Karrie

My mother was adamantly vocal against smoking, yet all four of us kids tried it and three of us took it up despite our active lifestyles. I suppose our dad was a cigar smoker in the early years and many of our relatives also smoked; turned out most of my friends smoked too.

I had in my mind that I would quit smoking once I finished my schooling at NAIT. I was sick of the stink of my clothes and hair. Looking back, it was helpful to have a non-smoking boyfriend and I always lived in smoke-free homes. My older brother had quit smoking using Zyban, so I decided to get a prescription. I followed the instructions and set a quit date, documenting it in my time book at work. I ended up quitting two days before my actual quit date, but I had a slip the next day when I took a couple drags off my friend
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Karrie
Peace River