Happy May everyone, welcome to theMay Daily Pledge where we meet every day to take another person's hand and strengthen our commitment, say "Yes" to "I CAN and I will persevere no matter what!" PLEDGE - DEFINITION "a solemn promise or undertaking" verb form: "commit ... by a solemn promise". "something given as security for the… Show more
Hi, Happy Friday!! The weekend is here again!! I hope everyone has a good time. One more week and our county will start to open up. It’s been locked down due to the virus. Stay safe. I am glad during this lockdown I haven’t been running out for cigarettes!! Quitting is a precious gift!! How deceiving nicotine is!! It had me over… Show more
Please I am talking about ME not anyone else - so please take what HELPS and let go of the rest to be HELPFUL is MY only aim thank you - 225 pounds in March and April is ending with ME weighing 233 pounds - to COPE with MY life - I made poor CHOICES personally - to comfort MY FEELINGS of powerlessness - I CHOSE to eat ice cream and cookies and… Show more
Here's the important thing: You know WHY! And so you know what to do! Unfortunately, taking pounds back off is harder than putting them on, BUT, my dear, though you are a sweet, sweet soul...you are also a tough one! You fought tougher demons than sugar. And I know you will do what you need to do to take care of you!
Let me begin by stating I have stayed quit and my disappearance was linked to keeping my quit and getting to a point I forgot I was even quitting. In a sense, I was keeping smoking fresh and alive; I was consumed by quitting! I have traveled to a point where smoking is mostly not a thought. Over this break, I've thought often of the friendships… Show more
I am on day 18 of Chantix and day 11 of not smoking. I am extremely excited.
For Wayne and I shouting our stats in the beginning was a great way to stay motivated in those hard days and moments. So what are your stats?? Ours are 444 days quit, 26664 unsmoked death sticks, saved a ton of cash, and time added to our life
Hope everyone has had a good smoke free day. I know stress for alot is the big trigger and for me too. I've done well so far. Today was probably the biggest stressor that triggers me, it has two people. I've for the first time been uncomfortable feeling, craving. But I didn't and I'm still stressed lol. Just thought I'd share. Thank y'all so much,… Show more
I had my last smoking cessation counseling session this evening. She had to tell me that we are never allowed to speak again. I cried my eyes out. She is wonderful, and has been such a huge help and support for 2 weeks leading up to my quit date, my quit date, and the 3 weeks since. I know it is going to be different without having someone to… Show more
Today - I am still waiting for MY husband to come home from hosptial - they moved him to different room and dr told him on may 19rh that he now has his second bout with cv19 - dr said they seen this happen to patient's - 12 days with cv19 then a second time with the germ cv19 - they put him on oxygen and dr and nurses and MY husband - who is in… Show more
Hi, Happy Thursday!! We are on the down side of the week now. It may seem pretty much the same if you are at home. The Bible study on Zoom was helpful. Stay safe. EX has helped us get off the cigarettes!! How glorious it is!! I never realized quitting smoking could be so great!! It was difficult at first but keeps getting better… Show more
Im a heavy smoker. Im on disability. Smoking is a stress reducer for me. Will i be able to quit?
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