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Day 14....getting closer to that next milestone

Day 14 :D

Despite a stressful time my cravings are low and manageable and my circulation seems better when I drink lots of water which helps with my legs :). Main challenge is the insomnia which I did suffer from anyhow. It's just worse than ever right now :)

On the positive side my little calculator app advises me I've not smoked 268 (14 packs) cigarettes and saved £104. Minus some little treats and bits, I have £84 sat in my No Smoking jar :). Great progress in 2 weeks. I'm so pleased :)

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Brilliant progress Hun, really well done glad it's getting easier for you :) xx


Brilliant news Lindy :D

It really hits home when you see the number of fags you would've smoked, doesn't it? :eek:

And congrats on the next milestone...new room tomorrow!


Well done you - and all that money saved too ! you've got a really solid quit there :)


Woooohoooo Lindyloo!

Be very proud - 2 weeks is a huge milestone!



You all keep me smiling with your fantastic support :D


Congratulations. It's great isn't it to hit another milestone!! Keep up the good work


Big congratulations Lindy - well done!

I'm finding that imagining all the UN-smoked cigarettes on a table in front of me is quite a good visual motivation on many levels.

It would be a pile of over 200 - absolutely shocking, and disgusting but the very thought of NOT having inhaled, smoked and choked my way through them is quite powerful for me




Thanks Kat, you have been such solid support for me.

Mina, that is a very powerful visual and eeeugh! My poor lungs are thankful for the rest, I have hardly coughed this week which is a huge thing for me after the end I had to last year with the bad chest infection.

The start of week 3 for me tomorrow :D



I got about 4 hrs sleep last night so that was good and when I did wake I was quite fresh, obviously doesn't last long though :).

I've tried relaxation apps, hot baths, lavender, wine (lol) and cutting my caffeine back. I now have some calming chamomile tea to try. My GP did prescribe sleeping pills but after 2 days I binned them as I couldn't function on them.


Ohhh that's a good idea :) I will look into that Kat ;)

I might have a try of some of the herbal remedies too. My insomnia was triggered by a traumatic event that happened when I was sleeping (coming up 5 years ago now). I used to get really distressed by it but now I try not to as it seems to just make it worse. Giving up smoking seems to have 'flared' it a bit although as I said 4 hrs last night isn't too bad for me at all :)


Nice nice nice!!! congrats on the milestone as for the little treats enjoy them having a little reward will help you enjoy the quit.

As for the insomnia been having major issues myself only seem to be sleeping 4-6 hours, think setting a routine that is suitable for you is key. I found that even if i was shattered i would force myself up and stay up throughout the day then i would sleep like a log that night.

Well done on the milestone see you at the next one :D


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