Thursday, September 3, 2009


Quote of The Day
A bad habit never disappears miraculously: it's an undo-it-yourself project.
Abigail Van Buren

OK - How appropriate this quote for today. This applies to my smoking habit and lack of excercise. My eating habits really aren't such a big issue for me. I have diverticulitis and that encourages me to watch the foods that I eat anyway so that I don't end up in the hospital with a severe case of sickness and pain.

So Ms Abby tells me I have to undo these bad habits. I am kinda excited about these changes for now - that is likely to change. has a guide to quiting smoking. The first part is: START

S = Set a quit date. Mine is the 27th of Sept. My birthday is Mon the 28th.
T = Tell family, friends, and coworkers that you plan to quit.
A - Anticipate and plan the the challenges you'll face while quitting.
R = Remove cigarettes and other tobacco products from your home, car and workplace.
T = Talk to your doctor about getting help to quit. - I will not take RX drugs for this. I will however use gum and/or the patch.


Terra said...

Best wishes on your quitting smoking and keep us informed here on your progress, and success!
I exercise in a warm water pool twice a week, and a big incentive is that I talk to friends there, that I met while in the pool.
I try to walk 40 minutes 3 times a week too.
I like the Dear Abby quote.

FlowerLady said...

Bless your heart Becca ~ I wish you well and great success in this endeavor.


lynn'sgarden said...

Becca, I'm behind you all the way, girl! Baby steps til you can run like the wind! It's a wonderful feeling to start loving yourself and treating yourself the best way mind and body! Keep it up ;)
p.s. I was thinking of starting a blog too to document my're my inspiration!

MOMSWEB said...

Congratulations on your DESIRE to quit smoking. That's half the battle!

Terra said...

You are giving yourself the best birthday gift I can imagine; to stop smoking.
This gift is also for all of your friends and family, so they will have you around longer.
Great decision on your part and I will be cheering you on.

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