Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Hopeful New Year

Today is Smoke-free Day 198, and I awoke to a brand spanking new year as a non-smoker (who used to smoke, took Chantix, cooperated with it, and now I don't smoke). I can't think of a better way to start a new year that I pray will be filled with lots of fulfilled hopes and plenty o' happy. Like lots of others, there are so very many things I do not share on my blog that go on in my day to day life, and it's probably more than enough just to say that I wasn't sad at all to see the end of 2007. I see very possible exciting and scary changes already on the horizon for 2008, and I look forward to seeing what happens even if change is rightfully often a scary thing. Oh Eight could really be a hell of a year. As always, some of the next year of my life will be up to me, some will just be in spite of me, but as long as I stay resolved not to smoke no matter what good, bad or other the new year may bring, I'll be doing better than I did headed into 2007 as a smoker who dreaded quitting because now I'm just a non-smoker (who used to smoke) maintaining the smoke-free nest I've already made.

Wishing everyone else a hopeful, healthful and sincerely happy brand new year, too.

3 comments:

  1. Congratulations on another day without smoking Maggie.
    I hope 2008 is the best year of your life!!

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  2. Cheers to that! Now if only the other people who live with me in Illinois had quit well before the state wide smoking ban went into effect today. I predict a lot of cranky people.

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  3. Thank you, MamaFlo, I'm hoping so, too for me and for you, too!

    Yikes, Lynda, you quit at an excellent time, I think :)

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