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A milestone


Today marks 4 weeks since I had a cigarette.
Have tried previously without any luck so this time I set myself a goal.
$100 per week into the new caravan kitty.

geez I miss them.

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Congratulations . Hope you've stopped in time.
Cheers,
xina.

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Gary, I too have just given them away.

I did it several months ago and yep, hard but worth it. Hang in there, it does get LOTS easier.

Onya

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well done Gary, it took us half a dozen goes and it's been around 7 years now, it is all worth it in the end.

best of british to you!

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Just keep going Gary I hope you get plenty of suport. My wife gave cigys up about 30Yrs ago & it was a battle which WE Won GOFORIT GARY.

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Congratulations! Good for you!
I gave up when a packet of Escort Blue was $1.49 a pkt - 1983.
It was costing me $1,000 a year or more at the time. I was living in a furnished unit at the time and calculated I could buy a new lounge suite for that. It took me 10 years but I got the lounge.
Think of the cost to the wallet and your health. It will be a bit easier.
If you're really hanging out, try to light one but puff, don't inhale. It tastes yuk, and it may be the final step to giving up.
It's a major achievement to give up the fags, but it's very worthwhile, for a whole lot of reasons, in the end.
I see all those people sitting outside of hotels in the "lepers corner", looking like social outcasts. That has to be a little motivation all by itself. You don't want to be a social outcast.
Keep up the good work. Well done!

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"Stop and smell the roses" and within a month of quitting the evil weed, I found that I really could smell them.
Properly. And a myriad of other aromas and odours that I then realised that I hadn't really been aware of for decades.

A walk in the bush became a totally new experience.

Walking past a baker's or a pie shop became almost impossible.

I think it was about then that the coffee addiction started............

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yep thats when I first realised my **** does stink.

how's the guitar lessons coming along, have you manhandled it into submission yet, waiting for your first album entitled "lonely nomad blues" if you need backup vocals I'm here as long as you get me back up as far as i can go!

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Mate no more smelly clothes,food tastes so good again.As others have mentioned taste and smells all return.I stopped about 30 years ago,out one night with my non smoking BIL,he told me a sure fire way to stop smoking,half full of happy juice I said ok how?Just chew on a cigarette.I did and I was ill,but havent touched one since.You will stop if you really want to and you have made the first important step.Good luck,you'll do it mate.Cheers.Ibbo

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8 years in December for me, after smoking for 35years. What an IDIOT!! Now I can't stand the smell of the damned things!!

Good Luck and be strong Gary...................worth it in the long run.

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yeah thirty years of not smoking but wanting to, then 1 menthol cigarette, yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk now I really don't smoke, don't secretly long for them anymore Yaaaaay

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Great effort. You'd think they could come up with patches that stopped the craving for cakes, chocolate, and all that other yummy stuff that just has to be eaten.              confuse

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"The only treatment for those sugar cravings is to buy a very small choccy, or don't buy them at all", says the overweight, food addict.
Over the lips and on to the hips. It's so cruel!
And I live life in the theory lane.
Just a small sweet treat now and then is ok. To stop all together leads to binging.
The fact we all know we should be slimmer to be healthier is keeping a lot of people rich, and us poor.
I wish I knew how to make the theory practical. Eat less, exercise more.
They say sex is slimming, but lack of opportunity has made it difficult for me to put that theory into practice.
Can anyone clear that one up please?

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Sorry Cruisin Granny But i prefer larger Women then that just might be me!!

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big woman, small woman, I love them all, as long as they can cook!!! and laugh!

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Anyway, it's not the packaging, it's what's inside that counts

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Another month down and another couple of kilos gained.

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yes but the improvement of bank balance and health make up for it, keep up the good fight

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Good luck Gary........ohhhhhhh hows your tootsies going???


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Better the kilos gained than all that muck in your system. keep up the good work. You are over the worst now and the nicotine craving should be just about gone. Well done!

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-- Edited by Terro on Monday 7th of December 2009 01:52:16 AM

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I regret having to say that after the stress of the last couple of days I have reverted back to my bad habits.

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Gary and Kerry wrote:

I regret having to say that after the stress of the last couple of days I have reverted back to my bad habits.



Sorry to hear that Gary, stress will do it to you every time.  A hell of a lot of nurses smoke to help relieve the stress.   Such a shame so much good work has gone to waste.  Better luck next time mate.

 



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well I'm, very dissapointed in you, we gave up and stayed non smokers through a lot of stress, even a couple of deaths and a mental breakdown, strength comes from within

if you can stay off them for this length of time then you should have continued

however have another go and this time be more determined, whatever the circumstances just continue doing it, try patches and quitline and saving go and see a quack

anything that helps you along, you will find support in here as well just sing out when you need a fag and someone will answer you!

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