Re: finally back on track
Hi Bevann, I wrote back to you on the other thread about changes after the quit. I am using the lozenges too, about 4-5 per day because they are taking about 2 hours to dissolve. I am 35 and smoked for 15 years. I also live with my father, who continues to smoke. I lost my 30 year old boyfriend to brain cancer last summer and made the decision that It was time to do as much as I possibly could to be healthy. What a wake up call, I had always believed that I was too young to get sick, and what happened to him (he was a health conscious non-smoking vegetarian) made me realize that I am not invincible, and that I don't want to die if I have any control over my health. I hope I can be of support to you, and I know that I need as much support as I can get too! I started smoking more after he died to cope with negative feelings, so I hear you when you say you started up again because of stress. Today is one week smoke free for me, and I am already noticing some pretty big changes, so I hope that you are feeling better as well. Take care of yourself always.