No Smoking Day
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wobbled into month 3

Well its 67 days since my quit and I'm still here even though there have been times when I thought I might not be!! Had a few wobbly days recently which have surprised me at this point but like everyone said - its a rollercoaster of a ride! I guess after so long the initial momentum has dimished somewhat and lead to a bit of a slump where I've started thinking "well I've stopped, so what?". I had a really bad day on Monday where I had my first proper craves for ages. That said it started with my neighbour (who is a crank) pounding on the wall at 7.00 in the morning and well, just wasn't a great day from there. Also, in my annoyance I forgot to take my morning Champix :eek: I won't do that again for a while although I have managed to cut down now. It made me realise how strong the illusion is that a cig makes you feel better as the day sorely tested me. I'm proud to say I cam through it though :D

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Well done on staying strong JoC and congrats on 67 days, fantastic achievement and it would certainly be a shame to see all that hard work go to waste.

I know exactly how you feel though - recently I have started to think "I've stopped, now what?" - This is where reading other peoples comments in months 4,5 and 6 have helped me. The way I see it is that this quitting smoking is always going to be a daily grind for a few months to come - some days are easier than others, it’s that simple.

I think the key message for people like ourselves who are around 60 days quit is to not become complacent because one puff will see us falling fast.

Keep it going.



Well done JoC on getting here :)

I still have wobbly days too, I guess it's all par for the course.

I just remind myself that I had bad days when I smoked as well. And smoking never made it go away, like a magic wand.


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