Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Nine Months

Nine months gone
A friend lost too
Grew withdrawn
From feeling blue
Insomnia came
Without a test
Was I to blame
For being a mess?
Asked for aid
Request denied
Sat down to pray
Lost all my pride
Many days past
Outlook cheered
Such a contrast
To what I feared
Today I smiled
Smoking habit quit
Not carrying child
But getting fit.

For all those who kept their quit, or who are still struggling with the addiction, I understand. I hope some day you will want to, and find the strength to conquer it. Good Luck!

6 comments:

  1. Congrats to you. I quit many years ago, and it's amazing how now I don't ever even think of cigarettes! Quitting is so hard, but immensely worth it. Do you feel any of the health benefits yet?

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  2. Thanks Joanne. Congrats to you too! It's worth it and cigarette smoke actually bothers me now. Any health benefits? My sniffer is really good. Smell is really heightened, I don't cough, and I can breathe. :D

    Cheers to the both of us!

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  3. Wonderful poem, Bea! After witnessing the horrible road my FIL went down before losing the battle against lung cancer, it wholly pleases me to hear a friend or relative has given up smoking. Woo hoo and three cheers for you! :P

    I hope the hardest part is over, and may you have many, many, many more years of clean air flowing through your lungs! LOL

    Mud Dauber :)

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  4. OMG, it’s Mud! Thank, thank, thank you for stopping by, congratulating me and liking the poem. Yes, it would be a horrible road. I hope my sister and friends that still smoke will overcome this addiction, but it is a hard one and I still understand its hold on people.

    The hardest part is over, now I’m getting back into shape. :D

    Thanks again, Mud for commenting I can’t tell you how much it means to me.

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