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Hunter New England

I made it!!

Posted in Staying quit 06 May 2017

Its been 90 DAYS!!

Once your past the 2 month period there is no going back keep on track!!

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  • homebody81, Illawarra Shoalhaven May 06, 2017 | 18:19
    Congratulations well done....I am 15 day and can not wait for 3months it was a bit hard today but still smoke free
  • Ivan24 May 06, 2017 | 19:28
    Hi icanquit,

    Congratulations on your 90 DAYS smoke free!!!

    It's true that after the 2-3 month if you start smoking again it is completely conscious decision to do so.
    I am now almost 11months smoke free but i remember one time when i was 4 months smoke free and one night i lit one and i was back to full time smoking in just a few weeks.

    So i think that to stay quit in the long term is a bit trickier than to overcome the initial physical withdrawal.

    It is all in our mind, we have to convince ourselves that smoking doesn't give us anything. I believe that once we have a solid reasons why we do not want to smoke than these mental urges will completely disappear.

    Keep up the great work,
  • Johnnie, South Eastern Sydney May 09, 2017 | 19:41
    So true Ivan, agree with you 100%. I am a week short of 10mths quit now and urges are very minimal . The habit is gradually wearing off. Cheers and good luck to all quitters on this site.
  • Kim26 May 09, 2017 | 22:19
    Congrats that's a wonderful effort!!!
    I agree with Ivan also. Staying quit can be the challenging part we just have to continue along choosing not to smoke.
    I've heard very long time quitters can still get a mental craving now and then but they've said it's such a minimal craving that passes very quickly.
  • icanquitihavewillpower, Hunter New England May 09, 2017 | 22:24
    Thanks all for positive feedback :) we are all on a new path and keep our minds full and our pockets to

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