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40 days done

Posted in Quit experiences 18 Jun 2018

Hi All,

Well here I am again at 40 days quit and still going strong. Something I have noticed is I always seemed to feel a little stressed when I was smoking but since quitting I actually feel calmer than ever. I seemed to be more relaxed for some reason. This has been the best decision I have made on so many levels. Keep going everyone, NOPE....not one puff ever.

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  • Dolly66 June 18, 2018 | 16:40
    Doing great Robn
    I wish I could train my brain
    Even at 74 days smoke free
    I still have two voices saying
    Just one and the other saying no
    Feel a lot better than what I did 😄
  • Webbquit June 18, 2018 | 17:36
    I'm nearly 20 days done and it's intresting you said you felt stressed whilst smoking normally for me it calms me down but i guess everyone can be different. I'm moving up to step 2 patches. 40 days wow i wish i were there now. For me my mind still thinks about smoking but a little voice tries to tell me it's no good for me. Keep up with what your doing
  • Robn June 18, 2018 | 22:50
    Thanks Dolly and Webbquit, you won’t have those thoughts at all if you make smoking something that you absolutely hate, because you don’t crave what you don’t want. It really is that easy. Stay on are both doing really well.
    Keep working on your mindset.
  • Red-67 June 19, 2018 | 7:16
    Go Robn !! :)
    Yes, while we are smokers, our body / mind is always in a supply and demand state... It only seems that smoking calms you down, because it is satisfying that demand for a nicotine fix.. Once the nicotine is gone from the system, we feel generally calmer. For a while, almost lethargic. Nicotine is a stimulant, and the body has to adjust to not having it..
  • Safe2017 June 24, 2018 | 13:23
    Congrats Robn on smoke free 40 days. Keep going and don’t look back.
  • PuffNoMore, Southern NSW December 07, 2018 | 12:42
    Geez Robyn
    I happened to read your old posts and got a couple of light bulb moments.
    One is not to change the mindset from denying ourselves an old friend to utter hate of those costly sticks. You and red have quoted it better, but I get it!
    The other is that I'm not alone because your attempts have been similar to mine over the last couple of years and that I am relearning to live as a non smoker. Its less stressfull without them as day 40 passes, i'll be like you and Puff No More

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