Update – After numerous tests and an assortment of x-rays, we have a verdict, so it seems. My husband has a broken rib. While it can occur with heavy coughing, it more likely happened at his workplace, when he stopped a free rolling, heavy cart with his chest, that somebody had left unattended. Continue reading
We both have been sick for weeks -three weeks to be exact. We both had a cold that just lingered a bit longer than usual. I could hear my husband cough in his sleep and he said the same about me the next morning. We both finally took time off work, that’s something we rarely do. Continue reading
Finally, my computer is back up and running. No more typing with tiny buttons on phone or tablet. Looking at a screen without reading glasses feels so much better.
I reinstalled my old calendar program and today in the morning an anniversary firework popped up. As usual, I would have forgotten, but today is my 4-year quit- anniversary. Smoke-free for 4 years and $8.760 saved, which I just can’t find. Continue reading
Well, just in case you haven’t noticed, I am back. Almost four weeks without blogging did wonders for me. I missed the writing as much as missed reading other blogs. I missed the communication with my online friends. Continue reading
FDA News Released 7/28/2017
Agency to pursue lowering nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels and create more predictability in tobacco regulation Continue reading
Healthline has nominated the best Quit Smoking Blogs of 2017 and again, I am one of them, even though I hardly write about smoking anymore. Continue reading
About two weeks ago my husband came home and complained about chest pain. I dropped everything and wanted to go to the emergency room with him right away, but he decided against it. It only lasted for about 2 or 3 minutes, then he was fine. Continue reading
Funny, how things can change. All of a sudden I didn’t like my favorite perfume anymore. I had loved it for 20 years, had wished for it every Christmas or when my birthday came around, and then it stopped. The love affair was over. Continue reading
My husband hasn’t smoked in 4 months today. 120 days without cigarettes is quite an accomplishment, for someone who used to smoke for 46 years.
“You set the bar pretty high,” he said, and I almost felt sorry for him. I know I did; I quit so easily, I knew right from the start there was no going back. Continue reading
The Quit-Smoking-Section of my blog is still read by someone nearly every day. Somehow smokers, who want to kick the Nicotine addiction and the cigarettes to the curb, find my little blog. Continue reading