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37 Days

Posted in Staying quit 27 May 2018

Day 37 now, it's such a relief to wake up after a few beers the night before and not feel that hangover. Always thinking it was the alcohol when mostly it was the cigarettes. Even beer taste better after quitting smoking. Each day the cravings become less but the first week was hard. Now. I don't even think about it at all. My energy levels are up. I'm cooking. Cleaning and washing. Even started walking to work. But I must admit. I'm always eating. But hey. A little bit of extra weight is much better then stained teeth and lungs. 23+ years of smoking. It's the best thing I have ever done. To be honest. I pity you if you ever smoked again after a week off. I pity smokers. They're no difference to junkies that need that drug just to relieve whatever craving. That's all it is. You're a nicotine junkie.

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  • Red-67 May 28, 2018 | 7:14
    Bula; Welcome :) I agree, 37 days, no reason to ever go back..
    But, we see many that do, They stop for a while, but never really quit. That smoke is still something they want.. In a way, smoking is worse that a drug addiction, because, it is so acceptable, and more of a habit, than an addiction. I like to say,, smoking is a powerful habit, fuelled by the nicotine.. Any way we look at it, we are, or were, addicted to smoking. I too, was surprised, at how good my coffee, and my bourbon was, within just days of my last smoke :)
  • Webbquit June 03, 2018 | 11:20
    Yes weight gain seems to be a huge problem for me too. I do also agree with you that beer tastes better when youve not smoked.

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