|Today marks an exciting & significant anniversary. Dede’s been kickin’ butts for a whole year! She put down the smokes on Dec. 31st, 2005 and hasn’t picked ’em up since. It was a conscious & deliberate decision — she still has an unopened pack of cigarettes in the freezer.
According to Wade Merideth’s article What Happens To Your Body If You Stop Smoking Right Now on Healthbolt.net, there are some remarkable & fairly immediate benefits for those who kick the habit. In the first year a former smoker’s risk of heart attack will have dropped by half!