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  • FreshAirOK
    Hunter New England
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    Smoke-Free Fiji

    Posted in Staying quit 13 Aug 2019
    2 Comments

    Hi everyone. I had a great time line dancing and listening to country music in Fiji. Best of all I stayed smoke free although I did have gum. It was really good not having to take time out to smoke and the plane trip was a breeze. Another 2kgs to lose but now the holidays are over I'm adding a zumba session to my two line dancing classes each week. Off to see a naturopath tomorrow so maybe she ca...

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  • FreshAirOK
    Hunter New England
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    Holiday jitters

    Posted in Hints and tips 28 Jul 2019
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    Hi everyone. I'm going on a week's holiday with the money now saved. I'm in a quandary as I'll reach my 100 days while away. I gave up using combination nrt the patches are long gone but I still have the occasional gum. I was planning to give up the gum while away-on holidays, relaxing, no need for nrt etc but reading posts I'm not sure if this is a good idea. Softly and andies both caved on holi...

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  • FreshAirOK
    Hunter New England
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    3 months today

    Posted in Staying quit 27 Jul 2019
    6 Comments

    Well fellow quitters its my 3 month anniversary today! I'm so happy being a non smoker and I understand from what I've read that heavy smokers feel the best ...I've saved $5,500 and not smoked 3,600cigarettes frightening numbers. I've been off the patches since week 6 (4weeks on full and 2weeks on a half) still have the occasional gum if I'm having a bad day which I've had this last week, not su...

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  • FreshAirOK
    Hunter New England
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    1 month quit

    Posted in Getting started 26 May 2019
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    Hi all you fellow quitters!! I really can't believe that it will be 1 month tomorrow that I've been smoke free. I keep humming 76 trombones led the big parade! I was a rusted on smoker of 40+ a day for 45 years and now am a non smoker. I am quite clear in my mind that I'll never smoke again thanks to Allen Carr's "Only Way" although I am using patches for a back up. A month off the smokes and m...

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