Stories and experiences by: Larn

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  • Larn
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    346 days and 22 hrs Quit!

    Posted in Staying quit 12 Mar 2019
    8 Comments

    I am still on track. So in the last year I gained 15kgs which was depressing but I am finally starting to see the scales go down again which is exciting. I mostly don't miss smoking, every now and then I smell someones cigarette and I like it and the familiar feeling I get but generally speaking I feel like its not even an issue anymore. Its possible I am less tolerant and a bit more angry som...

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    74 days in

    Posted in Staying quit 12 Jun 2018
    2 Comments

    74 days today. Very cool to see the number of days ticking over. Not missing smoking at all now. My advice to anyone that is interested is to use a quit smoking app on your phone that gives you info like how much money saved, time not smoking etc. Take yourself away for 4 days minimum anywhere peaceful and just sleep the cravings away. I slept and ate so much the first 4 days but hey it work...

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    30 days quit

    Posted in Quit experiences 29 Apr 2018
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    30 days in now and feeling good. I smoked from the age of 12 or 13 years old to 34. I would go through a pack of 25 cigarettes almost every day which was far too expensive for my budget so mostly only smoked rollies which were creeping up to the 70 dollar mark for 50 grams, filters and papers. 50 grams would last me about 4 days if i was lucky. The first 2 weeks absolutely sucked...but over 4...

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    2 weeks in

    Posted in Quit experiences 13 Apr 2018
    18 Comments

    So im 2 weeks in. Im very proud of myself but im also struggling with all of the feelings that i wasnt expecting. Yesterday i experienced a big low to a moderate high to some anxiety. I do have mental health issues but even for me that was a bit crazy. My brother thinks im obsessing over quitting a little bit but the truth is i feel like ive lost a good friend. On the upside my teeth are get...

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