A Year * Woo-hoo * Made it to the Penthouse

Well, officially at 9pm tonight ... Looking forward to joining the party ...

I don't know what to say that others haven't already said, so I'll just repeat a few bits as reassurance for those earlier in their journey:

[*]360 days ago, I thought I'd never be able to live without my cigs

[*]Some time later, I realised that I could

[*]Reinforce your decision every day

[*]Pat yourself on the back for your efforts

[*]Remember that Practice Makes Perfect

[*]Remember - NOPE

[*]Not smoking, and not thinking about it all the time, becomes the norm

[*]It DOES get easier

[*]There are plenty of wonderful people on here who are living proof that it CAN be done, no matter how bad it seems some days

Ladies and Gents - I couldn't have done it without you!

Nuff said! Good luck and best wishes to all of you! :D

Sx

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  • :D:DCongratulations!!!!!:D:D

    I hope the penthouse is great! Are you doing something wonderful or going to treat yourself to something to celebrate?

  • Welcome my friend!

    Get in!

    Welcome to the Penthouse! I have been waiting for you and I am soooo pleased you are now here. Did not doubt you for a minute Shazza, although we had our moments didn't we.It is a rollercoaster this quitting lark.

    Really really well done Shazza!:):):)

  • Ooh well done Shazza!!

    You must feel so proud of yourself, and it's lovely to see that it *can* be done :D

  • Ladies - thank you.

    Trea - I always have treats on Sundays, generally involving food and wine - perhaps just a bit more today! :eek: It's still quite chilly here, but it's dry and the sun is shining brightly. So I'm going to spend the next couple of hours doing outside stuff and breathing in lungfuls of crisp fresh air. I think hubby and I are about to attempt first mow of the lawn this year - now its no longer under a pool of water!

    Gemma - yes, proud as punch. It really is mind over matter - be unashamedly stubborn and pig-headed!

    Hazel - my quit bud and Mrs Support for everyone. :D Oh yes, it's an up and down journey with its up and down moments. But hon, we did it! So pleased to be joining you - looking forward to that tiller dance, hot tub and bubbly later with you and Mags and all the others too numerous to mention.

    Yaaay :D

    Sx

  • Thank you Max. You're doing a grand job and you WILL get here.

    OMG - my quit stats for the (almost) last year:

    5467 cigarettes not smoked

    Saving £1,914.00.

    Life saved: 2 weeks, 4 days, 23 hours, 35 minutes.

    :eek: Not sure where the £2K is :confused:

  • Well done! Can't wait to join you there!

  • :D:D:D

    And a one and a two and a three whoop eeehhh:)

    Very well done to you my dear X

    Now, get in line, high kicks and frilly knicks.

    Warmest welcome

    Mags XXX

  • Thanks Jamora - you'll be there soon x

  • :D:D:D

    Now, get in line, high kicks and frilly knicks.

    Will do! Good to see you. :D

  • Well Done Shazza !

    It's brilliant to see how many make it to the Penthouse, it shows that it can be done, thank you :D

    Molly x

  • Thanks Molly - see you in here soon! :D

  • You betcha you'll be seeing me in just under 6 months time, I can't wait :D

  • Congratulations!!!!! :o

    Im almost there too :rolleyes: It has been a roller coaster of a ride

  • Yolande ... and Doodle ...

    Thank you for your kind words. Rollercoaster - yes - although I do believe they are actually more fun! :eek:

    Look forward to seeing you both in the Penthouse :D.

  • Rogue, Karri, Lostie

    Thank you all. Yep, it sure does feel good to have got here! :D

    Sx

  • Brilliant effort and many congratulations.

  • Esso - lovely to hear from you and thank you. Not long for you now either! :)

  • Shazza

    Brill, so pleased to see you in the penthouse. Well done you. It's the only place to be

  • Congratulations :)

  • Well done to you! I am the one propping up the bar with a nice red wine! what's your tipple? but good for you. It will be the best thing you have ever done, it was for me. xx

  • Shazza

    Brill, so pleased to see you in the penthouse. Well done you. It's the only place to be

    Aitch - I hope you're well. Thank you so much. You were one of the first to welcome me on here when I was a mere 55 days quit. Where did 10+ months go between then and now?!? Thank you. :D

  • Isolde - thank you. :) Good luck to you too. :)

  • Well done to you! I am the one propping up the bar with a nice red wine! what's your tipple? but good for you. It will be the best thing you have ever done, it was for me. xx

    Betty - LOL - mine's a red wine too - by the box load please!! :eek: Thank you for your kind wishes. It's great, isn't it. I'm sooo pleased to be here! x :D x

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