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    853 Days

    Posted in Hints and tips 30 Jul 2018
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    Hi all, my fellow quitters, just dropping in to say 853 days sense my last smoke. went cold turkey.. very rare i think about smoking today but it does come up from time to time but its just a passing thought. i have quit a lot of addictions and this one is right up there on the hard to do list, but its doable i am living proof. had to deal with all the emotions of what i was pushing down w...

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    12 Months

    Posted in Quit experiences 29 Mar 2017
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    Hi fellow quitters :) not going to a big fan fair just a big thanks to those who helped me stop smoking on here one day at time & for those just starting on day 1 or less you have helped me also :) nothing is wasted here so share what ever it is you need to too stay stopped. blessings to you all. IC

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    hope everyone is well.

    Posted in Quit experiences 18 Dec 2016
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    Hi fellow quitters just dropped in to read some stories and see how everyone is getting in their journey. been 264 days smoke free for me today and its been a challenge no 2 ways but also doable !! no secret tricks other than not picking up that 1st smoke and slowly dealing with the stuff that kept me smoking and that's been the hard part dealing with my issues and if you are like me th...

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    6 months

    Posted in Hints and tips 27 Sep 2016
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    Hi Guys just dropped in to see who's around and say I am 6 months nicotine free and its been hard in dealing with other non smoke related issues that of cause are smoke related to some degree. good to see some new faces and the old crew marching forward well done to you all you are the courageous ones!! IC

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    100 days today nicotine free.

    Posted in Hints and tips 7 Jul 2016
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    been easy nope, been doable though. I do not have physical cravings only thoughts and that's where the addict lives in my head, so the more time that passes the weaker he gets as no is easier than yes. I can not today think of one good reason to light up other than if I want to commit slow and painful suicide. it hasn't been easy and I am happy for that as doing the hard yards really sti...

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    all the planets disaline

    Posted in Quit experiences 21 May 2016
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    seriously I am having one of those days that everything that can go wrong will go wrong, wont go in to all the details but we all know what it feels like right? so yes in TIME it will get sorted with some hard work by me and none of it my fault, so right now it feels like my heads going to explode, I dare not go outside I may get hit by a stray satellite. anyway getting through days like...

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    50 days

    Posted in Hints and tips 18 May 2016
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    today is day 50 cold turkey so no nicotine for 50 days, didn't know I would get this far, and about all I have learnt is its not easy but it gets easier and if I deal with my head/thoughts as best I can and don't take that 1st puff, I don't set off the craving. so if I do what I have done this last 50 days and improve on it also I recon I can do another 50 days one day at time. so if I can ...

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    6 days

    Posted in Quit experiences 4 Apr 2016
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    6 days still detoxing feel the stuff coming out of me and in me, lots of showers, sleep is all over the shop, still feel dirty, cold turkey after 30 years of smoking body and brain are going through so many changes. sure if I don't take the 1st puff this crap will pass over time sure its not easy but I know if I kept going where the next stop was, so while going through this isn't the most fun...

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    1st 4 days

    Posted in Quit experiences 1 Apr 2016
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    1st 2 days thought I was going to die , like heron withdrawals total crazy stuff, smoked for 30 years odd so 4 days in, feel better than the 1st 2 days, still feel the nicotine in my body, I am doing this cold turkey I will add. I knew this day would come where I was sick and tired of being sick and tired and 100% wanted to stop, so one day at time or one craving/thought at a time, I need never s...

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