It is done!!!my first day

Hi all this is my first day of stopping smoking. I don't smoke unless I drink and then I smoke about 20 at once so I am doing both-going tee total and not smoking!!No longer want to do either for mainly health but also financial reasons. FED UP with paying to poison myself!!! God and my poor parents gave me my poor body I need to respect it and look after it, especially when some poor people don't have the chance to regain their health. So here oes to a new start. xx:D

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  • Hy binny well done on your decision to quit. You sound very positive which is good. Has i,ve said before your not giving something up but gaining bak your health, wealth etc. The people on here are really helpful and help me to keep going i,m no on day 4!!!! Look forward to more postings from you keep it up :) Your not on your own.......

  • Welcome Binny,

    Have a look around the forum and you'll find lots of solid advice either already posted or provided by members. If, in these next few days, you find yourself wishing to succumb, don't. Divert yourself into doing something else and you'll find that the crave will go quite quickly. Others have and will continue to say that you should read, read, read and educate yourself as to what is happening as you go through this process of cleaning the poisonous nicotine out of your system.

    If all else fails get back on-line and rant :eek:

    Cav

  • Welcome Binny :)

    You'll find lots of support & advice here. Hope your day 1 goes really well, and maybe you can treat yourself to something other than a drink later- maybe a lovely fruit smoothie, a nice coffee out, or some Earl Grey? Might make you feel like you've still got something nice whilst stopping the drink :)

    Good luck :)

  • Hi Binny :D

    Welcome to the forum and well done on the decision to quit possibly one of the most important you will ever make and you will be losing nothing but you will regain control of your life and that has to be good

    You will find all the help and support you need on here as we all help each other just like a family we are here for you every step of the way cheering the good days and sympathiseing with the bad but the good far outweigh the bad

    Read the posts on here you will find a lot of tips and advice and in the signatures of a lot you will find links to other sites just click on them Here are 2 I find very good to start you off whyquit.com and woofmang.com Read, read and then read some more as the more you read and learn about why you smoked and about your addiction the easier your quit will be

    Good Luck

    Marg

  • Snap

    Hi Binny,

    Just some moral support as I quite smoking (and drinking) last November. The simple reason being that although I desperately wanted to quit smoking i knew that every time I drank my determination would crumble! I probably was not the most sensible drinker either but thats for another forum!

    Anyway all I can say is that after four months I feel absolutely fantastic - and you will too! Best of luck with your mission.

    All the best.

    Townley

  • Welcome Binny

    Congrats on your quit cant really say more than the others have said exept take it a bit at a time at first good luck on your day one.xxxx

    Hi tonley

    just wanted to welcome you to the forum. I also started this quit in nov. Also wish my son would give up the drink he has a big prob but like you say thats for another forum HEHE.xxxxx

  • Thanks!

    Hey LindaSpicer,

    Thanks for the welcome - just thought I would come on and lend some moral support to those just starting out. I tried to quit CT back in 2005 - and managed about 4 months... just was not ready! This time is a whole different kettle of fish - my mother always use to say 'you will only quit when you really want to'... sounds simple but its so true!

    I'm so excited for all these peeps quitting - its such fantastic news!

    Townley

  • Hi Townley

    Welcome to the forum well done on 4 months quit well done

    I am also like Linda a Nov quitter 17th to be exact so will hit 4 callender months next week

    All the Best

    Marg

  • Hi Binny - welcome!

    Well done on giving up drink and ciggies, I'm sure your body will thank you for it!

    Post on here as often as you can and let us know how you're getting on.

  • Thanks so much you are all wonderful xxxxx

    WITH US ALL TOGETHER WE CAN WIN XXXX I cocked up because I had a drink that was it!!!! so gonna start again!!! dreaded drugs eh!!!!!:mad:with myself!!!!!!!

  • Awesome

    Awesome, keep going you will soon start to feel the benefits.

  • DAY 1 You did it

    Congrats mate... keep it up help and support there for us all, I am doing it for myself wife and the kids, started when I was 12 years old, I am now 37 , enough is :)enough!! good luck keep the faith!!!

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