All while working, and being "encouraged" to get out of the house, and do things with other people (by my roommate).

2016: The Year I actually did some shit.

Oh, and this happened the other night. I gotta hand it to my roommate, she's got a real talent for getting a photo of me smiling (often in some sort of ninja fashion, where I
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oneimill:
Thanks @paradigma. You certainly know how to brighten my day.
wizard0:
It's amazing the effect some people can have on lives.
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Officially had my last cigarette on Saturday, and I haven't bought a pack since.

The cravings haven't been too bad (vaping helps a lot with the whole nicotine thing), but my life for the last few years has revolved around either going out to buy, or sitting outside to smoke, cigarettes, so it's like I'm having to relearn how to do...
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eirenne:
Good luck with everything this year! It sounds like things are really moving in a positive direction for you. and all those films you're working on...super awesome! 
oneimill:
Thanks @eirenne
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So, I'm in a much better place since I wrote my last mopey blog.

My new roommate has already paid her part of our rent/cable/electricity bills (which she paid early), and as I am not used to living with someone reliable, this has left me in shock (good shock, but shock all the same). This may very well be the first healthy...
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1akbrian:
Hell yeah good for you! 
wizard0:
Excellent!
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So, I'm still working on dropping cigarettes, and replacing my old habit with vaping. It was going pretty well until Saturday night. I'm not sure what happened, but I feel like one of the vape juice bottles I had was improperly labeled, as I went into pretty serious withdrawal which has triggered my least favorite friend: clinical depression.

This stupid illness has plagued...
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maggie_fracture:
You're more than welcome ❤️ Anything I can do to help, just give me a shout ❤️
wizard0:
Agree with Maggie.  You slipped up.  Acknowledge, accept and move on.  This is something you CAN do!
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And for that, I am sorry.

I've honestly just been sleeping a lot; I spent the better part of this last year really stressed out, and not sleeping much, and now that life has calmed down, and things seem to be working out well for the moment, it's like all that exhaustion has caught up with me at once.

On top of that...
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wizard0:
Real life happens.  No need for apologies.