Loved Ones React!

Hey everyone Lucy here again. Today is going to be about reactions to my smoking, specifically my family’s reactions and including reactions from my parents, my sisters, my husband, my in-laws, and (the most important reactions to me) my daughters.

My parents found out that I started smoking when I was ten years old. They were so disappointed in me and if I am being honest, I was disappointed in myself and ashamed. I tried to stop right then and there, but I had no self-confidence and I wanted to be liked by my peers. My peers were the whole reason I started smoking in the first place. Now, I see this as the worst mistake I have ever made. Continue reading

My Trials Of Stop Smoking Aids

Hi everyone it’s Lucy again. Today I want to talk to you about my journey with stop smoking aids which is also known as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). I have tried a few different kinds and not all of them have worked for me.

Since I have TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) I can’t use the gum. I have also tried lozenges, but my body and mind thought the lozenge was food and since eating is one of my triggers I would actually want a smoke after using it. And to be honest (to you reading, as well as to myself) to me the lozenge tasted horrible. It didn’t have that fruity taste I expected. Continue reading