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888 is the number of days today since I gave up smoking after 53 years as a smoker.
Today is also the day that my wife and I fly down to Hobart to start a 10 day Luxury Coach tour of Tasmania paid for by what it used to cost us to smoke for about 7 months.
It's worth the effort to give up believe me.
I can safely say I've done it, 2 years today without a cigarette after being a heavy smoker for 53 years.
I wish everyone here all the best in their effort to quit.
Some of you may notice me drop in now and then, I do so because I wan't others to feel as free as I do before they get some of the problems that I did after 53 years of smoking.
Some of you may be old enough to remember Yul Brynner the actor, and Steve McQeen another actor. Both these men had the world at their feet and the last message that they were trying to get across to the rest of us, befo...
Yep it's day 475 and I'm still here hoping to encourage others to give their best shot at giving up, you won't believe how great life is without smokes.
One of the little bonuses was yesterday when I ordered a very nice 8 setting Noritake Dinner Set, and realised that it only cost what my wife and I would have spent on smokes in 2 1/2 weeks. That's when it really feels good to have given up.
If you are tempted to stop trying then please read on.
Well I have made it to the 1 year without a smoke mark, but the damage has been done. Subject to further tests it would appear that I have Aorto Illiac disease which is narrowing and/or blockages in the lower Aorta and both Illiac arteries that feed various body organs and the Femoral Arteries for my legs. This causes me severe pain when wal...
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