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Day 50

Posted in Quit experiences 12 Oct 2015

Well I am pretty chuffed to have reached Day 50 - an achievement I doubted would ever happen. I had planned to celebrate with a coffee from my favourite cafe this morning but it was closed for the first time ever. Not to worry - I realized it was just knowing what I had done which made me happy. I so want to believe that I will never ever have a cigarette again and I know that my challenges are far from over. It's just that it would be such a waste of these seven weeks to slip back now.

I know it is going to take a lot longer before I find a day where I don't think about it. A friend told me it would be more like six months to a year before that happened. But the good thing is I can now go hours at a time without thinking about it and when I do, I think, 'well this was what it was like when I was in long meetings all day and could not duck out for a ciggie'. And everyone around me has been so encouraging and the people on this site have been amazing.

Let's all do this together and inspire each other to reach that joyful place where we simply don't care about smoking. We can help pick each other up when we stumble and clap each other on to the finishing line.

Thank you to all of you who have helped this newbie on her way. I will be relying on you well into the future.

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  • Good2Quit October 12, 2015 | 17:35
    Well done, you guys are all my inspiration to keep on keeping on. Thanks. 14 days for me today and i'm happy :)
  • nodrah October 12, 2015 | 17:56
    great job, hope the next 50 are more enjoyable
  • A.F.U, Hunter New England October 12, 2015 | 18:14
    Great stuff mate your on the right road days just keep coming now.
    All the best
  • Nannette, Hunter New England October 12, 2015 | 20:07
    Hi Fullofhope,50 days that is amazing and no wonder you feel so chuffed because it is a big milestone day. Your sheer determination comes through strongly in your posts so you just have to hold on to that strong will to win. It is hard as we all know but keep up the great work.well done have to have that well earnt treat tomoz.xxxxx

  • Feather (aka Oompa Loompa) October 12, 2015 | 20:16
    Congratulations on 50 days. You deserve a big bunch of flowers 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
    (Sorry I can only send virtual flowers)
  • Fullofhope, South Eastern Sydney October 12, 2015 | 22:08
    Thanks everyone for the gorgeous encouragement. It makes it all so much easier.
  • DaveWA October 13, 2015 | 16:14
    I was so busy at work yesterday, I missed your big day - Well done, God on you.. 50 days is great - Keep it up..

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