It's been said that quitting smoking is harder than quitting alcohol, cocaine, and other addictions. As a recovered alcoholic and a former smoker, I can tell you from first-hand experience that this was true (at least for me). It was much harder for me to quit smoking than it was for me to quit drinking.
Once I admitted I was powerless... Read more
Hello To All:
It has been some time since I have visited these pages,
and I have much catching up to do.
First off, I have been smoke free for 6 months, and 9 days!
Except for an occasional craving, easily overcome, it has
been a pleasant trip, and I am glad I began it. I used... Read more
good Morning, I am new to this site and am looking for friends who might share some of the feelings I have as a COPD patient. I am a retired RN and have worked hospice and in a hospital ICU step down. Sometimes being a nurse has disadvantages. I remember telling families to let the person dying know it is ok to go that you will... Read more
The American Diabetes Association estimates that 18 million Americans have diabetes mellitus. Particularly troubling is that half of these individuals do not even know it. There are two general categories of diabetes referred to as Type 1 or Type 2. Type 1 diabetes, or juvenile onset diabetes, primarily targets children and young adults and... Read more