ISOLATION LEADS TO ONLY ONE DESTINATION

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I am noticing that I have been isolating lately as a result I believe from my trying to quit smoking. I think that has something to do with it because other than that I am in a good space.

My quit has been a little difficult only because I thought I was ready but I am not. I will not say I was kidding myself because I do want to quit. I just need a little more time to get used to the idea. I enjoy smoking even though it is bad for my health. I really enjoy it and that is making it difficult. I have cut down dramatically I went from almost a pack a day to 3-5 cigs a day since February 1st.

So although I have not totally stopped I am still better off than I was last week. I am not justifying my situation I am telling you what it is. I WILL quit eventually I know this. I am not buying packs of cigarettes anymore and I continue to post in my support groups my progress.

Some of us are sicker than others. Some of us take longer than others. It a process not a race. I will quit in my time.

Anyway I have been very irritable and not feeling like being bothered by people. I haven’t been on my social media sites as much and been slacking in my meeting attendance. I will be going to my home group tomorrow and I will share where I am at. I know that Isolation leaves room for my addiction to try to slide in, but I am aware of it and I am taking measures to correct it. I am not feeling like using or depressed or anything like that. I am just feeling agitated from not smoking.

That’s where I am at today.

Peace and Blessings

Eric Ease

IF YOU THINK ITS EASY. YOU PROBABLY HAVE NEVER HAD TO WALK IN MY SHOES.

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Who ever said that change is easy hasn’t got a clue. Change isn’t easy at all, but it is possible. Change takes effort. Constant effort and consistency. It’s easy to talk the talk. But try jumping in my shoes and walking the walk.

I used to be quick to judge others who tried to change something and then went right back to it. I have learned that I shouldn’t judge anyone. Especially if I haven’t walked a mile in their shoes.

I have found that I usually give up changing something when it becomes uncomfortable. Giving up because things become difficult.

Today I will suck it up. Be uncomfortable and get through to the other side.

Peace and Blessings

Eric Ease