Stories and experiences by: Gemma23

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  • Gemma23
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    Smoke free evening

    Posted in Hints and tips 4 Oct 2020
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    Hi everyone hope you are all staying strong and having a wonderful smoke free weekend. It's great to not have that small lingure around me anymore or in my hair and clothes. My partner is much happier and proud of me that I have come this far and continue to be a non smoker. I did have my slip over 2 weeks ago now but as I said I will not go back to the start as it was so hard to stop the ad...

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    Urges

    Posted in Hints and tips 2 Oct 2020
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    Hi all I'm not sure why but I'm craving badly as we speak I'm doing all I can to beat this craving but this 1 well it's a hard 1. I so t want 1 and I will not smoke 1 but serious big craving right now.

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    Days smoke free

    Posted in Quit experiences 30 Sep 2020
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    I am so pleased to say 109 days smoke free with 1 slip up which I Think is not really that bad for someone who that had no willpower atal But obviously I do as I had enough power to take back control after slip up. I am very proud to be almost at 4 months smoke free. I think what keep me motivated now is the thought of how hard I worked to get this far smoke free. It is not an easy addi...

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  • Gemma23
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    Keep fit

    Posted in Quit experiences 28 Sep 2020
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    Hi all I come back from my slip up 2 weeks ago dusted myself off and carried on as a non smoker. I'm so happy that I actually didn't give in completely and go and buy a packet because that is what I would have done before. I really wanted to stop smoking and I did I didn't let that addiction get the better of me I took back control and carried on as a non smoker. I am a non smoker. I now ...

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  • Gemma23
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    Going strong

    Posted in Quit experiences 23 Sep 2020
    18 Comments

    I have picked myself up from my slip last week I did yes smoke and regretted it very soon after. Smells,taste,dizzy head wasn't a nice feeling atal. I picked myself up and made myself strong and I am carrying on smoke free. I had a smoke on Sunday 1 smoke. And have not had one since then and I will not be smoking again. I've made my decision final thats it. No more smoking I am a non smoke...

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  • Gemma23
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    Need some motivation

    Posted in Reasons to quit 20 Sep 2020
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    Hi everyone I'm not sure what's going on with me but I feel like I'm losing the motivation.😪😪😔 I need some motivation from all you lovely people can you please help throw some things at me to keep me on straight and narrow again. I sliped up again today with 1 smoke and this isn't like me. I don't think it's fair after 3 months of going to a friend's house and been smoke free that I fi...

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  • Gemma23
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    Slip up

    Posted in Hints and tips 18 Sep 2020
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    Is it normal to have a slip up with smoking? I mean I had done 3 solid months of nothing cold turkey And then 1 day it was like over whelming cravings that really took over and I give it? Does all ex smokers get this feeling. I think I am doing Okie still I no I did slip up and I'm really annoyed at that. But i am still moving on counting days like that didn't happen.

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    Disgusted

    Posted in Reasons to quit 17 Sep 2020
    6 Comments

    Hi all well I am very angry and very disappointed with myself. I had a smoke. I had just 1 smoke since I stopped 3 months ago. And to be honest I felt sick to the gut with anger that I give in. The thing is it triggers when I am at a friend's house Because that's where I used to go and have a drink and a smoke with her. And today well it got me. And now one hour after doing so I thought...

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  • Gemma23
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    Breath

    Posted in Hints and tips 13 Sep 2020
    6 Comments

    Hi all I am now 91 days smoke free. I really can't believe I just said that but it is a great feeling. 13 weeks today. I do still if I'm honest crave a smoke but it's only a thought it passes as always. But gosh it does get me at the worst times. Like today on my way home from shopping we drive for 1 hour and coming back into town i had that feeling of ah we are almost home the 1st thing I use...

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    Months

    Posted in Hints and tips 6 Sep 2020
    10 Comments

    Hi everyone. Today marks a big day for me. I am 3 months no smoking. Feeling very good about that. I also have started my treatment and I am able to g go home Thursday and move on from this chapter in my book. I am proud not to be smoking at this time as I'm sure it would not be helping me with treatment and my health. Skin looking better Breathing alot better aswell. Thanks to all the s...

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