Feeling like a grown up!: Day 11 today... - No Smoking Day

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Feeling like a grown up!

Incy_Wincy4 Years Smoke Free

Day 11 today yeeeehaaaa!

This morning I've notice d that everythning I do feels more purposeful, and I feel more efficient doing things.

I had a quick think about this, and I reckon it's because I'm not constantly thinking 'after I've done this I'll have a smoke'. It's like little tasks like doing my hair or even feeding the cat are an end in themselves, achievements, without being a thing I have to get through before I can smoke. SDes this make sense?

=ps excuse the typos, my delete key is buggered, adn I'm in too much of a rush to bash it hard enough to make it work! Will propbably edit later after work!

Happy Mopnday one and all xx

9 Replies

Are you sure it's because of your delete key, or have you been sneaking an early morning tipple or two? :p

Your title made me smile because I'm sure many people actually started smoking to make themselves look grown up and here you are turning that notion on its head :)

It's a very good sign that you are beginning to eliminate the thoughts and needs of "reward cigarettes". We all had them, you know, when I've finished this I'll have a cigarette or I've got to do this, I'll just have a cigarette before I start.

Psychologically, you are beginning to strip away the myth that is smoking and seeing it for what it really is, a self fulfilling habit. Take away the first hit of nicotine and you start to eliminate the craves that inevitably followed because of it.

Have a great day at work, it's bitterly cold where I am, but I no longer have to freeze my extremities off to get my half hourly fix - and neither do you! :)

Incy_Wincy4 Years Smoke Free in reply to nsd_user663_42220

Staying in the warm - isn't it great Captain?

I hadn't thought about the irony of my title...I'm just subconsciously really clever :D

Magic IW. You are definitely a "grown up", especially having to go to work. :)

Incy_Wincy4 Years Smoke Free in reply to nsd_user663_4558

Ah, but i work with pre-schoolers, so don't have to act like a grown up all the time... ;)

I totally understand that....its scary how much I used to wish for more hours in the day not realising if I stopped smoking I would automatically have them....I am actually more relaxed not smoking ?? Enjoy the day :-D

great post incy, happy monday to you too, enjoy your day :)

Well done!!! Sounds like that realisation is a major milestone! All these achievements really do add up...hope I can say same before too long! Stay strong! Xx

Jess91000 Days Smoke Free

Well done Incy, here's to going into week 3 x

Incy_Wincy4 Years Smoke Free

Thanks so much everyone :) It did feel a bit like a magic moment this morning. And the day continued to be positive except for when I bruised my ankle like a clumsy clot.

Hope everyone else has had good days too xx

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