Eve to my year quit

Well it's the eve to my year of not smoking. I am shocked that I have got this far as apart from when I stopped smoking when I was pregnant my other quits only lasted a few weeks. I loved smoking and had done it for 20 odd years

It's been one of the hardest things that I have done and at times like all of us non smokers I have been so tempted to light up. But I haven't and I'm so glad I didn't

Honesty all of you that are on your journey it gets better the craving gets better and you cope with it

I was very ill with all the symptoms from bleeding gums, shooting chest pains, Stomach acid, cold face, body aches , not sleeping, the phlem was awfull, being miserable and the worst was anxiety googling every symptom and diagnosing cancer weekly. This all went on for about nine months and in that time I was at my docs weekly crying as I wasn't me and when would I feel normal again. I even gave myself a year of if I wasn't any better then I would buy a pack and start again just to feel normal.

However a year on, no I will never smoke again most symptoms have gone I feel like me, still miserable but I think that may be an age thing!! I'm no longer on acid tablets and the anxity is managable so I'm not googling every thing. My skin is better not so wrinkly and I have saved over two thousand pounds in a year. I'm not panicking when I can fit a fag in how many I can have . It no longer controls my life. I smell better I go out jogging when I can. In fact something happen and I was shocked that my first thought wasn't I need a fag.. The stone I gained in weight is slowly going as my mentabilsm seems to of sorted it's self out.

So if you haven't feel asleep reading this essay it gets better honestly I promise you. Take a day at a time your taking control


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  • Massive Congratulations to you Angeline on your fantastic achievement, a major milestoneπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸŽˆπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ

    Thankyou for sharing this with us and I enjoyed reading about your journeyπŸ‘πŸΌ

    It's encouraging to see your success and that although it's difficult, you did it. A true winner well done😊x

  • Congratulations on the eve of your first anniversary of no smoking! That's an amazing thing to achieve sounds like u have suffered a lot as well which makes ur determination more admirable.

    It is brilliant for me to see someone making it to a year Smokefree. Inspirational. I hope ur withdrawal symptoms are receding and u can enjoy ur new free life.




  • Hi ya Angie :) thankyou sooooo much for sharing this with us :) :) and a fliippin massive great big YIPPYYYYYYYYY DIPPYYYYYYY DOOOOOOOOO to ya for reaching a flippin WHOLE YEAR quit :) :) :)


    Angie, it will be an honour to go catch your new 1 year Winners badge, shine it up and award you with it first thing tomorrow :) :)

    Am just flippin LOOOOOOOOVIN IT :) :) :)

  • That is fantastic Angie, one year a massive achievement and thank you so much for sharing your journeyπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸš­πŸš­πŸš­πŸš­πŸš­

  • hi Angie well done i bet you feel better and your body does hurt when you cough now but just think the more you pack the fags in the better you health will feeling and your bank balance will start to rise, i've been packed in now for 12 years and it feels like i've never smoke before all the best Alan

  • A hearty Congratulations and Happy Anniversary!!!!!!! Thank you so much for your sharing your experience(s)! An honest and encouraging testimony! Have a wonderful second year!

  • Congratulations and well done angeline on your 1 year anniversary πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  • Alright AngieπŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ loved your post.... You inspired me..... Thank you😊

  • Good for you and thanks for sharing! It's been tough! Love this site and support! I'm on my 8 week quit today and shocked that I can say that! :) Have a wonderful weekend!

  • Hi Coco, I hope your well :)

    I am soooooooo sorry you didnt get your new 8 weeks Winners badge :( but we are experiencing some difficulties at the moment and having a job to make your Winners badges stick :o Health Unlocked are making some changes to this forum and as per usual, we seem to get the dreaded gremlins :o :(


    Please, if anybody else hasnt got their rightful Winners badge, then slap the backs of my legs and I will sort it for you :) :)

    Pete :)

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    Fantastic CocoπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜Šx

  • 8 weeks is simply fantastic :) :) I am just so proud of you xx

  • 8 weeks!!! Way To Go!!!!! (PS: Do't be a stranger! )

  • Thanks Will. Hope your weekend was awesome!

    We had a dinner at church and hubby and I kept kids. We had 20 kids and 4 adults. Needless to say we were outnumbered last night. Ha

    But we did have a blast, and I fear one of the little scoundrels may have gotten me sick with a head cold. πŸ˜·πŸ€’

    Have a great evening since our Monday is coming up now. πŸ€“


  • Wooooohooooo angeline, 1 whole year smoke free πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

    I am DELIGHTED for ya, it's a fantastic feeling to reach that amazing milestone😊😊😊😊😊

    Hope your doing something special to celebrate and that you have treated yourself to something nice with all that lolly you've saved πŸ˜ƒπŸš­πŸš­πŸš­πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘

    Thanks for sharing Hun and remember NOPE 😊😊😊😊😊

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