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Just spent 3 hours with my daughter on a bike ride. Wow ... it felt good not thinking about the next opportunity to have a smoke, or planning ways to sneak a smoke in. Just 100% quality time with my little girl. Now that is motivation enough to stay quit.
In the first 2 days when the cravings were worst, getting home from work I found it easiest to just go to bed early. Also, playing electronic games such as tetris or strategy games helps distract the mind and occupy the fingers.
I'm at day 4 and very proud of myself. The first 48 hours were very difficult, with "the voice" suggesting I light up about every 5 seconds. The voice got trickier throughout the first 2 days, telling me one won't hurt, nobody will know, just one will be OK then quit again. It took a lot of will power to overcome this hideous little creature in my head. At day 4 the voice is only speaking 3 or 4 ...
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