Day 18

Finally trying to quit smoking. I'm been smoking nearly everyday since I was 15 (now nearly 27). Not even sure why I've tried. I just woke up one Sunday after a smoking loads on a night out and didn't feel like having one anymore!

Lots of excersise is helping and I'm feeling the benefits! Its a buzz being able to breathe properly again and I'm less stressed because I can take deep breaths!

I've been out drinking twice since I quit and havn't cracked on either occasion. I will be tested hard over Christmas/New Year because most of my friends, close family smoke when they are out. Although, I would rather stay indoors keeping warm, staying healthy and eating Christmas pudding! :)

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  • Well done, 18 days is a great achievement. Welcome to the site, you'll find lots of support on here. If you need a rant get on your soap box and let it all out!!

    Xmas is a big test but once your through it you'll know you can achieve anything!! :D

  • Welcome russelli. your doing so well. keep up the good work.

  • lynnstone

    hi russ and welcome to the fourm

    and congrats on your quit,just back from

    taking the dog out can go a lot further now

    and feel fitter. HA! HA!.

  • Well done you !!!

    It nice not to be a member of the 'Backyard Gang' anymore, not having to cluster around a (unlite) patio heater anymore.

    Keep up the very good work

    Lex

  • wow! thanks for all the support guys & well done to all of you for quiting because its a very tough thing to do!

    Right... I'm off to get some cake from Sainsburys as a treat :p

  • No worries... I'll save you all a virtual slice ;)

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