Some back ground on myself. I am 27 am from TN. Grew up on a farm. Which is by far the best way to grow up. I have 5 Brothers and 1 Sister. I am married to the most wonderful husband in the world. There has never been a doubt that Andy is exactly who God intended for me to spend my whole life with. We started dating in 7th grade. I have one child. Ryan. Who turns 8 at the end of this month. And of chorus every one is bias to their own. But I have the most wonderful little boy. He’s caring,smart, handsome, funny, unique, he’s never selfish and always thinking of others. He said if he could have one wish. He would wish everyone in the world would get to go to heaven. He is so sweet. Sorry I tend to ramble on when I start braging on my little man. Ok What made me decide to quit? Well other than your spouse, everyone has that one special person in their life that they tell absolutely everything to. If something happens. You just have to call them and tell them. We mine would be my Momma. I am a Mommas girl thru and thru. Beside my husband and son. There is no other person I’d rather be with than my Momma. I was 8 months pregnant in April 2008 when I got a call from Momma. She had a brain tumor the size of a golf ball on the right side of her brain. They found out what caused the tumor. Lung Cancer. The dreaded C word. Well for the next 3 years, I watched her fight and battle 28th all she had for her 7 children. She was the strongest person I’ve ever met. I prayed for so long for her to be healed of this evil cancer. 2/22/11. 5:30 am. I got a call from my brother. I had just left at 4:30. No sooner than I got home and laid down my head she was gone. I dont remember much of the following couple of weeks. I didn’t understand why at the time I needed her the most in my life as a young mother I needed her wisdom and guidance. Why now. It wasn’t till a couple years later God gave me my answer. I asked for Him to heal her. And He did. He gave her the ultimate healing. She not only is free from cancer. She is free from all care. And one day I get to see her again. It was after I lost her, I decided I didn’t want my child to have to face that. So I decided to quit smoking. And my brillant idea to help. Dip. Little did I know it would be 10 times harder to quit dipping . I tried unsuccesfully over the next couple of years. Then one day. KTC. I was on day 11 on my own and caved. I was aggravted and stressed and thought I was alone. Then here was all these different people saying exactly how I was feeling. I just set there and started to cry. I couldn’t believe it. I wasn’t crazy. Its all normal. I reached out. The responses I got wasn’t exactly what I was expecting. But it was exactly what I needed to hear to get serious about my quit. Is KTC the only way to quit? No. Will it work. You better believe it. Its simple post roll making your promise not to use nicotine for 24 hours. Be a man or woman of your word. You quit. ODAAT. One Day At A Time. Accountability And Brotherhood And Support. If these words don’t mean anything to you, than this is not for you. Because here at KTC that’s exactly what we are about. That’s the foundation of what this place stands for. Thats what it takes to quit. If you’ve not decided to quit. Do it now. There is no better time. Just do it. You will have all the support and encouragement you could ever need. If you’re sitting there thinking. They wouldn’t understand. YES we do. Out of everyone in the world. WE do. We’ve been there. We are there now. No matter where you are at in your life there is never going to be the perfect day to quit. Its a fairy tale. And THAT day. May never come. You have today. You CAN quit today. And youll have the support of thousands of other Quitters. I’ve learned to expect anything. Nothing is abnormal when it comes to quitting the most addictive substance in the world. ” The recipe for success isn’t always pretty, but it works” Dano. You’ll have ups and downs, highs and lows, good and bad. You’ll feel like you are losing your ever loving mind. We know. We’ve been there. Just reach out. Its almost guaranteed someone else is going thru the exact same thing. But if you’ll let it. The KTC way works. Everytime. Everyday. Looking back I dont regret a single day or a single conversation. Everything I’ve been thru makes me the person I am today. The quitter I am today. My Momma always told me to never quit something I started. If she were here I’d say shed have to rephrase that statement. Never quit for other. Always quit for yourself. Wether you’ve dipped 1 day or 50 years. The time to quit Is now.
And now for the Thanks. Every member of May 2016. So much to be said. Thank you for your support & encouragement. Thank you for letting me vent back in the earlier days when I was ragging. Thank you for talking me down. Thank you for the distractions from cravings. Thank you for the laughs. I’ve almost peed myself a couple of times for laughing so hard. Than you for the tears. Your stories have touched my heart and made me cry more than once. We’ve been thru a lot together. This is by far the hardest trial I have ever been in. When I think of caving I think of something 12171976 said. ” Think of posting a day 1 Again”. I get chills down my spine thinking about it. No thank you. Not today. NAFAR. Again thank you May 16.
To the Vets. Vets can be described in different ways. The way I look at it. Vets are those that have made it past 100 days and stuck around to help all the newer quitters. If you go back and look at your first couple of weeks, it was the Vets who was here for you. Talking you of that ledge. Helping you make it past the rage. The reason I am still here is because they were still here. Pay it forward. We’ve heard it 100 times since day 1. Its part of KTC. The spirit of paying it forward. When you see a new quitter struggling and needing help. Its what compels us to reach out and offer that exact same wisdom that was offerd to Us in the beginning By the same Vets that we try to kick out of “our” house. The Vets Are the ones that helped us make it home. Anywhere can be a house. It takes something special to make it a home. ALL of US is what makes it a HOME. I thank you and respect those I consider vets. Those that were here before me. Who help all the little ole newbies. Thank you for the selflessness of others who invested in my quit. THANK YOU. AND MY FAMILY THANKS YOU.
As others have said before. If I miss your name on here. I am sorry from the bottom of my heart. Above ALL. God. For He alone Gives me the strength to not only quit But to even breath. I am nothing but a servant. He is my everything. I owe All to Him. For we are bought with a price and therefore we are not out own. My Husband and son. You are my world. The love I have for you two is only second to God. No words can express. Thank you for being patient and understanding as I battle this day by day.
My Girls. Electra, ChickDip, HGGI, and Ash. You’ll never know what you mean to me. Your kind words and sometimes tough love is what’s helped me make it this far. For as long as i live I will never forget you and what you’ve done for me. I am proud to quit with you. I thank you all and am always here. Wether you stay on KTC or not. You have my number. Call me anytime. Day or Night. You know I’ll be there.
Now this list… Its a list that consist of those along the way that have helped me in one way or another. Something You did or said made a difference in my quit and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. WalterWhite. Dweirick. Fwlplay. Wastepanel. 78craft. Kcomahan. Frazzled.Kgirl. CIKI. DanoJeno. Kramer. Pab1964. Flrednek. Chewie. Dano. BBJ.Tom&Jenny. Teray. PatrickG. Woodytx. Rtpope. JJR. Rewire. Candoit. Rkymtnman. MCarmo. Nolaq. Overitinmt. Razd611. MonsterEMT. Remshot. 30yraddict.Scott66. Corn69. GDubya. Ddodge2. Zquitter. Tazbutane. MnBen. Redtrain. LDiddy. GoneCruisin and Wepdoc Thank you for all you’ve done for May16. We are proud to have you as out HOF Conductors.
Again I have to say Thank you to God. He’s the only reason I am alive. He sent His son to die for out sins so that we could have life everlasting. If we only repent and turn to Him. I pray for all of Youns. If you dont know the Lord in the free pardon of Sin. Like we say with quitting. There is no day like today. And it’s Life or Death. You will live forever wether that be Heaven or Hell is up to you.
I’ll close out with this. ” You miss 100% of the shots you dont take” Wayne Gretzky. If you are sitting there thinking. I can’t do this. You’ll never know until you give it a Shot…. Everyone can quit for a day. That’s all we ask.
God Bless you all. Quit 0n.