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Posted in Quit experiences 22 Feb 2012

Okay I'm a forty year old male. I have smoked for 26 years. The last few years I have smoked a minimum of 1 packet a day. I have never tried or wanted to quit before. I started out cold turkey on the 3rd January 2012. Today is fifty days. $800.00 saved. So far not a single puff nor have I had a serious craving. I really don't know why I didn't stop sooner. I still enjoy a drink. I don't stink and am saving money. I haven't put on any weight either. Life is soooooo good right now.

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  • Gam, Hunter New England February 22, 2012 | 21:45
    well done Freakboy, 50 days thats excellent!
    I don't why we smoke for all those years and then one day see the light and give up,It's alot of years puffin away, alot of pretty awful toxins we have pumped into our lungs ( scarey thought really).
    But hey we're on the right track to a better life.
    Saving money, lookin good and being in total control of ourselves..
    well done to you :) Life is sooo good....
  • Rae February 22, 2012 | 23:15
    Hey well donr Freakyboy. No Cig's better life do you agree
  • NowaNonSmoker!, Western Sydney February 22, 2012 | 23:23
    Amazing. Well done and congratulations.
  • NowaNonSmoker!, Western Sydney February 22, 2012 | 23:29
    Now keep going! It's easy, you can do it.
  • vanessa mae, Northern Sydney February 23, 2012 | 5:55
    Good for you freakboy. Smoking is just such a serious waste, waste of health, waste of money and a waste of time. Keep it up.
  • Roseyk February 23, 2012 | 8:00
    Well done, that is awesome!!
  • Bubbleytoes53, Illawarra Shoalhaven February 23, 2012 | 9:37
    Fantastic job, Congrats!!
  • Freakboy February 23, 2012 | 11:45
    Thanks for the positive comments
  • bjn February 23, 2012 | 12:58
    What a great effort!! Can't wait until I can post I have been smoke free for 50 days....I am on day 3 it seems to be dragging but I am doing fine and you are proof that it CAN be done - thank you ;)
  • Freakboy February 23, 2012 | 13:04
    Hang in there BJN. Steer clear of any negativity and embrace life :-).
  • MickeyJ, Southern NSW February 23, 2012 | 20:53
    Well done Freakboy. That's a great achievement. Great will-power. I think if you can do this with your will power you can set your mind to just about anything.
  • kdv, Northern NSW February 24, 2012 | 21:19
    yep mickeyj quitting is a great ego boost because as hard as it is you CAN do it, and if your head is in the right space it's not that and downs but we can all get there. Well done freakboy..I just logged on and realised I'm day 51, yay!

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