A Blog By Quitters For Quitters

Philip Seymour Hoffman – He Chose to Use

Yesterday, a wonderful actor was found dead in his apartment in New York.  Philip Syemour Hoffman‘s 23 year career (that started out on Law and Order) came to an abrupt end, and he will be missed on screen.  However, because of these events,…

Yep, the Comma. So What?

Rainbow Comma

I have reached another day in my quit. Day 1000. Yes, I’m proud. I’m excited. I’m free. But I’m not finished. Not by a long shot. To drive this point home, let me give you a few examples of what I mean. I…

An Under-Utlized KTC Tool

Chat Bubbles

Hey quitters, I’ve been hanging out in chat the last week or so (I usually patrol in there 8-5 central time) and remembered when I first quit.  The chat was the first thing I found. http://chat.killthecan.org/  In there were 3 quitters who easily…

The Day My Attitude Changed

Light Bulb

I was lucky enough early in my quit to have a moment, a moment that would change the way I thought about quitting forever.  I consider myself lucky to have had it because I am not sure I would have ever said I am…

Just More Examples

Yeah, it’s another song I heard today that reminded me of being a new quitter. I knew how to do this and a bunch of internet guys surely cannot help me because I know myself more than they do. Sound familiar? I am…

Why I Wear The Shirt

As you may or may not have noticed, the KTC running shirt has made it’s second appearance in the store. I had a reason for asking for it when I did it the first time, I wanted people to ask questions and be…

20 Days in, Craves Hitting Hard

I work the midnight shift, I am a Union Steward, and I was working on a couple grievances last night in my union office and BAM!! a crave hit me outta no where. Now before you think it…I DID NOT CAVE!! (pats self…

Staying strong at the Holidays

Today is Christmas Eve Eve as Eloise says (please God don’t let me be the only guy who knows about Eloise) anyway as we dive straight into Christmas and hours of in laws and/or out laws and diners and presents and bags of…

BIG Challenge coming.

Well as I head into day 4 of my quit, I am heading into a BIG challenge. You see, I have been off work since I quit. Yep, the last day I worked this week I was able to cope with all the…

This is Quits for real!

“Hey, haven’t I been here before?” I keep asking myself that, and the truth is, yes I have. But this time it’s for real, and I mean it. Although I have heard myself say that a lot of times, it HAS to be…