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  • Mesonice2
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    Day 48

    Posted in Staying quit 29 Apr 2022
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    It's day 48. Was it easy? Absolutely not!!! But I am still on track. I am a self taught artist and recently picked up crocheting so I keep my hands busy. I started walking a mile a day with a friend and doing everything possible to stay QUIT! It's now become a mind thing. Like I am missing something. When the urge comes, and it comes, I breathe in deeply and exhale a few times and thank the Lord ...

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    Withdrawals

    Posted in Staying quit 28 Mar 2022
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    I quit cold turkey and did not want any nicotine in my system. I've tried several times in my 43 years of smoking to quit but what got me, like I said before, was the results of my CT scan. The word Emphysema hit me like a ton of bricks. I've seen what that disease an do to a person and I don't want that if I can stop the progression I will do my best. I'm not religious but I have a relationship...

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    I DID IT - 12 days down

    Posted in Staying quit 24 Mar 2022
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    Started experimenting with smoking at about 10 years old. Guess you can say I got hooked at maybe 13-14. I got caught smoking so many times that finally, at 16, my parents gave me permission to smoke in the house. Fast forward age 58 had my first CT of the lungs for cancer screening and well what did I expect the results to look like? Mild emphysema. I remember my grandfather struggling with emph...

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