I am 60, smoked since I was 13 and am or was the heaviest smoker I knew. I successfully quit half a dozen times, it was staying quit that defeated me. I have a hubby and daughter who both smoke and I am weak, if they are laying around I am sorely tempted, but after being a 50+ a day smoker if I smoke one I no longer feel a failure and keep going.as you can see by my joining date of 2016 this is not my first rodeo but this time I have got past 5 weeks, my previous best attempt. I find I can walk away very easily now. My secret to success this time is setting goals. I needed new glasses desperately, I now have them. My car needed repair, it is fixed. And I was able to buy my daughter 2 tickets to an expensive concert for her birthday without asking anyone else to share the expense with me. my next goal is an expensive one, I need new dentures and I know if I buy cigarettes I will not get them. And I can't afford to retire if I am still smoking, my entire pension would go on smokes, but that's alright cause I won't live long enough to get a pension my doc says. I have grand kids I want to enjoy a while longer. BUT I do wish my family would stop too and take all temptation away from me. 9 weeks quit with just a couple of slip ups and I no longer have any temptation to buy any. I AM SO PROUD OF MYSELF!!!!!
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