LANAP and my poor family...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Frosty, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    I had LANAP surgery last week... it's laser surgery on my gums. The dentist told me to try not to smoke. He explained that the blod clots are needed to get it to heal from the inside out. So I finished the pack that I had over the next two days (bad me, I know, I tried to be gentle) and haven't smoked in 3 and a half days now. The problem is that Mountain Dew was my other vice (any dentist will tell you that the stuff is horrible for your teeth). He didn't tell me to quit that, but for the past two days now that I am not smoking the stuff tastes awful. I thought it was really sweet before, now it tastes sour. So in addition to not smoking I am not getting my caffeine either. And I am not allowed to eat solids so I'm starving, throw in the PMS thing... I feel soooo sorry for the family!
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I'm so sorry, that's rough.
    Are you going to try and quit smoking now?
    I have never tasted Mtn Dew, the color alone make me think of industrial toxic waste. [​IMG]

    Hope you feel better soon

  3. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    Yeah sounds rough, but in the long run it will be well worth it. Stay with it. Funny side story about mountain dew, I can't stand the stuff to this day and it all stems from this fishing trip when I was about 16. My dad, a friend of his and myself went out on the fishing boat to try and catch some salmon, well, come mid day I was dying of thirst, we were out way longer than anticipated and we had no water or food on the boat, but we did have a cooler with a 12 pack of mountain dew that was warm. I was so thirsty I drank some of it, awful, I don't even think it quenched my thirst. To this day I can't drink the stuff.. but I do love my coca cola.
  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    Warm Mtn Dew... *shudders...* I never could stand that.

    As for smoking, when I want one I am closing my eyes and picturing throwing a quarter away. Or I can picture rolling up a $5 once a day and setting it on fire. Plus I figure if I do this, DH ought to let me get a few more birds, right? I can't start again or the torture of the last few days will have been for nothing. But for now I am going to go sit under the table and growl at everybody that walks by.

    The sad part? If my family noticed that I quit smoking, they haven't said anything. Kinda makes me wonder if they pay any attention to what I am doing. [​IMG]
  5. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Quote:Maybe they are afraid [​IMG]
  6. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Ocala, Florida.
    Probally it's best if they DONT mention it...I know if someone tells me NOT to smoke I want one even worse than before [​IMG]
    Have you tried some patches? Your imagery is excellent! I should try that too. [​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by