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Lioness
Central Coast
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29/06/2021
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Adjusting

Posted in Quit experiences 11 Jul 2021
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Hey friends 🌻 hope everyone is coping during this crazy time in life globally.

It's been up and down but....

Wow.... I feel amazing. Now and then I think... I'd love a smoke with my husband...but no... I busy myself with our beautiful kids, keep busy doing many things around the house, knitting scarves for my babes, back to work after school hols, rewarding myself with a nice glass of wine.... I'm feeling good.

I've always kept fit and been an athlete but I feel brand new.....not coughing, not tasting tobacco. Fresh and clean.

Seeing the joy in my son and daughter's faces are so worth it..... mum's quit!!!

I know I will have challenges of temptation but I'm determined to keep strong because the positive side of quitting out smoking.

I've been using zyban for a week and a half.....I wasn't sure because it changed my thoughts and moods... anxiety, lack of sleep.....

but I decided to halve the daily intake.... what a difference. I'm sleeping again and my mind is clear. I feel healthy and content.. the best thing is not feeling guilty because of my little people.

I love our home being lit by candle light... lovely fragrances... warm and comforting....

My first treat to myself will be lots of beautiful scented candles which will fill our house and bring beauty and serenity...it will probably cost $40.....

I was spending $130 on tobacco a week.

I'll also get the kids a favourite dvd each and my husband a nice wine.......

A treat worth so much more and costs so less.

Hope I keep this perspective. Praying I do. Hoping so much my brothers and sisters we can keep strong, keep each other strong and keep positive.

Much love mumma lioness ❤️🙏

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  • Jessfreeof, Northern NSW July 11, 2021 | 20:47
    Beautiful uplifting quit story. Enjoy your evening and keep strong 🙌❤️🙏
  • softly40, Mid North Coast July 12, 2021 | 7:02
    You are adjusting really well, and if you bring those lifestyle changes into your home, you will breath in the happiness you share with your family. Candles and all (NOPE) not one puff ever.
  • Happiness July 12, 2021 | 23:39
    A Beautiful post.
    You know in your heart that you and your family deserve the best. Experiencing what little things you were missing out on can bring reality home.

    Keep on wanting more for you and the ones you love. Give yourself the gift that will keep on giving!

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