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Kumar0931
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Be stress free and relaxed,stay disconnected from internet for first 21 smoke-free days.

Posted in Getting started 16 May 2019
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During this Ramzan(15th may to 5th June)(holy month for Muslims,though not a Muslim) trying to be smoke-free completely for next 21 days. I have started my journey from today to live a smokeless life. I have planned to follow it religiously as Muslims follow their routine during this period. My main reason behind smoking is low confidence,self-doubt, hypothetical pressure and self created negative thoughts over the past 3-4 years. I have been smoking for 6 years and tried few times earlier especially when was with family and felt marvelous in those days. Now I have determined not to start again because my self doubt and health issues grew at severe level. I consulted a lung specialist and he told if continue,I am going to have COPD very soon. Hope after this 21 days I will have a new life as I am sure because I have already experienced this earlier.

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  • Happiness May 16, 2019 | 7:09
    You know what you want....go after it. You can quit smoking Kumar if that is what you truly want. You have had experience with it before and know the positve changes it will bring. Look forward to that change and betterment in your life. Believe you can and you will.
  • Kumar0931 May 19, 2019 | 22:38
    Haha..... got one supportive comment from a lovely fighter!!! love you Happiness. We'll win against this demon(cigarette). :)
  • BethP May 20, 2019 | 3:33
    So glad you have made the decision to quit. I spent 9 days in the hospital, 6 of those days in ICU, after major surgery because of smoking. Tomorrow will be the 22nd week anniversary of my last cigarette. I do miss it sometimes, but everyday gets better. I was also diagnosed with COPD and minor emphysema. Both conditions have improved since quitting.
    Good luck to you and to all of us on this journey towards better health.

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