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First holiday as a non smoker!


And it was a complete success!!!!

First holiday abroad since giving up and if I am honest I was quite concerned about it, could smell smoke around the pool all day every day and sometimes I liked the smell :eek:

Knew for a fact that I wasn't going to cave but still a bit put out that 19 months down the line I could still feel like that :mad::(

Anyway, am very very proud of myself and perhaps one day I won't be bothered at all by it :D

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I was never in doubt, you did great , massive acheivement . So pleased for you. And yes I must admit I sometimes like the smell.

Brilliant and do hope holiday was great:)

Well done Hellerscatch, though I didn't doubt you for a minute :)

I don't think you (or any of us come to that) should worry about still liking the smell of fresh tobacco. I think it is genuinely actually quite a nice smell and I have several friends who have never smoked who like it too. There's a vast difference between objectively liking the scent of fresh tobacco and wanting to smoke (or actually smoking). Of course, the smell of stale tobacco is yuk...

I hope you enjoyed your holiday. I bet you're all tanned and relaxed aren't you? :)

Thank you both x

Unfortunately I have infected prickly heat and am in a right state with it. Went to doc today and he put me on antibiotics and steroid cream :(

Still had a good smoke free holiday thought x

Thanks Netti, when I could see the cigarette being smoked it didn't bother me but if it was the smell that wafted past, it did :confused: x

Well done for making it through :D:D:D xxxx

Thank you x


Great to hear you enjoyed your holiday. Another 'first done', hols without a cig!

Never doubted you for a second. Well done my love.

Fi x

Well done to you! Glad you had a great holiday x

Thanks everyone, I am rather proud of myself :D

Thanks Max and a great big well done to you too :D

I found myself watching people smoke around the pool and was intrigued at how ridiculous the whole thing looks :rolleyes: all those years I thought I looked good :eek: ha ha! X

What won it for me was sitting with the family in a pretty cafe in an old medieval town out there and supping on a coffee ,eating a cake when some old slapper lights up a Silk Cut a few tables away and the foul stench drifts over my grub-Not good!!!:rolleyes: and I thought-Jeez I used to do that and nobody ever I did complain-and she stubbed it out :p

Love the fact that you've done that to people your whole life and then you complain. That's brilliant.

Una you are quite right and that was poor form to call her that :o I must admit I have become a bit of an anti-smoking Nazi these days :eek: and tend to regard many smokers as sad addicts who should pull themselves together and not let their disgusting addiction affect other people- which of course is NOT the truth of smokers,as we all know-but I find myself slipping sometimes into that mindset-sorry :)

What a ridiculous attitude that is.

Live and let live.

Well done Heller, I found my recent holiday easier without constantly thinking about my next fag, was in the uk though, I'm sure it's much harder abroad without the bans we have here :)

Thanks Nicky, funnily enough everyone went outside to smoke, I have no idea if it is the law over there but never saw one ashtray in an indoor cafe or restaurant! :D

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