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Steve01
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1000 DAYS QUIT!!!

Posted in Staying quit 22 Apr 2019
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Hi all

Just checking in to report I'm still on track and continue to be amazed that I am actually here today 1000 days quit. I was seriously a tragic smoker and failed my quit attempts many times and often thought it was sad impossible. It just goes to show that if you don't give on giving up this insidious habit, you will be free of the shackles one day. I can even have a boozy night around smokers without worry and I sometimes forget that I once smoked.

This forum and its helpful members was a great tool in helping me succeed. Stay on track and best wishes to everyone on the journey to freedom.

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  • Steve01 June 08, 2019 | 15:56
    Thanks FreshAirOK .... Wishing you every success on your journey :-)
  • FreshAirOK, Hunter New England June 07, 2019 | 19:55
    That is such an amazing achievement 1000 days!! You have gone to the moon and back. It's great that you came on and let all us newbies know that it can be done because you have done it!! You have every right to breathe deeply and puff out that healthy chest
    ..pop those buttons. Well done you.
  • Steve01 June 06, 2019 | 19:24
    You're well on your way to success auspark. Stay focused on the end goal and small target steps. I'm still am reminded how thankful I am today for still being quit and breaking free of the shackles.
  • auspark June 06, 2019 | 1:20
    WOW! OK, Now I need to figure out what day will be 1000 of no smoking for me. New goal to keep sight of.
    I quit April 18, 2019 so have a ways to go, but that's OK.

    Thanks for the inspiration!
  • Steve01 April 27, 2019 | 17:43
    Thanks Larn.... It sure does 😊👍
  • Larn April 27, 2019 | 12:45
    Go Steve! That is an awesome achievement. I was like you, chronic smoker who tried to quit so many times. Doesnt it feel great to know that you did it! We are free.
  • Steve01 April 23, 2019 | 17:50
    Thanks everyone... appreciate the feedback. Yeah Lia ...what a journey hey and yes, ...let us never let our guard down :-)
  • Lia April 22, 2019 | 19:20
    Hi Steve01. No doubt you are pinching yourself having reached 4 digits. That is huge and cannot go unnoticed by those on this site. It is either a milestone what others dream of or some can remember. it is such a good feeling not being able to think about being a smoker. Any such thoughts are just fleeting and fortunately disappear as soon as they appear. Nevertheless, we must always be wary of any silly ideas that pop into our heads.You know oh so well that one puff is one too many. Do celebrate your victory in style.
  • Leeann , Central Coast April 22, 2019 | 16:28
    Congratulations Steve01, I'm with you doesn't matter how many attempts mate look at you soar free now!!!! High 5 and we'll done to you😊
  • Safe2017 April 22, 2019 | 11:31
    Awesome. Congrats. My respect to you.
  • Happiness April 22, 2019 | 2:00
    A big Congratulations to you. Steve. Persistence does pay off, and when it does, it is truly liberating. I am sure your story will inspire many others so thanks for sharing!

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