I’m presently sitting in the customer waiting area of an auto dealership waiting for a part replacement and oil change. I am finding more and more I hate sitting around strangers. Every time I clear my throat, you suddenly feel eyes on you like you have the plague. Which makes me want to turn around … Continue reading Public spaces
I was not prepared for taking care of an elderly parent. I guess no one really is. However, I find the support systems for doing so seem non existent or hidden away. Most of my friends have no idea what I deal with and you find that you feel you have to just suffer in … Continue reading I’m overwhelmed
You’d think after two years of this pandemic crap, I would have gotten used to all the upheaval by now… Tuesday at work I felt like crap most of the day. I had gotten up and gone to the gym, felt fine. Got home, showered and headed to the office and… felt blah. The feeling … Continue reading Sick off all the fear
Mother reached a milestone Today. She is 94! I don’t know if I will make it that far in life. As much as my mother can be a pain in the rear as only mothers can, they always know how to push buttons, I’m thankful she’s in my life. I lost my father twenty years … Continue reading Happy birthday Mom!
This morning I realized I had reached another milestone in life post smoking. Today is 301 days since I have smoked a cigarette. Just 64 more days to the one year anniversary. Now to just get off my crutch, the nicotine gum. I probably do not need it at all now. It’s just been my … Continue reading Only 64 more days to 1 year
The best advice I can give the younger generation is don’t let what you do for work define who you are. There is more to life than work. There is more to you than your career. Sometimes I think people use career as a way to escape life. Just don’t do it. If you were … Continue reading When you realize you are more than your job.
Monday marked 270 days since I last had a cigarette. I remember when I started. I felt for sure I would break down and start up working a week or two. There have been a lot of things going in the past several months that I’m not sure I can write about in a public … Continue reading 270 days
I am now over six months of no smoking 🚭 I am grateful I’m not doing that disgusting habit any longer! I won’t lie I am missing the clove cigars sometimes.
Today is start of 191 days not smoking. I have to admit though. I have had a craving a few times lately for a clove cigar.
Today marks 180 days without a cigarette. I’ve been amazed by this. Lately I have been under a lot of stress but I found other outlets, not grabbing a smoke and lighting up. Here’s to many more days!