Hi Everyone - as you can see from my Title and Username, I am hoping Thirteen is lucky for me? I had my last cigarette at exactly 3.13pm today, nearly 3 hours ago and obviously it's too early, but I feel ok so far! I had this notion that giving up the evil weed at 3.13 on 13/3/13 was a novel but positive idea, especially on No Smoking Day. I found this website a few days ago, so planned to stop today.
I live in Gibraltar, having left the UK 7 years ago. The problem here is 20 Lambert & Butler cigarettes (I used to smoke) are only £2.19 a packet and I was smoking around 25 a day! Even so, that is still around £I7.50 a week and I'm going to put £2.50 every day into a jar that I can see! I plan to re-visit Thailand in January 2015, so in 21 months I will have saved around £1,600 for a 'free' holiday, thanks to giving up cigarettes and feel this target will spur me on? I also have a bad wheeze, constant sore throat and vile taste in my mouth, I need to do this for my health, especially now in my mid-fifties.
I want to stop, I have made my mind up to stop and am absolutely determined to succeed, but would welcome any thoughts or support you might offer, as I know this won't be easy!!