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I quit 8 years ago. I seriously never thought I would lose the cravings but here I am. It would not occur to me to fall down that pit again. The thing that helped me without any doubt was the "Days Since" feature on this site. I just could not bear the thought of going back to day one. Good luck to anyone reading this :-)
This site is where I started my journey and every now and then I check back in. The single thing that kept me going was that counter that tells me how many days since my last smoke. I could not bear the thought of going back to day one. So here I am at 730 days. I still have the ocasional dream about smoking and the ocasional sheer joy when I wake up and realise it was just a dream. My life...
I am approaching my one year anniversary , just 2 days to go. I didn't realise it until after dreaming that I smoked last night and the resulting anxiety followed by joy that it was just a dream I got to thinking about why now, after so long being off the smokes did I suddenly have that dream again. My sub conscious obviously realised I was reaching a milestone and kicked in to remind me.I ve...
I have been smoke free for 157 days now. If I ever feel temped I look at the counter that shows days since I quit. Just the thought of going back to zero is enough to motivate me to keep going.
Despite my constant dreams (Nightmares) I have made it to the magic 28 days.
For some reason this is a major milestone in my mind. I actually feel like I can really do this. For the last 28 days I have expected to end up smoking again at some time. Today I feel like I may never smoke again.
I have been reading the many stories on here and i find them so helpful.
I quit 25 days ago. Started on Champix 12 days before that but stopped taking them about 5 days after my quit day.
Overall I have been pretty good up until today. Although I have gained 2-3 kg;s which is worrying to me. So about a week ago I decided to give up chocolate and lollies as well.
Today had a shocking shift at work. I work in a paediatric ED. Work 12 hour shifts. Arrived home wit...
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