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  • JodieRW
    Hunter New England
    4
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    BUGGER!!!

    Posted in Getting started 17 Feb 2012
    5 Comments

    I broke yesterday!!! DAMN DAMN DAMN!!! I had 3 cigarettes yesterday afternoon!!! I even bought a small packet of 20's. I was having an awful day!! I was so mad at myself!!! So.....I thought "this is it, you're back smoking again!! You lasted TEN days" HOWEVER, thismorning I did not have ONE craving nor did I ever have the urge to chew a bit of gum or have one of those tic tac things!! I know th...

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  • JodieRW
    Hunter New England
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    3rd day in......

    Posted in Staying quit 9 Feb 2012
    14 Comments

    Well, today is my 3rd day being a non smoker!! I have put up the "progress" of the quit journey & ticking it off as I go ie: After 20 minutes my blood pressure & heart rate have already gone down (TICK) After 24 hours carbon monoxide is completely out of my body (TICK) etc etc. I find that it is helping me alot! Really wanting a smoke this morning though but I am finding the gum really h...

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  • JodieRW
    Hunter New England
    4
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    Getting nervous.........

    Posted in Getting started 29 Jan 2012
    4 Comments

    Oh gosh!! 9 days until my quit day!! I have been SO excited since I decided to make my date but today was the first time that I went "uh oh, can I do this, yes you can, but what if you get to mad? What if you take it out on Grace (my daughter)? What if you gain a tonne of weight? WHAT IF WHAT IF WHAT IF!!! Far out!! NINE BLOODY DAYS!!!! Im kinda excited again!! Shit, now Im nervous!! Oh crap!!...

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  • JodieRW
    Hunter New England
    4
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    Here we go again.......

    Posted in Getting started 3 Jan 2012
    5 Comments

    Hi Everyone! Well this is fantastic!! I love this site!! I hope we can all be as helpful as we can to each other!! My Mum & Dad were heavy smokers (apparently so much my Dad...he told me how much he smoked but I cant actually remember) I used to pinch my Mums butts from her ashtray!! Anyway, my Dad always said, never finish a packet & say "thats it", pick a date in the future & use th...

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