I have Emphysema

The main reason I quit smoking was that I have been diagnosed with Stage II Bullous Emphysema. Lots of people like to call it COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. It does sound nicer and it is a term that includes many different diseases or conditions. The two main forms of COPD is emphysema and chronic bronchitis, but it is…

Non-Smoking 24 days now

I have been smoke-free for 24 days now. Many things have been happening, in my body and in my head. Some good, some not so good and some just plain weird. All of it as been quite the adventure and the things I thought would be triggers for me are not and things that I never thought of ARE triggers….