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  • freedom
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    feeling so good

    Posted in Hints and tips 7 Aug 2012
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    248 days smoke free i dont like to brag but i am so proud of my self....I know like many others on here how hard it can be to quit.Will power and determination helps and keeping the hands busy and getting out of the old habit and creating a better one,I feel so good now when i get home i go for my walk and feel so much better where when i used to smoke i had every excuse possible not to go for a ...

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  • freedom
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    staying strong

    Posted in Staying quit 8 Jul 2012
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    its been a while since i have written any stories on here.Hello to everybody hope you are all doing well and staying strong and beating those horrible nicotine bugs.......it may seem hard for some now BUT it does get easier im now 218days smoke free...BUT i nearly....i did say nearly started smoking again 2 weeks ago sadly my little dog got very sick and sadly i had to have him put to sleep he wa...

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  • freedom
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    i feel better now

    Posted in Staying quit 30 May 2012
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    Hello everybody its been a while since ive been on here its now 179 days since my last smoke,Im feeling better everyday even the cravings have gone.Yes those horrible cravings, i actually found it a lot easier this time to quit i guess i had set my mind to it and was not going to rethink my decission about quitting. One thing i do hate though is putting on weight so now im trying to get fit and l...

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  • freedom
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    does get easier

    Posted in Staying quit 29 Apr 2012
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    hi everybody it has been a while since i have been on here 148 days smoke free wow i feel great i luv to excercise now so much more energy.Yeh sure the little gremlin tries to tell me to have one smoke but within seconds the gremlin has gone.Sure it can be a long stressful road but u know what with all the great advice and help i recieved on here it did make it easier, dont ever forget there is a...

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  • freedom
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    not a nice smell

    Posted in Hints and tips 12 Mar 2012
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    Hello everybody been a while since i have been on here, its now 98 days or 14weeks and 2days since my last smoke. Had a friend come over last night he smokes oh my how do u tell someone in a nice way (if possible) that they stink of smoke !!!! Im telling u it was horrible stale horrible tobacco, i even tried to hint that i have noticed my teeth are whiter and i use more listerine etc...and how ni...

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  • freedom
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    going strong

    Posted in Hints and tips 11 Feb 2012
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    Hello everybody hope you are all doing well and feeling a lot healthier.Now its 9 weeks for me yipeee not even on patches anymore been off them for over 3 weeks.SO i figured 9 weeks no smoke thats roughly 1350 smokes i havent had ( yuk soo many ) and almost $700- better off. We should all feel proud and happy with our selfs ! Im going for my 45 min walk now can do it now and breath easy&nbsp...

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  • freedom
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    the savings

    Posted in Quit experiences 5 Feb 2012
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    G'day everybody, i dont know what made me think of it but ive just worked it out ok i havent had a smoke for over 9 weeks if i was still smoking i would of had 1125 smokes.!!!! How bad is that yuk. Then i did some more calculations this one is soooooo much better i have saved just over $600-. Amazing !!!And u know what i feel so good actually went for a walk to the shop this morning just over 45m...

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  • freedom
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    feeling good

    Posted in Hints and tips 31 Jan 2012
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    Hello all my non-smoker friends hope you are all doing well and feeling really good.Its now been 58days (just over 8 wks) since my last smelly smoke.I have not worn a patch for 2 days now get the occasional craving but not so many now.Im walking more not feeling tired and drained anymore. Yeh ive suprised myself i really didnt think i would be able to quit, but i did.Had a friend come over Saturd...

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  • freedom
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    feeling good

    Posted in Quit experiences 21 Jan 2012
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    Hello everybody its now 7 weeks and no smoke yipeeeee i feel great,its been a steep hill to climb but im almost there. Cravings are less often now,theres been temptations but ive stayed strong. The patches are my new best friend and all of the wonderful people on this site giving great advice.Thank you all

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  • freedom
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    getting there

    Posted in Quit experiences 11 Jan 2012
    1 Comment

    wow 6 weeks this friday since my last smoke.Ive saved just over $300- thats incredible i look at that money and to think i used to waste $52- wk on smokes.No where near as many cravings now, i only just realised now when i got home i was patch free 2day !!and no craving at all.One thing i do HATE ive put on 4kg and i feel so blobby and yuk im walking more and excercising to try and get rid of the...

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