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Checking in - Still here!

Hi everyone. Just logged in for a quick catch up and I'm pleased to see that some familiar names are still here. I passed the ten month mark at the end of March. Quite shocked I made it actually! Most days are easy, don't really crave. Sometimes I think stuff like 'I will just wash up then I'll have a quick fag', before thinking 'Oh, I don't smoke'. It's like I forget briefly. I am fine drinking now but a little edgy if I am on a night out with just smokers - which happened last Saturday so I left early.

I had my car MOT'd last week and lots needed doing. Pretty sure the mechanic was a smoker! Not smoking in my car, obviously, but I could smell stale fags, yuck!

Warmer weather coming up which I'm looking forward to, last year I wouldn't sit out in the sun because I associated that with smoking, I'm hoping that won't be a problem any more. :):D

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It's nice to hear from someone further on in their quit it's very encouraging for us newer quitters. You'll be in the penthouse soon


Welcome back. I reach day 200 in 7 days and agree that you can't afford to be complacent.You are on the home straight now.


Thanks Spanisheyes and well done Graham, 200 days is great going. I just had a quick count up as haven't been keeping track and I'm on day 313 today, it goes so fast! :)


Wow how fantastic all the hard work paying off, I can see the twinkle of the pent house waiting for you.

I,m cheering you home all the way, well done


Hi Nicky39! Congratulations on 10 months!!! I forgot how the change in seasons can affect a person's quit- I was on my guard my entire first year and I'm still afraid to drink after a year and a half almost!!! I am sometimes caught off guard (and then pretty proud of myself) when situations come up that I used to respond to by smoking and now I don't even think about it until well afterward or when I see someone else do it- so for all newbies who might read this just know that it's true that it does get better as time goes on!!! See you soon in the penthouse!!


Great job Nicky! The smell of stale fags is truly bothering, I think we could smell it as smokers as well, but it wasn't so intense! Yuck indeed!

I can smell fresh or stale fags on a mile now though, I feel like a smoke detector! I bet it's same with you ;)


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