Thursday, January 5, 2012
On the second day... frustration
Plan One / Day Two
I am happy to report that no has yet had a near death experience...
and only one biting incident, but that involved tickling and did not break the skin.
However, I have gotten a few looks from my neighbors in regards to the noise from our home.
The code phrases are working well.
But someone, who is not me, snuck out and had a few puffs off an old butt. He confessed later when I began dumping butts into the trash and a strangled gasp escaped his lips. Did he really think I would keep those cigar butts forever? The truth of his back sliding bubbled out in a gush of guilt. Now the temptation is over.
Actually it has not been too bad. Harder I think on the man than it has been on me. I had time to wrap my brain around this. He joined in spur of the moment. Jumped right on that band wagon and has had regrets.
I find it the most difficult to drive in the car alone and not smoke. So I am avoiding the car. I think I will walk to places as much as possible for awhile anyway.
Another difficult place is the market where I used to buy my smokes. That mental list you go through in your head. Do I need bread? Milk? Smokes? Wait... they have smokes here! Walk away... walk away! I have decided to take up speed shopping off of a written list. No looking around. No thinking! Buy the list and go.
Today was my pay day, so I FED THE TRIP KITTY! YAY! YAY! YAY! The trip kitty really is making this easier for me. Instead of feeding it daily, I have decided to feed it once a week.
With quitting smoking, my posts are becoming lamer. Sorry about that. Right now this is where my focus needs to be. So posts will be short and likely a bit off for a week or two. =:]