Have Any Seniors Quit Bad Habits or Addictions After Retiring or After Quitting a Stressful Job?

Question by Glenda: Have any Seniors quit bad habits or addictions after retiring or after quitting a stressful job?
I’m talking about cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, etc.–or any crutch that helped you get through the day or night.

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Answer by Poppy
I quite smoking 25 years ago. Not having to rise every morning at 5;30 has kept me sane since I retired. I am not a morning person, I like to stay up until midnight. I know of no bad habits. Poppy

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2 Responses to Have Any Seniors Quit Bad Habits or Addictions After Retiring or After Quitting a Stressful Job?

  • Just Joyce says:

    I never needed any crutch or addiction to help me get through the day while employed. . . But bad habits for me would have been not eating right. . I developed diabetes 2 with at least 18 of the 20 signs for it. . . this forced me to quit work and go on disability. . I was even in a wheel chair for a while. . therapy and correct eating habits has really help me get back on track !!! Lost 75 lbs in 2 years, but have another 50 to go. . .It goes on so quick, but takes forever to loose !!!

  • jonds says:

    I quit smoking cigars for six months and then found out I liked them anyway.

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