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Determination...800 days.

Posted in Quit experiences 23 Nov 2017

Well, who would of thought i would be saying today.... i have achieved reaching 800 smoke free days....what a journey. I survived not being dictated to by something i never thought i could get rid of from my life,

How lovely it is to not smell of an ashtray on my skin clothes, and my home n car, i can leave the house and not concern myself on having enough smokes for my duration away from the house, looking for lighters, ..having to leave the table at gatherings to satisfy my habit... and i am not supplying to other smokers.

If you gave followed my journeyj, you would know about the $$$$$$ i have saved......since i started on my do-able journey, every Monday was buy my weekly supply of smokes 2015 it was $120.00 a week....2016 it was $130.000..a week and now 2017 its $140.00 a week and i have stashed this away, but it is getting harder to find this weekly $$$ with the increases.

But very pleased with my personal achievement and that i survived from something i thought i couldn't live without.

Bring on the 4 digit numbers.

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  • jellycake November 28, 2017 | 23:18
    You are a great example!
  • jenno211058 November 28, 2017 | 17:08
    Thank you guys for the compliments.
  • Ali.ali November 28, 2017 | 0:11
    I'm on day two. I know it will be long journey. But I'm ready for it. I have decided to go Cold turkey .
  • Steve01 November 26, 2017 | 13:51
    Great going Jenno ! Couldn't agree with you more about how great it is not smelling like a stale ashtray anymore. It's certainly a social confidence booster and silly it was letting those things run our lives.
    Yep, they sure are expensive here Johnny although I don't think the criminal government price on smokes is state based. Just as shocking in QLD too.
  • Johnnie, South Eastern Sydney November 25, 2017 | 17:13
    Hi Jenno and congratulations. Mate if you lived in NSW your weekly savings would now be an astonishing $210 on a pack of 30's per day. Yes the savings are well worth spending elsewhere. Cheers.
  • Dobbin November 24, 2017 | 10:14
    Well done 👍 Jenno. 800 days is no mere accident. The effort to rid ourselves of the pull of the weed was enormous. Bit like a rocket escaping from the pull of earth’s gravity. Not long for 4 figures 👍
  • Lia November 23, 2017 | 20:53
    Hi Jenno. Another amazing achievement on this site that can only serve to motivate others that it can be done. We are all here because no one told us it was not easy. We come here to this site to remind ourselves how hard it is to quit but are reminded by many that it is doable. Proud of you, Jenno

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