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Prudence potts

CONGRATS ON STARTING YOUR 10TH MONTH MONDAY:eek:straight up for you....

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Well done Pru

Tell me do you get days when you forget ciggys altogether.

Dont forget to give your self a BIG treat. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Way to go :D

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Many thanks to you - I know it's not til Monday. I am pleased to have got this far.

I noted in your recent posts, Linda, that you are struggling. At the moment so am I. No, there isn't a day goes by when I don't think of smoking. I know a lot of people on this forum simply forget they were smokers. Not for me, I think I smoked for too long and it was such a major part of my life. There is a difference between thinking about it and doing it. Last night my husband had gone to bed and left his baccy on the side. It was as though it was a glowing beacon beckoning me on. In the end, I shoved baccy, papers and lighter in a poly bag and locked it in our safe:(

As long as I can fight the temptation, I will remain smoke free. I wouldn't ever want to discourage newbies by these comments but some of us will remain torn. BUT I'M NOT GOING BACK NOW:eek:

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Many thanks to you - I know it's not til Monday. I am pleased to have got this far.

I noted in your recent posts, Linda, that you are struggling. At the moment so am I. No, there isn't a day goes by when I don't think of smoking. I know a lot of people on this forum simply forget they were smokers. Not for me, I think I smoked for too long and it was such a major part of my life. There is a difference between thinking about it and doing it. Last night my husband had gone to bed and left his baccy on the side. It was as though it was a glowing beacon beckoning me on. In the end, I shoved baccy, papers and lighter in a poly bag and locked it in our safe:(

As long as I can fight the temptation, I will remain smoke free. I wouldn't ever want to discourage newbies by these comments but some of us will remain torn. BUT I'M NOT GOING BACK NOW:eek:

Good going prudence,you know you wont go back now,between the both of us we smoked alot of smokes.......dubbs47:D

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Well done Ms P, you're an inspiration to many on here.

I do agree with you reference the pangs!!

Incidentally what number house do you live and where is your safe? :D

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The strange thing was it did get easier for about six months. Then it's like temptation.

I do think that some of us have addictive personalities whether it's tobacco or cocaine or gambling.

I was a "child" of the sixties i.e. I was 18 in 1967 - everything was "cool". There were no health warnings.

When I was 30 (on my thirtieth birthday actually) I was sent to Charing Cross Hospital with Choriocarcinoma BUT you could still smoke in Bathroom B!!!! Many months of chemo and lumbar punctures but I STILL KEPT SMOKING:eek:

Life was not "nannied" but we are paying the price

BIT DEPRESSED TONIGHT

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I,m a new member but just want to say well done to you:)

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Thanks Shaz ...means a lot

PP

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I borrowed some hands............congrats again

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WELL DONE Pru Hope you feeling better today mate. You should be, wow girl 10 months down today yippie. hold that torch high for us behind babe. xxx :)

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I borrowed some hands...........

Hey, Dubsy, Handsoff!

Pru, really well done and big (((hugs))) cos you're having a wee rough patch at the moment, which is crap. Have you done much reading on the old nictine addiction subject? Alan Carr? Websites? (see links in my sig)

A lot of people who stop CT, using willpower alone, continue to fight the addiction, and honestly that must be such a struggle. I couldn't do that. Only by reading, did I manage to change my way of thinking this time around. I am giving up NOTHING, so there is no fight, no struggle. I don't want to preach, only to try and make this easy for you, as it should be.

You have done brilliantly - Woo! Hoo!- :D;)

I'm sending you the clap, as I am the only person on this site authorised to do so :)

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Hey, Dubsy, Handsoff!

Pru, really well done and big (((hugs))) cos you're having a wee rough patch at the moment, which is crap. Have you done much reading on the old nictine addiction subject? Alan Carr? Websites? (see links in my sig)

A lot of people who stop CT, using willpower alone, continue to fight the addiction, and honestly that must be such a struggle. I couldn't do that. Only by reading, did I manage to change my way of thinking this time around. I am giving up NOTHING, so there is no fight, no struggle. I don't want to preach, only to try and make this easy for you, as it should be.

You have done brilliantly - Woo! Hoo!- :D;)

I'm sending you the clap, as I am the only person on this site authorised to do so :)

I did say borrowed,but I dont think I will give them back.HA.......anyway I hope you feel better...:D

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LMFAO..............................SPIT UP COFFEE.:eek:

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well done PP :)

give yourself a big ole pat on the back :D

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Many thanks to you all.

I admit to having had a hard weekend but I think I've now got my head back together:confused:

There is absolutely no logical reason for wanting to smoke again. I like not smoking - must just be a bit of demon still in there.

I really appreciate all your support:)

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Well done Mrs Potts, we are three quarters of the way to the big one year

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Many congrats Prudence, you hang in there!

Ten months is a fantastic achievment.

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