Checking in and update

Hello everyone, hope all is well..

Just wanted to pop on and see what's happening and to offer an update...Anyone that has met me on here - I didn't drop off!

So. I still haven'smoked. And I feel pretty good - no real cravings I can't control. They are less frequent but more from memory rather than urge...if that makes sense.

I went through what was called "Quitters Flu"? Ugh - 48 hours of feeling like doo-doo...and it was as though no remedy would help...just had to go through it.

I have started a diet - for many reason, cleanse/detox, health, vanity, get back what I name it, it's all there.

Did a run for the first time today as I felt it would be a good test on the lungs. Lungs were not ready! But I pushed anyway. It was only 20 minutes, can't believe I use to do the Insanity program for nearly and hour of brutal butt kicking! So lungs reminded me that I smoked, but also reinforced my quitting. ;-)

Invoked a cough, but good - let's get it out!

Here are my stats as of today:

252 cigarettes not smoked

$131.10 saved

403 hours smoke free (16 days - feels like a month...)

100 hours of life regained

Circulation rejuvenation worth reporting at 20%

Take care everyone!


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  • Well done u keep it up

  • Congrats on your year! Can't wait to be there too.

  • Whoohoo xxris 16 days and kicking nic's butt..... Loving it ๐Ÿ˜Š

    Loving the positivity ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿšญ๐Ÿšญ๐Ÿšญ๐Ÿšญ

  • Thank you for the comment! Anything ugly quitting throws at me, I'm throwing it right back! I see it completely as the uglier it gets, the more reason to quit. Nothing should have this much control. Xx

  • What a great post Xxriss, I am sure this will encourage our new members.

    Thank you. xx :)

  • I hope so and round and round it goes. We are in this together :) xx

  • Well done, hopefully you are on the right track now, and your health will get better and better. Fantastic quit , stay strong :)

  • Thanks! I have a ways to go but I am ahead of where I was 17 days ago :)

  • Great quit you have going there ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿšญ๐Ÿšญ keep up,the great work

  • Thank you much!

  • Way to go keep it up!

  • Thank you :)

  • Fantastic quit, well done Xxriss๐Ÿšญ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

    Thanks for sharing with us๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ˜Š

  • You guys are great, thank you!! :)

  • Well done xxriss on your 16 days quit certainly stats that others will take on board they will be on their calculators now :-) would be interesting to see stats from others because I have looked at mine and thought wow what an incentive to keep me motivated. Keep going your lungs will improve overtime I am planning to start a fitness regime very shortly well when I can get my idle butt off the settee that is :-)

  • Yes the stats are great, if you can post them I'd love to see. Great motivational piece :) I was idle for so long so I get it! If I could add a little to my experience... Since quitting, although I have a ways to go... I have been enjoying the changes, one of which Is taking in fresh air... So being able to inhale it In mounds was incentive to get out there ;-) reminded me of the good old days felt like a kid again! (Well, a rather tall one that could stand to lose the weight of an entire 6 year old...)

  • Hi Xxriss sorry missed your post yesterday ok my stats are:

    Smoke free for 20 days at 11am tomorrow (to be precise) :)

    ยฃ105 saved

    280 cigarettes not smoked

    480 hrs smoke free

    And feeling pretty good :) still :) for now anyways :)

  • Pretty awesome. Good. For. You!!! Those are great stats!! Do you get to see how many hours of life you've gained back? Feels great, doesn't it? What have you noticed since not smoking? And, how long/much were you smoking when you decided to quit?

  • Just worked them out on smoking approx 14 cigarettes a day. I smoked for 31 years and at the moment the main thing I have noticed is smell and taste. I really seem to be able to taste food :-) although that may not be a good thing as I may start eating everything in sight :-D I don't know how to get the info for hours of life saved.

  • Well done keep it up

  • Thank you! :)

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