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Freedom's just another word...

Posted in Getting started 08 Mar 2019

I have been bluffing myself for so long, been false in saying what a free spirit I am, and how much freedom means to me. But I have not been free. I have been a slave! A slave to addiction! When that addiction says I want..I want!...the slave would drive to a servo at 3am or any hour of the day or night to buy some cigarettes. That is not who I am, that is not who I want to be. I want to be truly free!

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  • Happiness March 08, 2019 | 10:08
    Well if your'e gonna lose your freedom, do it for someone that loves you, not for cigarettes to puff up in smoke that never did anything for you. Freedom is just another word for independent and capable of making your own decisions. Nicotine was a trap we fell into, with no choice. Who would ever think that we could get addicted to something we all first gagged on. Such is the nature of the beast who stole our lives for many years. It is time we stepped up to the plate and took back control of our lives.

    You lose nothing by giving up smoking and gain a world of wealth. Congrats and best to you on your journeys.
  • PuffNoMore, Southern NSW March 09, 2019 | 19:26
    The common belief is if we can stay off the smokes for 3 days straight, the addiction to nicotine gets less because they reckon the drug can leave the body in about 72hours..........
  • Leeann , Central Coast March 09, 2019 | 20:12
    Welcome icq you were not alone in that bluff, there were plenty others that fell into the same trap. You've made the first step by recognising the trap, so good for you for choosing to take back control of your life. Quitting is not easy, but well worth the battle. The freedom is unbelievable and the rewards are endless. Stay focused and stick to the website for support and post often. We all help each other get there. I'm close to 9 months quit😁😁😁👍
  • Battle won March 10, 2019 | 2:08
    To truly be free from the addiction that have enslaved us, requires us to first acknowledge that we are not powerless to win the battles in our life. Nicotine addiction have a way of convincing the junkie in us that we are incapable of making pass the first hour much less the first day without our fix. Walking away from this addiction is a battle unlike any you will ever face, however if you embrace the winner in you victory will be yours.
  • hobbitmomma March 10, 2019 | 13:49
    ok Day one and while it isn't easy it isn't quite as hard as i thought. Course time will tell whether it remains so. I really cannot afford, financially or helathwise, to keep smoking - so i am quitting!
  • Molls, Central Coast March 11, 2019 | 0:42
    Today i will try and make it my first day of quitting have never tried before in 50 years of smoking.
  • ICQ March 11, 2019 | 1:48
    Well today I had a bit of a relapse, but will not give up trying.
  • PuffNoMore, Southern NSW March 11, 2019 | 21:06
    slip ups happen.
    dust yourself off and keep trying

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