Did you know I smoked for 19 years? .
I know, I know. Moms don’t smoke! Neither do teachers, Pilates instructors, vegetarians, runners or Health Coaches. And you know what's weird? I don’t regret it one bit.
I smoked for majority of my adult life and I loved it. It started as the “cool” thing to do, that years later turned into my biggest regret. There were years that I was a pack-a-day smoker. I would quit and then start again, due to sadness, withdrawal or weight gain.
Nicotine totally controlled me.
My stepdad used to say to me, “Hey Sarah. You know that smoking really contradicts with your healthy lifestyle.” Duh. If it was easy to set them down and walk away, I would have done it the first time I wanted to quit. Here’s the thing: Nicotine is a physical, mental and emotional addiction. It's not easy to “just quit.” ..... continue reading on lifestyle blog; linked in profile!