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I can’t go into every detail because it would be 63 years of my sister’s existence.  She has been a problem all that time.  I have stressed for a few nights because she wants to live with me when I get back in PA, but I cannot allow it.  My sister has a gambling problem for 6 years and she has been on disability for many

WARNING:  Some judgement ahead. Don't read this if you don't want my opinions.   I quit three times in my life.  The first time, I was in my early 20s, and I lasted a year before I got cocky and lit a cigarette for someone just to see if I could. Yes I could! And then I smoked a pack a day for the next 20 years.   The second
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Since I started writing this blog, I have discovered that a number of us we closet smokers.  A far larger number than I would have anticipated.  A closet smoker is not the same thing as the "social smoker".   A social smoker would define themselves as only smoking in certain social situations such as at a bar.  My
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I joined this site today to see if I can get any additional help and inspiration.  I tried to quit last July and made it 28 days before it started to not work out and have been back smoking since.  I was using the patches which were very itchy and disturbed my sleep.  I have a very stressful job and my coping skills at work
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I was an active member of this community for a few years. Thought I had everything under control, made it almost 3 years without a single puff. Decided to have a cigar with some friends when on vacation about a year and a half ago, after that the itch was back. I did not start smoking again right away but had a few here and there thinking that I