Not Smoking 1101 Days and Counting

I was asked to update what was going on with my smoking or lack of, my health and what is going on with me. So here goes. It has been 1101 days since my last cigarette. Or 157 weeks and 2 days. Or 26,424 hours. Or 1,585,440 minutes. But who’s counting. How is it going for me? Goodly. Most of…

Not Smoking 120+ days and Crazier Than Ever.

It has been a little over 110 days are four months since I have had a cigarette. In some respects it seems a lot longer, in others doesn’t seem like a week has gone by. The physical cravings are a lot less, although I am still using the mini lozenges. The urges had diminished a lot. There are lingering ones,…

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…