Stories & experiences

By rainbow4006

38 days free and counting

Posted in Quit experiences on 20 May 2012

i cant believe ive reached 38 days smoke free and counting..... ive smoked for 40 years and other than one pregnancy never really had a break, mum mum died 2 years ago from lung cancer, my father died many years ago of throat cancer, 5 of my great aunts died from cancers as well, bad history huh? but ive fooled myself with how one grandmother smoked a packet a day, went to sleep one night when she was 91 and just never woke up....smoking didnt harm her....i was a total idiot!

its been tough, but im doing it, and im the last person i would ever imagine being able to do it, so to use that old boring saying: if i can, anyone can, by the way i love reading everyone's story, its great :)


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  • By NowaNonSmoker!
    May 20, 2012 | 20:43
    Woohoo! Well done!
  • By Quit4Good
    May 21, 2012 | 7:45
    Good on ya Rainbow4006! 38 days, you should feel proud of yourself!! 35 days for me and I smoked for 32 years.
  • By Chrisco
    May 21, 2012 | 19:28
    Great job on the smoking just remember ONE DAY AT A TIME THATS ALL IT TAKES and the only way to look at it But Do Remember the passed family. BUT you have a new life to livewhat about you children you should be thinking growing old with them & G/G kids are your future & even GG?G kids now that you have stop you will see them Too !!!!!! Thats all But just remember JUST ONE DAY AT A TIME
  • By Jo
    May 22, 2012 | 19:52
    Yay Rainbow, congratulations, you've done well. You can break the cycle of illness and destruction. Keep up the good work, it will be worth every penny :)
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