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What I got from being smoke free for 95 days.

Posted in Quit experiences 22 Dec 2020

It's amazing how quitting one habit will change many more things in your life. After quitting for 95 days I have realised how much more time I have to do things that I love to do. I go for long walks, do meditation by the beautiful lake near my house, spend 8 hrs at work without going out of office every hour for a smoke break, spend my evenings playing sports and indoor games, have healthy food, work on my weight loss plans, sleep well and read books. I have regained my confidence. I am working towards having a minimalistic and satisfied life. Smoking is the worst thing that can happen to someone. I wish I had not started inthe first place nevertheless never again am I going to take in a single puff.

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  • Happiness December 23, 2020 | 2:21
    You found a lot of things that I also found. Time, energy, money spent on better food choices, hence better health. A caring about ourselves to enable us to help others. Hubby had also quit along side of me, and now because of me , eats better and wants his former physic back.....weight lifting! I am also losing weight with the self confidence that it is possible and am down to normal BMI. I now have the energy to exercise and do above my goal.
    Smoking really has robbed us of more than we realized Until we are free, we have blinded ourselves as to what we were missing out on. It's not too late to choose the freedom and take back the control. We can quit smoking!

    With grocery prices going up here in Canada , and there as well in Australia , i would think, we have no right to complain. We wasted our money on something we knew was no good for us.......and we who have quit are well ahead of the increases to come. :)

  • matik_one December 23, 2020 | 7:37
    Truly inspirational story, I like that you so enjoy your freedom.. Fresh and great news from you.. Keep going..
  • softly40, Mid North Coast December 23, 2020 | 7:53
    That is so great Partha, thanks for posting, we are way ahead on many events now that we are smoke-free we also have the money to spend on presents for our loved ones and enjoying all of our new found freedoms. Have a wonderful smoke free Christmas and New Year.
  • Robn December 23, 2020 | 9:50
    Well done Partha......yes the benefits go on and on. We all wish we hadn’t started but in the words of wise Red....smoking makes you stupid. But we are wiser now and better late than never. Others who are starting out ask themselves is it worth it....well that is definitely a YES. We don’t realise how bad we were, how addicted we were until we stop. Congrats to you on giving yourself the gift of life. Merry Xmas and a happy healthy new year
  • PTB, Hunter New England December 28, 2020 | 22:51
    Thanks for sharing your experiences - well done Partha

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