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Puffer
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If I can you can too

Posted in Reasons to quit 09 Jun 2019
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555 days smoke free. I still pinch myself today that I actually did it. I have saved $10,000!!!! We have just retired so glad I gave up before retiring. It would have been so difficult and unaffordable for us. My husband gave up about a week after me. So that made it a bit easier. You know when the time is right. It was for me. I smoked for around 40 years! 20 or so a day. I was having a bit of trouble breathing. Diagnosed with mild emphysema. I struggle carrying groceries up a flight of stairs but find with regular exercise it does improve slightly. Don't wait until you get short of breath! Give up now! It is so so worth it!!

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  • Safe2017 June 09, 2019 | 13:53
    Congrats Puffer. Well done.
  • Happiness June 09, 2019 | 14:37
    Our stories are so similar Puffer. I too decided to retire without the added expense. Hubby also quit. Life is great without the nicomonster dictating . I have many more things in life that i can enjoy with the money.
    Don't get caught short of cash and breath. Make the choice to be a non-smoker!
  • Nuts June 09, 2019 | 18:23
    Thats fantastic Puffer. Well done.
  • softly40, Mid North Coast June 10, 2019 | 10:13
    Great news Puffer, it certainly helps if someone else is trying the same as you but the accolades still belong to you. I hope I can reach this milestone too. thanks for posting.
  • Puffer June 10, 2019 | 17:28
    Thank you Safe2017, softly40, Nuts & Happiness. The journey is ours to share:)

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