Hey, just a quick post to anyone who is feeling a bit low or struggling, I realise I have along way to go as I've only been smoke free for two months but I'm feeling such a huge difference already. It was hard at first but I love that I can exercise now without the feeling of 'what's the point when I'm a smoker'. Whether its walking up the stairs or attempting a run or a keep fit video that awful tightness in my chest and the gasping for breath seems to be disappearing by the day. When I've finished exercising my body feels great! And one of the great things is I'm more often wishing that I could pop my trainers on as opposed to popping out for a cigarette, I suppose it's reconditioning your mind from wanting one thing to wanting another (this is not to say I don't wish I could have one every now and again). Anyway if your thinking about getting on with the exercise - you should! It really helps! x
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