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  • Gsry
    Nepean Blue Mountains
    11
    Stories

    Still of smoking

    Posted in Staying quit 6 May 2020
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    Hi everyone I am still going strong . And I never felt so good my doctor agrees but I have put on wait. But on the 10th it will 7months since I stop. Everyone who is giving up smoking stay strong and I can quit family is here to help you. So don't depressed . With help from friends you have support. Gary

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  • Zen Calm
    17
    Stories

    Breathe

    Posted in Staying quit 1 May 2020
    3 Comments

    Hi all. Have been doing well so far. Today Rupert (Nicotine Dragon) decided to really test me and TRY to get me to cave in. I was quite amazed at his arrogance. For a few minutes there I was thinking mmm maybe I could go and buy a packet and have one cigarette, just to see if I would enjoy it. I didn’t WANT a cigarette it was a mind thing. I told Rupert to leave as he was NOT welcome, ...

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  • Smokefreestay
    4
    Stories

    75 days

    Posted in Staying quit 27 Apr 2020
    4 Comments

    Hey everyone! I havent been here for a long time, but just wanted to let you know that you all helped me so much ib my smoke free journey. Its been 75 days. Wow. Even my mother saw me staying commited and she is now smoke free since april 1. How amazing😊😊

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  • FreshAirOK
    Hunter New England
    6
    Stories

    One whole year today

    Posted in Staying quit 27 Apr 2020
    9 Comments

    Hi everyone. I'm here to report that I've hit the one year milestone. I'm so happy. I feel healthier and am proud of myself for breaking a 45 year habit. I still read posts here but not as much as I used to in the beginning when I was checking in every hour or so. The support here is amazing so realize all of you how important the support is here. The first 3 months were the hardest mainly the ph...

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  • Soul & Heart
    12
    Stories

    My Journey

    Posted in Staying quit 21 Apr 2020
    5 Comments

    Greetings all. I have been viewing this wonderful community for weeks. Has been very helpful with my journey of staying smoke free. Decided it was time I joined. Maybe my story can help others and I can offer support. I have been smoke free for a week and a half. After smoking for roughly twenty years. Couldn't even say why I decided to quit. My last pack was running low and I never bothered to b...

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  • Sandinhand
    South Western Sydney
    1
    Story

    Feeling proud

    Posted in Staying quit 15 Apr 2020
    3 Comments

    Been 12 days smoke free now went cold turkey after smoking for 23 years. Had some hard days but feeling proud and committed to NOPE.

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  • mandella
    Mid North Coast
    20
    Stories

    Freedom

    Posted in Staying quit 14 Apr 2020
    5 Comments

    G'day all, checking in again, 10 weeks smoke free today, who would've thought after 53 years of slavery to nicotine and the thought processes of getting that next cigarette.These days i only think about smoking once in a while and its only after food, not every time i eat but every now and then. I deal with it by focussing on where i am now and who i'm emerging as. These days i'm more confident, ...

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  • penelopejane
    65
    Stories

    Birthday Wishes

    Posted in Staying quit 8 Apr 2020
    4 Comments

    I quit one year ago. I found this site most helpful when I was struggling. I didn't fight smoking thoughts. I surfed them like riding a wave. I did tai chi too. I would take the smoking thought into a ball near my chest and then push the thought into the room. then I would do something for ten minutes. I did lots of colouring-in. Then I used the coloured pictures to make origami boxes. I knit and...

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  • Gerdus
    2
    Stories

    Day 11

    Posted in Staying quit 8 Apr 2020
    3 Comments

    Hey everyone, I've posted my story on day 4 and today i feel like its time to check in with everyone and tell you about my progress. I'm officially 10 days without smoking and I'm so proud of myself but today on day 11 smoking is the only thing I can think of. I woke up this morning with a little brain fog. My emotions throughout these 10 days are intense I experience extreme highs and lows. I k...

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  • Gsry
    Nepean Blue Mountains
    11
    Stories

    Still of smoking

    Posted in Staying quit 5 Apr 2020
    4 Comments

    Hi everyone I hope everyone is doing well at this time. Just to let you know I am doing great I am coming up to 6 months since I gave up smoking on the 10th of this month. I feel great and my doctor is so happy for me. And what keeps me on track is the support I get from you at I can quit family. So thank you all. Gary Thompson

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