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It's getting harder to remember...

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It's getting harder to remember why or how I was able to smoke 20 cigarettes a day.

At this point, a pack a day seems like a LOT of cigarettes - and yet, that has almost always been my consumption when I smoked.

Twenty times a day I had a craving? How could this be?

I know I liked one when I got up in the morning, and with my coffee, and after each meal, and once or twice in the morning and afternoon, and once or twice in the evening, but even so, that doesn't add up to 20!

I suppose I should include the ones with the phone calls, the ones when I'm taking out the trash or whatever, the one or two after sex (:)) but still, 20?

Seriously? 20?

Well, I know it was true, and I find it a sign of progress that I can't imagine how I could have twenty occasions to smoke a cigarette in a day - let alone in every day.

Just a thought!

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Thanks for this, what a target for us all to reach eh? I am just 1 month in so i can remember vividily the times i smoked. In fact, come to think of it, it was all pretty routine actually. What a dull and boring existence that was - no sponteneity or deviance form the norm - just cigs dictating my day.

Great post this, has me thinking which i like.

Cheers

Well said Dgee :)

that certainly is something to think about

keep up the good work

:D

Carol

I get where ur cuming from. I was a smoker of 30 and now I think about it how did I ever get anything done. I must of spent most of my day rolling fags and sitting on my back step.

I smoked with everything I did cooking cleaning. Drinking coffee. I Wounder why it used to take me ages clean up the house. Clean the toilet have a fag. Clean the sink have a fag.

And cooking a meal chop the onions have a fag. I think you all get where I'm coming from.

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One or two after sex.

Were you trying to make 2 minutes seem like 10 DGee :D

Of course! :o

What a dull and boring existence that was - no sponteneity or deviance form the norm - just cigs dictating my day.

Great post this, has me thinking which i like.

Cheers

I totally identify with this, Magic. At the centre of everything I did (or didn't) do was my 'need' for a cigarette. And how liberating it is to have thrown off those chains. There's a big, big world out there and sooooo much to see and smell and hear and experience and enjoy, and it is oh so much easier without having to factor in a time and place in which to light up a fag.

Sue

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Amen to that Sue (and I'm not even religious!!);)

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