One year ago today I started vaping. I was determined to make it work, and although I ran into problems and issues, there was always someone here who was willing to help and offer good advice. I stuck with it, and have now become pretty good at troubleshooting my own equipment, and even making my own liquid!
Then, when we had the threat of a state ban here, I had the support of tons of people, and CASAA, to fight it and defeat it! I became an advocate of smoke-free alternatives,
I've never written about this before, and have only talked about it with a few people, mainly because of how emotional I get when I think about it.
In October of 2009, my younger sister died from injuries she sustained during an epileptic seizure. It was sudden and traumatic and I ended up seeing a therapist and going to grief group counseling to get myself out of the sad place that I seemed to be stuck in most of the time.
On what would have been her 28th birthday in