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Quitting stuff

Quitting. Damn. So hard. Smoking, Drinking. Coffee. Everything. So hard. Damn it. Why is it so easy to pick up all the bad habits and yet so difficult to let all of them go at the same time. Because of recent health issues, I have reduced intake of all of the above and introduced something new called 'regular sleeping hours' into my daily agenda. I stop work at 9.30pm instead of working till it's time to wake the kids for school. Is that so wrong? Why am I being tortured like this? Punishing me for 'eating the apple out of the forbidden tree' isn't it? Ya lah, I guess. Now, smoking is reduced to 5-7 per day (as opposed to a pack a day), coffee only 1/2 cup in the morning and absolutely no drinking (no wine and wah lai toi even) unless it's Friday and Saturday. Healthy lifestyle what, right? Then how come doing something right can be so damn kow difficult?????? Sorry lah, folks. Having triple withdrawal symptom makes a person grouchy, irritable, have massive headache, cannot concentrate, only think of knocking head on the wall (really hard) and driving a nail into your big toe! And research say that these withdrawal symptoms can last up to a week. A WEEK OF THIS????!!!! Sei lor sei lor (die die)....let's hope I survive tomorrow. And the least addictive of the three, coffee, be warned that if you're a hard-core coffee drinker, you're in for a surprise. Quitting coffee can be just as difficult as quitting smoking ok.I am sssssoooooooo NOT kidding. CAFFEINE WITHDRAWAL RECOGNIZED AS A DISORDER Too much caffeine can cause a variety of symptoms, as can caffeine withdrawal


Chen said…
it takes lotsa determination and hardwork to kick off those habits.

I dun drink coffee, i drink milk instead ;)
Anonymous said…
Smoking has already taken its toll on your body. And you need a Doctor to tell you that? is wealth! So what if you earn 1 million a month but suffer?

I'd rather earn a humble RM2000 and not suffer.

nyonyapenang said…
Hi Marsha,

Stick it out and you'll triumph.

Last time I was coffee addict also....very teruks summore...if I did not get my coffee fix, I'd get throbbing headaches. Now, when I take coffee, I get headache pulak.
Jamie said…
dunno what to say except good luck
Jamie said…
but I dun think that drinking coffee can be that bad...just my 2 cents...

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