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As a never Quit Quitting Quitter, I found new tools for me to STAY Quit this time!
Picked my quit date. Threw away anything and all things related to smoking.
Accountability: Told my Family, Co-Workers, Friends, that I was quitting.
If I get an urge at work, I walk with one of my "smoking" friends, who won't smoke around me. I advised them I had to stay away from smoke. Period.
When I was on my 2nd week (heading into my 3rd week) of not smoking. I noticed that my chest felt so congested, but oddly I couldn't cough! Oh the irony.
At night I found myself taking very shallow breaths, scared me and scared my husband who can sleep through anything! I would sit up and drink more water, (hint: drink water water water) and try to calm down and not focus on the fact that my br...
I am not quite 60 but have smoke more than half my life. I had quit before but being younger it never quite stuck. Past winter I had the one strain of Flu (I did have my Flu shot) then back to back case of Bronchitis. My coughing was so bad for two months, that my ribs were hurting. Lung X-Ray "ok" (I would assume for a smoker" but my Physician had asked me prior to have a CT Scan of my lungs due...
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