. Watched my grandmother defeat lung cancer twice only to die of emphysema-related COPD. It was horrible watching her struggle just to breathe.
This time, I'm getting prepared to be successful, first by joining this site.
I know I need the support, encouragement, tips, motivation and accountability.
The second by beginning to take Chantix.
I've been holding onto this prescription since last summer, afraid of the side effects.
My quit date is one week from today so I took my first dose yesterday.
So far, so good and I feel great.
My quit plan is complete.
And I just ordered flowers to arrive next Friday, to congratulate myself for making it through those first three days.
I WILL QUIT.