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  • Michduncan
    Northern Sydney
    5
    Stories

    Slip ups along the way

    Posted in Quit experiences 24 Dec 2015
    3 Comments

    I haven't been on this site for a wee while and should be up to 109 days without having a cigarette, however, I went to a wedding a couple of weeks ago and was having a few drinks and ended up smoking with friends and family. This should have stopped then but then a couple of nights later with family and friends we were once again having drinks and the dreaded cigs came out, I think it was a mixt...

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  • Michduncan
    Northern Sydney
    5
    Stories

    Struggling

    Posted in Quit experiences 6 Nov 2015
    4 Comments

    Tonight I am struggling, it has been 61 days and I still want a cigarette so badly, not only that but I would actually really like to have a few drinks, after all it wasn't only smoking I gave up, it was everything that I represented smoking with! The other sad part is I should have saved $800 and haven't- it has just slivered away with bills yet if I was smoking, I still would have paid the bill...

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  • Michduncan
    Northern Sydney
    5
    Stories

    Day 20, such a long way to go

    Posted in Quit experiences 26 Sep 2015
    4 Comments

    I think I have found this week harder then the first week - which seems crazy when all of the nicotine should be out of my system! I have been so incredibly cranky and short with my family and absolutely hating this side of me. I also miss some of the aspects of my life that I have stopped doing because it went hand in hand with smoking and now I need to stay away from it, to stay strong. I was s...

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  • Michduncan
    Northern Sydney
    5
    Stories

    Day 10

    Posted in Getting started 16 Sep 2015
    5 Comments

    I have not been sleeping as well as I used to since I have quit and last night I was so annoyingly cranky, that I asked my husband to hang up my boxing bag - I think I boxed it till I could barely lift my arms. This helped to release some of the pent up frustration, however I feel like I am constantly on a emotional rollercoaster, never knowing what my mood is going to be like - I'm glad the kids...

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  • Michduncan
    Northern Sydney
    5
    Stories

    Starting Day 6

    Posted in Getting started 12 Sep 2015
    4 Comments

    Today is my 6th day without a cigarette, I am trying cold turkey - accept for the 101 lollies I am eating as a go between. I have read how so many people have thrown their cigarettes in the bin - for me I have a half packet that is hidden in my car and I can't throw it away yet - it kind of feels like my security blanket, knowing it is there, however having the will power to leave it there. I gue...

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