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    200 wow

    Posted in Quit experiences 21 Jul 2018
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    200 days today cold turkey.Dont think about smoking at all these days but I am still proud of my effort to give up the bloody things.It doesn,t bother me if I smell or see someone else smoking.Just so happy not to be addicted anymore.Yes the early days were tough and it wasn.t easy but its done.I f you are struggling to quit,stay focussed deal with each craving and each day one at a time and No ...

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    150 NOT OUT

    Posted in Quit experiences 1 Jun 2018
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    Wow 150 days smoke free today.Yep Jan 1 this year cold turkey.It doesn't bother me now,but it hasn't been a completely easy journey. From day 1 I never hid from trigger points and early on did find resisting the temptation of certain trigger points difficult but did not give in.I believe this strengthened my resolve and as each day passed I would be very proud of myself not having one because of ...

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    100 not out

    Posted in Quit experiences 12 Apr 2018
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    G'day all.Well 100 days ago I quit smoking cold turkey, for me an amazing century of days ,good and bad with so strong cravings to lessening ones and now none at all.Its been a journey that's for sure and I reckon it ain't over yet.Gonna celebrate tonight when the missus gets home with a bottle of red(or two).She's been on this journey with me from day 1 and like this site and the people on it ha...

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    Wow the Eighties

    Posted in Quit experiences 23 Mar 2018
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    Wow 80 days today.What a buzz.Cold turkey from the start back in January.Yep been tempted,yep been offered,yep been cranky but nuh,haven't given in,nuh,won't give in,nuh I Don't Smoke.bring on the nineties.If Colloquial can anyone can,just NO MATTER WHAT!do not put one of the buggers in your mouth.

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    no matter what

    Posted in Quit experiences 13 Mar 2018
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    G.day all,70 days today cold turkey.Feeling pretty proud of myself actually although the journey is far over.I reckon Imay have kicked the smokes' butt but I wont allow myself to be complacent.My wife is over the moon about my effort also and if possible loves me a bit more(she's only human)Do'n'nt underestimate the value in this site and the stories on it.We may not all know each other but we ar...

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    No Matter What

    Posted in Staying quit 6 Mar 2018
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    Day 63 for me,9 weeks smoke free..and many many more to follow,it hasn't been easy by all means and the adventure isn't over by a long way.The support you gain from this site is very valuable so if anyone is trying to give up,please do not underestimate your daily visit here.So the journey continues'next major goal for me 100 days,bring it on.NO MATTER WHAT!NO SMOKING.

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    50 not out

    Posted in Staying quit 21 Feb 2018
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    Today (for me) apparently is a big milestone in "quitworld".50 days off 'em.Wow I feel great,I feel proud and empowered about this small achievement.My wife my kids and my grandkids are also proud and amazed.I realise that the journey is not over but I am glad I am on the way and this site has inspired and kept me focused so thankyou to all of you.It is a cliché I know but if I can do it anyone c...

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    4 weeks

    Posted in Quit experiences 29 Jan 2018
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    wow...4 weeks.big milestone for me.Still think about smoking though not in a wanting one way,more like getting through each day and the pride and empowerment that comes with not giving in.I am determined and focused to not smoke,NO MATTER WHAT.To those of you who have given up for a long tie your stories on here inspire me so thank you and to those who are just starting out on your 'Quit' adventu...

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    no matter what

    Posted in Staying quit 22 Jan 2018
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    Hi ..three weeks today..cold turkey..its getting easier each day..the thought of having one does not disgust me and that keeps me thinking that I'm not done yet,not by a long way.But my resolve is strong and I have notes around our home and in my car that simply say NO MATTER WHAT.Good luck to each of you on here trying,do not give in,It does get easier,it does and NO MATTER WHAT! just don't smoke

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    no matter

    Posted in Staying quit 18 Jan 2018
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    Day 17 today..its getting easier every day..I have even tempted myself with some beers at the surfclub with mates and didn't give in.That was hard but I couldn't let all my hard work and effort go to waste by giving into one or two cravings.I am stronger than that.I love reading the stories on this site.You all inspire me.Keep strong everyone,stay focused,Its not easy but its worth it so NO MATTE...

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