1st March Roll Call for Oct 2010 Quit Group

Hi all my fellow Oct 2010 quitters, its roll call time again.

As we are now entering the Full 5th MONTH of our quits i wanted to do another roll call.

Just say "I" if your still strong and let us know how things are going for you.

Guys and gals, well done to everyone. We sure are getting there and the Penthouse will soon be ours ;)

From me thats an I :) im doing ok, infact no im doing brilliantly, im looking forward to getting to the 6 month mark which for me is April 24th, Easter Sunday and a day before my OH's 40th Birthday.

Next roll call will be in the 6th Month section so keep it up everyone and Good luck one and all.

Till next time

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  • haha! ! got on a train yesterday and thought, oh on i have not had a ciggi ...., then i giggled and added......... for five months ,durr , I love breaking old associations ,and that is the first time i have dashed for a train since quitting ...well done every one xxx

  • i

    i am still here and going strong .

    i have not cravings any more , and rarely think of the cigarettes .

    my loverly stats are

    20 weeks and 2 days since a cig past my lips

    saved £835

    and not smoked 2852 cigs

    quit 10-10-10 boooom!!!!!!11

  • I

    Present Miss :cool:

  • Hi Jo, Lemsip and my quit day buddy Gary. And Sian (just slipped in there while I was writing.

    Still here, doing 99% well, still some medical problems, but I have just had the first chest infection free winter OF MY LIFE!!!! :D Yippie.......

    Four months, two weeks, five days, 23 hours, 58 minutes and 43 seconds.

    2879 cigarettes not smoked,

    saving £686.59.

    Life saved: 1 week, 2 days, 23 hours, 55 minutes.

    Looking forward to my, sorry OUR next milestone.

  • I'm here, be 5 months on the 18th March.

    I seem to have a problem getting off the niquitine minis now though :( I was practically off them until last month, when we were spending every minute we could with my dying MIL, I jsut kept popping them in and sucking them and now i think i'm kinda addicted to them. I can't get them on prescription anymore so I've been buying them.. dunno how to stop using them :mad:

  • I'm here, be 5 months on the 18th March.

    I seem to have a problem getting off the niquitine minis now though :( I was practically off them until last month, when we were spending every minute we could with my dying MIL, I jsut kept popping them in and sucking them and now i think i'm kinda addicted to them. I can't get them on prescription anymore so I've been buying them.. dunno how to stop using them :mad:

    Hi Karen,

    Glad to hear you are still stopped. As for the Mini's not sure what to suggest apart from the two obvious ones. Stop them tomorrow and have no more (doesn't have to be tomorrow, but yo know what I mean) or gradually cut them down. If you have 10 in a day then tomorrow only allow 9 and so on.

    My friend has been on the gum for a year now so I know they can be tough to break but You have got through so much over the last 5 months without smoking you can defiantely get off those minis.

    Take care

    Sian

  • cazza.

    hi to everyone. hope its ok for me to join the oct 2010 quit group. I smoked 20 to 25 cigarettes a day for 30 years. I gave up on the 26 oct 2010 and am looking forward to reaching my 5th month ciggy free:)yippee. ..must tell the truth though, i still have the odd niquitin mini when i feel a bit stressed but smoking. Any tips on getting to sleep would be much appreciated :confused:keep up the good work everyone x

  • Hi Carol and welcome to the Forum :)

    There's a link in my sig about sleeplessness in ones quit and why we suffer at first. Maybe you could have a read and at least get an understanding of the whys.

    Other than that...no coffee or tea for a while, I stopped coffee for the 2 years in total :eek: Someone else suggested lavender oil on your pillow. When you do waken in the middle of the night try to get into a habit of quietening your mind, don't get involved in the thoughts that constantly go 'round, just empty your mind. If it persists then visit the docs.

    5 months is awesome, Oct 2010 quitters...give yourselves big pats on back :)

  • Thanks cavalier i will have a look at the link regarding sleeplessness. I seem to be tired all day and then come alive after 10 at night. perhaps its time i got myself a night job :rolleyes: seriously though i will have to stop drinking coffee in the evening i think thats my main problem. anyway im still off the fags so doing something right !!!!

  • October 2010 Quitters

    ' I '

    Still quit ! Yay :) & Loving it !

    Quit for 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 10 hours, 25 minutes and 15 seconds (141 days). Cold turkey.

    Saved £562.33 by not smoking 1,980 cigarettes.

    Saved 6 Days and 21 hours of my life.

    My Quit Date: 18/10/2010 13:30

  • Well done everyone, we can do this. I do wonder how the rest of the Oct 2010 group are doing.

    C'mon guys and gals hows the quits going. :)

    My Stats today are....

    I have been quit for 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 hours, 56 minutes and 27 seconds (138 days). I have saved £607.66 by not smoking 2,355 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 hours and 30 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 24/10/2010

  • still alive

    Hey everybody-still alive. Cant believe how many of the octo quitters are left - well done everyone. . Very excited for 6 month mile stone and very confident am gonna get there as weeks are flying by now. no cravings for 3 mths now . OH said something surprising on friday - he said hand on heart he never thought i could do it and id always smoke. in honesty a little bit gutted he dint have faith in me but good to know i can still surprise him after 7 yrs. weddings still on for august in italy (unless he keeps making more comments like fridays lol) to sum up my quit in two words - life changing!! would never have got through it without you guys and no words to say how grateful i am. i will always be indebted to you. Stats are 20 weeks tomorrow 2796 cigs not smoked £805 in my pocket, over a week of life saved, amount of self respect regained - limitless

  • Well done you October 2010 lot, still think you should do an individual thread though to celebrate your unique lunaversaries.....

    Get posting so we can tell you all, just how great you are.

  • Im here :D

    Five months, five days, 23 hours, 20 minutes and 2 seconds. 3159 cigarettes not smoked, saving £753.67. Life saved: 1 week, 3 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes.

    Alive and kicking (that horrible habit)

  • Still hanging in!

    Hi there! Still hanging on even tho just once in a while the urge makes a big wave! Can't believe I will have 5 months done tomorrow! YIPPEE!!!

    Free and Healing for Four Months, Twenty Nine Days, 14 Hours and 25 Minutes, while extending my life expectancy 7 Days and 6 Hours, by avoiding the use of 2094 nicotine delivery devices that would have cost me $758.64.

    CONGRATS to my fellow quitters, we're WINNERS!!!:D

  • sorry not about anymore, i have no computer :(

    Anyway i have made it over 5 months now, i dont even think about it any more.. its like its completely in the past :D

    Take care all

    Snowie xx

  • Congratulations Snowie

    Miss you around here hunni. Get you computer sorted and come keep me company. :D

    Hope you are well.

    Sian xxxx

  • Hi everyone

    Still off them since 18th October 2010 (40 a day)

    nearly € 2,900 that,s shocking.........

    Just don,t do the its only one thing !

    c u in april

    HERBIE

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