I have finally made it a complete 24 hours without a cigarette. (Trumpets are blowing, legs are jumping, hands are clapping and I am shouting at the top of my lungs....I DID IT....I DID IT...I DID IT...)Mom and I stopped at the store yesterday on our way to her house to pick up a few extra items for cooking dinner...she made the comment that since not smoking she has been chewing a lot more gum. It hit me that gum would be a lot less calories than the licorice and other stuff. So, even though I am not particular about gum I gave it a shot. Every time I feel the urge, I stuff a piece of gum in my mouth instead.
I am also hand quilting the baby quilt; it is not the typical stitching used it is an embroidery stitch I am doing. I feel so much more comfortable doing it. Well, I thought I would do a little research and see if anyone else does it this way. I only found one small mention; it was just stated that some of the "old classic" quilts used embroidery stitches to quilt. That was it. So, I am going to go into the forums I am in and put the question to the test and see what happens. By the way, hand quilting has really helped the urge also (hands are busy at all times).