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He did have good teeth for using all that meth lol, and wasn't all that skinny. Skinny Pete really looked like a meth head. Haven't seen Ozark or the Queen's Gambit. Love chess so think I'd like the Queen's Gambit.
You're story is very similar to mine. When I quit smoking over 2 years ago I went back to drinking. Took me a year and a half to get another drinking quit (haven't drank for 9 mos now) so when I was extremely stressed and couldn't take any more pressure I chose to smoke to deal with it because didn't want to lose my sobriety. Also wish I didn't choose to do that but getting back on track. Addiction sucks!
Thankfully don't seem to be physically addicted this time, just a mental battle and not so bad so far today. Nothing like my original smoking quit that was a nightmare. How are you doing Suzy?
Same for me. My mental battle is bad. I go through it. I'm glad you are getting me on here. Thanks. I'm sick and want to hide but that isn't good for me..
My 6 chronic illnesses lol. They will do it to me. If it ain't that it's the PTSD. I'm a mess.
I'm sorry you lost your quit but I am glad you are here with me. What a God move!
God is turning something that could be considered a bad thing and turning it into a blessing and something great. Glad to be connected with you again too Mercy.
I think we have quite a few things in common Mercy, also dealing with some illnesses, including a mental health one. Have ulcerative colitis, Hashimotos disease, osteoarthritis, and schizoaffective disorder...doesn't sound good does it lol. What are your conditions your dealing with?
Reasons I don't want to smoke
Health-makes you cough, hard to breath, wheeze and causes many diseases-emphysema, cancer, etc.
I want to live as long as I can, knowing I'm doing my part to take care of myself the best I can
Cigarettes smell disgusting and that smell clings to you and everything around you
Frowned upon in society and makes u feel ashamed and embarrasssed
End up only thinking about smoking and when u can get that next fix, makes u selfish and self centered
It wastes so much valuable time that can be used for truly enjoyable and memorable activities
What are your reasons for quitting?
Reasons I don't want to smoke:
I want to stay alive with my daughter. My mom died at 59 from cigarettes and I am still devastated.
I fell in love with life once I got sober and I have just begun to live with 16 years of sobriety.
I want to live a spiritual life and grow in that capacity. It fulfills me.
I want to see so much of the world.
I don't want any more health problems. I love to be as healthy as I can.
Smoking doesn't go with my exercise routine.