Hello

Im a lurka from time to time . 66 days since my last cig .I packed in cause i was having a op which has been done, but decided not to start smoking again .I get good days when i dont even think of a cig ,and then it just appears ,a big fat crave :( but it soon passes . So im always aware and alert and take one day at a time ,and that has worked for me so far im pleased to say. Thankyou for all your help with your posts .

Good luck and hang on in there ;)

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  • Hi Jan

    Nice to see you here.

    You are doing very well at 66 days, and a lot of us are looking forward to such a fantastic day count.

  • Welcome, and good job on the 66 days smoke free! Congrats!!!!!

    Keep up the good work.

  • ty for the welcome . this is my 6 th go at it i think :confused: But do you want to know what really has done for me this time .IM NOT GIVING ANYMORE MONEY TOO THE GOVERMENT :D as mad as that seems ,i think of that and that big fat crave just goes . And this time im doing it CT .But like i say i think for today iv not smoked .

    Enjoy the fireworks x

  • Im a lurka from time to time . 66 days since my last cig .I packed in cause i was having a op which has been done, but decided not to start smoking again .I get good days when i dont even think of a cig ,and then it just appears ,a big fat crave :( but it soon passes . So im always aware and alert and take one day at a time ,and that has worked for me so far im pleased to say. Thankyou for all your help with your posts .

    Good luck and hang on in there ;)

    Hi there Jans.

    66 days.. wow well done you!!

    Snowie xx

  • Hey Jan

    I can relate to not wanting to give the government any more money.

    Don't steal, the govenment hates competition.

  • Just thought i would add im not into the politics of things or anything like that . just the price of cigs is silly .But if i wanted 2 smoke i would find the money ,always do when im smoking .

  • Well just to say it is 9 wks 5 days or 70 days since my last cig . Yesterday was a bad day ,i had a lot of stress and i so wanted a cig ,but i read a post on here and it got me through .But i could of killed for one even if they were 10 pound a pack lol. the feeling passed but you would think by now the big craves would pass??? So you have always to be on your toes :confused:Thankyou so much for your posts :)

  • Well just to say it is 9 wks 5 days or 70 days since my last cig . Yesterday was a bad day ,i had a lot of stress and i so wanted a cig ,but i read a post on here and it got me through .But i could of killed for one even if they were 10 pound a pack lol. the feeling passed but you would think by now the big craves would pass??? So you have always to be on your toes :confused:Thankyou so much for your posts :)

    Hi Jans

    Glad to hear that your now on day 70, wow thats great and also for NOT GIVING IN to that Nasty little Nicodemon that tried to let himself in yesterday, well done you, keep it up.

    Take care and stay smoke free ;)

    lol

  • Just to let you all know it is now 84 days without the cig . i packed in 1/9/2010. so if i can do it anyone can . still get odd crave ,but it passes :D

    Hang on in there ;) x

  • Hi Jans,

    Thats brilliant hunny, well done :)

    S x

  • Thankyou for all your kind words .I still take it one day at a time . some days i dont even think of a cig. Stress is my bug bear ,then the big fat crave really comes .

    I have a friend who packed in 20 yrs ago .She told me even now when she is in the supermarket she looks at the cigs and thinks go on buy a pack ,just for that split second .ALWAYS KEEP ON TOP OF IT .Never get flat footed so to speak . xxxx

  • Just to let you know im still quite :D103 days. But i never get complacent EVER. I started smoking at 14 yrs old Im now 53 yrs old :mad:lol .If you really want to do it you will . But i still always say iv not smoked for today .xxxx

  • 112 days quit . Had my first dream of me smoking last night , and when i woke up for a couple of seconds i really wished i did have a cig in my hand . Then it just passed . Thought id share that , very strange feeling .

  • ...Thought id share that , very strange feeling .

    There's a reason the phrase 'old habits die hard' exists. :)

    Whether you consciously banish these things to the dark recesses of your mind or not we still find they pop up to say hello even in smokers that quit many years ago.

    The further down the path we go the more amusing they seem in some ways. Smoking memories can't really be any different from childhood memories at the end of the day.

    If it helps to smoke just in your dreams it's certainly cost-effective!

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