Slow, steady, with shield raised... smoking was so last month!

I think as of 1530h today, Rooooooooooooom Upgraaaaaaaaaaade! So I'm showing up a few hours early. Congrats to everyone not smoking today or making the decision to quit. Still on a bumpy road, but I am one twelfth of the way down it towards the penthouse. Hoping this stretch is a bit easier than the last. My anger is few and far between now. Craves are strongest at work still. I have made it through a few drinking nights with my smoking buddy, so that trigger is diminished now. Plagued by random sore throats, head-aches, an ever expanding belly, coughing up stuff randomly at inopportune times, dread and mourning. So, I am not fully sure things are getting better as of yet, but I am becoming more aware of what is going on and more practiced in saying NO. I will not smoke today. I will breathe for me.

Vike

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  • I'm with you both and all the way to the penthouse. Hope the others join us soon so we can celebrate :-)

  • Completed a whole calender month yesterday and now just starting month 2 with you guys.

    Well done, keep breathing the fresh air :)

  • Such positive posts!

    Fab, just fab... :)

  • I think as of 1530h today, Rooooooooooooom Upgraaaaaaaaaaade! So I'm showing up a few hours early. Congrats to everyone not smoking today or making the decision to quit. Still on a bumpy road, but I am one twelfth of the way down it towards the penthouse. Hoping this stretch is a bit easier than the last. My anger is few and far between now. Craves are strongest at work still. I have made it through a few drinking nights with my smoking buddy, so that trigger is diminished now. Plagued by random sore throats, head-aches, an ever expanding belly, coughing up stuff randomly at inopportune times, dread and mourning. So, I am not fully sure things are getting better as of yet, but I am becoming more aware of what is going on and more practiced in saying NO. I will not smoke today. I will breathe for me.

    Vike

    It's bin 50 days for me today but having a rate ruff day of it today.. But I will get there

  • Way to go everyone! Stay strong and enjoy your freedom today!

  • Well worth a bounce this thread.

    Not long before you reach the hall of Valhalla Vike!!!

    :)

  • I will not smoke today. This mantra has been keeping me strong. Bored, angry, depressed, saddened... Nothing is making me crack. I will go to sleep smoke free again tonight. Congratulations to everyone not smoking today... Good luck to the new quitters and good job to the ones still going. We are all awesome.

    Vike

  • Good lad, yes we %^&*ing well are!

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