Help I Am Turning Into A Critical Nazi Ex-Smoker

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I just returned from a rather long road trip. Most of the trip was purposeful with timelines and obligatory family visits. One of those “hurry we have to be here for breakfast there or this event” kind of trips. The driving to get there was the best part of that section of the trip.  I love the journey, the destinations…

Not Smoking 120+ days and Crazier Than Ever.

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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,…

Smoke Free 45 Days

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45 days. That is amazing. I have 45 days of not smoking. I, me, the chick who smoked two packs a day and sometimes more, goes a whole 45 days of not smoking on a voluntary basis. I do not necessarily have 45 days on not WANTING to smoke but  I have not given in.  I do believe that my…

I have Emphysema

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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…