modelmaker! I'm so impressed with you and your 'cold turkey'! What a brave thing for you to do and I'm proud for you. Way to go!
Smoking and food are, in my mind, very difficult addictions to kick. I watched my mother smoke until it finally took her life...congestive heart failure from smoking tobacco. That's what was on the death certificate. I know it was very hard for her as toward the end she was embarrassed to ask me to go buy them for her. Since she was 83 I was not about to tell her no!??! I told her several years before that we loved her for who she is, not related to her smoking. How could I denigrate her when my addiction is food...which is another topic I guess. In my mind food is as addicting as tobacco to some people and seems harder to kick. But it's not a contest. Although we have to deal with food on a daily basis, yet only in the right amounts and kinds. If you were a smoker trying to keep from being addicted how would it be to have to handle them and smell them many times a day and not have one. Sorta like that with food, IMHO...
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