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And So 2020 Begins…

Well, it’s January 3rd and I guess 2020 has officially begun with people back to work and kids back to school.  I’m still so messed up on what day it is since the holidays began.  It just seems like a … Continue reading

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Single Parenting College Kids With Anxiety

I don’t know if it’s some planetary alignment or just plain exhaustion lately, but I’m tired.  And yes, I slipped up so I need to get back on the quit wagon.  But I did make it 10 days without smoking … Continue reading

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Quit Day 6

On Valentine’s Day, I began feeling sick with a cold.  With each puff of the few cigarettes I chose to inhale, I felt that yuck.  If you’re a cigarette smoker, you may know what I mean.  The mind wants a … Continue reading

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Make Me Lose Control

Whenever I hear that song Make Me Lose Control by Eric Carmen, I start remembering that summer when the guy I was dating played it whenever we were in his car.  While we’re still friends, he’s married, has kids but … Continue reading

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I’m Now Seeing A Younger Man Once A Week…

Did I get your attention?  I’m laughing because for those of you who know me, you’re wondering what I’m up to and for those that maybe don’t know me, you’re thinking – cougar?  LOL  Cougar…in my dreams…more laughter…hmmm….nah…. But no.  … Continue reading

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Why Smoke?

Well, so far, day 5 is going good.  I’m still too stuffed up with this cold to smoke which helps tremendously.  But I know that I am a work in progress in the whole quitting smoking arena.  I think many … Continue reading

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Quit Day 4

I didn’t plan on quitting.  I know you’re supposed to do that countdown thing, but I woke up on Friday morning with the mother of all head colds and so I haven’t been able to even think about smoking.  I’ve … Continue reading

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