Day 21

hi all

what a week this has been, everyone seems to be struggling and I have been reading the posts. I just have to say well done everyone for hanging in there.

I nearly lost it last night when I had to go for a walk to clear my head of the nic demons, crying and walking round in the wind like some kind of banshee! I purposly didnt take my bank card or any money with me so couldnt go to the shop but oh I was really so tempted.

Im looking forward to getting to the end of this bumpy bit of the road, but I have to say I woke up this morning and felt proud of myself for not giving in. Not too proud of being a grumpy old sour puss though. :)

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  • Hi Sam :D :D

    Good Morming

    You have everyright to be proud of yourself not only for not giving in last night but also for 3 Whole weeks quit you're doing really well

    Doesn't matter if you're a grumpy old sourpuss it only matters that you stay quit and you're doing that

    Chin up, it can only get better for you sending a big hug your way onwards and upwards

    Love

    Margxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  • Hi Moog - can you believe it, we are on day 21 - 3 whole weeks, I am so pleased to be here, never thought I could do this, and I have to say if I look at the last 3 weeks objectively it has been far easier than I ever thought it would be when I was smoking. I'm not saying its easy by any stretch of the imagination, but it hasnt been the living hell day in day out that I had expected. I am waiting for all the benefits to kick in tho, cos at the moment I wake up with the most awful mouth - far worse than when I was smoking, if I didnt know better I would say something had died in there it is so awful, and my sense of smell and taste hasnt improved either. I read on here that people are realising how bad smokers smell, well I work with a smoker and I cannot smell a thing on her!!!

    But these little things are only niggles, nothing will detract from the fact that we are 3 weeks smoke free!!!!!!!!!

    Well done Moog and everyone else who is taking this journey, thanks also to all the other quitters on this forum for their patience, advice and understanding - here we go into week 4!!

    Deb x

  • im please i have made it this far... and well done to everyone else.... i feel even better that i havent been tempted..... looking forward to seeing the light at the end of the tunnel soon......

    lets keep it up guys x

  • Hi Debs and Jewls:D

    I big well done to you as well and am pleased you find it easier than you thought it would be

    Don't worry about the benefits they will soon kick in now and as you head into week 4 keep positive

    You will both soon see the light at the end of the tunnel

    Love

    Margxxxxxxxx

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