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GOOD MORNING EVERYONE.

hi everyone, Hope your all ok. I was up early this morning and so was andie.

Cathryn hope your ok. If you want to take your mind of those piggies , spend half an hour reading through last nights blogs. We are really silly but mean well and support each other.

Poor Pete sure you must have given up on all us women, after last night. wait till Lenne gets going. Love to you all. xx

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Good Morning People Just back from Portugal still not smoking can not believe its now 7 weeks and 3 days How are you doing Pete Got my London to Brighton bike ride next weekend so should be able to breathe this time Hope things are good for all of you and keep up the excellent work

Regards

Garry

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Morning Garry, Well done with the no smoking, absolutely brill. Hope Portugal was good for you. Bet Pete will be glad your back, think he needs a bit of support ,with all us women nagging at him. catch up later.

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Morning Garry - I thought you went to the Isle of Wight? :o

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Isle of Wight 2 days with big black labrador and wife returned home for 3 days then 7 days in Portugal (Without Dog) Out of the two trips i enjoyed Isle of Wight more as Portugal wasn't for me Hows things with you? Are still smoke free?

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Good Morning Everyone :-)

It's absolutley pickling it down here again today, I don't envy anybody who smokes and has to go outside to do so!

Is there anything in particular that you lovely folk would like to see posted on here today? I shall have a little think and see what information I have that you might find useful.

Thanks for starting the day off for us Jillygirl, it's really helpful. Especially if I'm not at my desk first thing in the morning :-)

Well done to you Garry, thats brilliant that you have a smokefree holiday away under your belt now. Bet you are well made up with yourself. Quite rightly so too. :-) Can I just check with you about your quit date then, was it Monday 16th April? Let me know and I'll update our new post with where everybody is up to on :-)

Speak to you in a bit :-)

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Could do with some more ideas for snacking when we get the nasty urge. So far melon. diced carrots, nuts (apart from me and Pete)lol.

Catch up later on.

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How about you wash & dry the melon seeds then you eat these - you need to probably split then with your teeth. My Mum always did this (probably had a fag on whilst doing it though! :o ) and they taste quite nice. It is VERY time consuming and gives you something to do with your hands. :)

Pete, I guess the calories will be the same as nuts & sunflower seeds but I don't think you'd eat so many in one hit! :D :D

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Hey andi might just try the melon seed idea. Without the piggies though. Wonder if pete has any ideas. It was pete who got me on to the diced carrots. see ya later.

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Morning Emjay

Hope you are well Yes quit date was April 16th Thanks again for your support and Help i would not have given up for so long without the support of all on this site Thanks Again

Garry

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Nice to see you back Garry and brilliant that you managed your first holiday without a fag! Congratulations - I bet you felt FREE!! :)

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Morning everyone weather is not to good here today but at least it's not raining, good idea about snacks Jillygirl, i'm fed up eating like a rabbit lol :) hope you had a great holiday Garryg, brilliant that you stayed smoke free, i find that time harder cause i'm not doing as much, have a great bike ride :) don't know how you can manage that, good on you :)

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Thanks Sue52 Bike ride is for the british heart fundation it's 56 miles did it last year in 6.30hours my son and two friends are also taking part booked The Grand Hotel in Brighton for a nice overnight sleep It's also raining here when will we get more than 4 days of sun?

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Hi Garryg that's amazing, i couldn't make it to the end of my street, there again i'd be too scared of the traffic, hope you make loads of money for your charity :)

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Hi Sue , hope your ok. Know what you mean about eating like a rabbit. andi told me to dry the melon seeds and try them . Still a bit like the rabbit food though. might try it just for a change. take care love. x

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Hi Jillygirl don't know about melon seeds, i gave up earlier and had a packet of crisps lol, know i shouldn't but one packet should be ok, fell asleep there had a bad night, i need hit over the head to sleep lol, hope you have a great day :)

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me too i cant sleep . tried everything. nowt works.

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Maybe we should get night jobs and at least make money from our sleeplessness, don't think that's a word lol

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sounds good to me., see you later off to docs . about my swollen ankles. not lack of sleep. prob wont do anything but its worth asking. At least can have a rest in the waiting room.

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Hope it goes well for you Jillygirl :)

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Andi, Still missed them but yes i did feel a bit smug as my wife still smokes as do both my sons so i brought back 600 Marlbourgh Lites (Still awaiting payment lol ) But it was nice knowing they were not for me, I did take a ecig with me but never used it Hows things with you?

Garry

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Morning Emjay and everyone. It's p***ing down here too and supposed to be really windy later! :P

Had a good PT session this morning - no running but he had me boxing a punchbag (watch out Pete!! ;-) :D :D get your running shoes dusted off!). I found it quite difficult cos I couldn't stop laughing and kept getting told off :o He said "punch him in the hooter" so I said "he's a bit of a short-arse!" - nearly hit him in the hooter when he doubled up laughing!! :D :D

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Cor, busy on here this morning - must be the naff weather - at least everything works! Must go and get my lunch now - am starving after that session. :o

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Hi andi that made me laugh with your punc him in the hooter. glad it was all ok. Well i said this morning didnt know what the weather was going to do , Yeah! its P ************ing down. Enjoy your luinch.

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Afternoon everyone, and yer it's persisting it down here tooooo :(

Andi, i dont have to dust my running shoes off gal, cus i know that you couldnt knock the skin off a rice pudding :D :D never mind you punchin me on the hooooota ha ha wooooops just fell off my chair!!!!

Emjay is she allowed to say that ?? -erm word after short- ???? And i hope she was talkin about the punchbag!!

Huh its gettin rite common on this site, it is. :P

Pete :D :D

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Hi Pete hope your doing great staying off those piggies today, you had me falling of my chair laughing there :) just what i need today, this is my dads birthday, keep strong Pete :)

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Hi ya Suepagal, and yes i'm feeling great today,and staying off them piggies, thankyou very much for asking, :)

I hope you've got everything sorted out now, so that you can relax a bit gal, and get your feet up and have a nodd, tell you what Sue if you cant nodd, just ask Emjay how she does it, :D

Keep in there gal, cus i know your strong!! :)

Pete :)

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Hi Pete nearly got everything done waiting on insurance coming through and some other stuff, gonna have a weekend away when it's all finished, maybe the different air will help me sleep lol, glad your doing great today :) x

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Aup Emjay, you just gettin better & better at it gal, i just dont think i can fault you gal, you must have a right comfy chair in your office, to nodd off in all mornin, :D but you just got to put some more thought into your excuses, cus there wearin a bit thin now!! :P

As for my quit date-- i'm sure you have got it right Emjay, :) :) that flippin Andi dont know what she's talkin about, huh the 30th May, i ask you!!!!

Rite time i wasnt here!! :D

Pete :)

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Hiya everyone! Hope you're all okay, not getting too wet in this typical Brit weather eh wot wot! Got some ideas for nibbles when you need help with cravings, if you really want crisps try replacing with special k mini breaks. Low fat, crunchy. tasty and if you have more than one bag who cares- if you were on Weight Watchers for example one bag of these is only 2 points whereas a pack of monster munch is 6 to give you an example :)

Healthier snacks I'd include grapes, saltanas (dried fruit in moderation if you're worried about your weight), and what really got me through the first week and has become a habit I have kept is chugging back water like there's no tomorrow. My kidneys say yay! Softmints are epic too.

Lots of love and hugs to you all, keep smiling :) xxx

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Hi Lenne thanks for that will def switch to the special k, sorry you all have rain we've had the sun all day :), i think we're getting rain tomorrow though, hope your having a great day :) xx

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Hey Sue! I love the rain, makes me happy. I am a bit weird ;) The special k minibreaks have chocolate bits in it I think so a bit naughty but nice. Love and hugs! xx

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Sounds yummy i love chocolate lol love and hugs x

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Hiya Lenne, sounds like your ok gal with this flamin June weather!! :)

Why dont you start another snacking blog off ?? it sounds like you have some good ideas gal :)

Luv ya and loads of huggs, and keep smoke free eh.

Pete :)

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Pete, my little flower! How are you? *hugs* I have the attention span of a gnat so anything I start blogwise I will probably forget to maintain haha!

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Hey Lenne, fab suggestions :-) I've just popped another healthy eating blog up so why not put your suggestions over there? :-)

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Where???? this site aint half flippin slow sometimes gal !!

I hope your ok Emjay, cus you look it anyway!! :)

Pete :)

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Cool! Will have a look for it and add some stuffs :)

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hi lenne , hope your ok love. will try the special k . sounds good and different. Already having gallons of water. lets see if anyone else suggests anything. cheers love.

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Hey Jilly! Doing great thanks, yourself? It's good weather to drink loads of water (well when it's warm not pouring lol). Think I might check out the WeightWatcher's website for some more snacky ideas to add to the mix! Love and hugs! xx

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Hi Jillygirl, i hope it went alright at the docs for you, and about the not sleeping, just ask Emjay what sort of chair she has in her office!!!! :D

As for dried mellon seeds, never herd that one before!! do you trust Andi :o do you think she's all there gal?? :| i shall go and have a look, and see what i can find out about them, i will just go and say hi to Garry first.

see you soon Pete :)

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Hi pete, just got back from the docs. This oedema thing swollen ankles is no joke. Told to drink lots of water and exercise. Good job i am retired, as thats all i seem to do nowadays. I started this regime with the no smoking , seems its all rolled into one. Anyway get this pete, \i have to wear surgical stockings, Hubby says bet there not full length ones. lol.

So now i will feel like an old codger. Ok for you YOUNG man. xxxx

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Aup Jillygirl, for one thing your ''NO'' old codger gal, your not!!

So your hubbies takin the micky is he!!!! hmmmm, rite got it gal, this is what you do!! :D surgical stockings!! put them on your hubby--- get your felt-tip-pens out--- get drawing!!!! :) simple eh!! then you will have the grooviest surgical stockings ever :D

You never know you might start a trend!!

And will keep you occupied tonight :)

Pete :)

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Hey Pete, you really cheer me up. As for the felt tips not a bad idea. If it works i might start selling on E Bay .

how about:-

OVER 60 then bring some fun into your life

with trendy surgie stockings!

Do you think it would work? Yer right it wouldnt,would it.?

See you later, and well done keeping off them there piggies. luv ya. xx

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Hi Garry, glad you had a nice holiday, and a smoke free one toooo!! :) aint half missed you pal, them flippin gals had a rite go at me yesterday, could have done with your help!!!!

London to Brighton next weekend eh, i would like to come with you on that one pal, but my bikes gone wonky!! :o and i dont get very far on my rowing machine either!! :| Good luck and i hope everything goes to plan, :) I will be cheering you on pal. Speak soon Pete :)

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Good afternoon everybody, just got back home, made a cup of tea and caught up with the chat.

Pete, you've got me falling off my chair again - I think you've got back to form. :D :D BUT, what about that revised quit date? I thought you were 4 weeks behind me now!!! (Check back your blogs :P )

Sue, loved your comment about the crisps lol.

Lenne, nice comment about the snacks - the only problem there is that they don't DO the savoury thing like crisps do! ;-)

Jilly, have you ever had to put those things on before? - it might build up your muscles trying to get them on every morning! :o :X

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Hi Andi hope you had a great day, don't know how you can do all that exercise, i'm lucky to have the energy to get up in the morning lol, it's brill that you can though, crisps are my problem i love them too much, i try not to buy them very often now, only way i can not eat them lol, keep strong and keep smiling x

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Getting up early's easy as you were discussing earlier with Jilly - it's that not sleeping thing that I think we've got with age (among other things :o ) Dunno about the energy - suppose it's cos I don't have much else to do (at the expense of the housework and gardening but as it's only me - who cares?! ;-) )

I had stopped buying crisps but succumbed last week after the day of the hula hoop discussions! :D :D

ps those Pom Bears really hit the spot too.

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Never seen pom bears must look out for those, have no energy, think i need my tablets altered, i have autoimmune thyroiditis, oops sorry underactive thyroid, getting my support sites mixed up, i do that all the time, hope you manage to get a good sleep tonight :) love and hugs x

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Hi andi, Yes i know what you mean about putting those stockings on, I used to be a carer and I hated putting them on my patients.

Well like you I am up early so maybe give me time to struggle with them.

Better get my inhalator ready, bound to want a ciggy when I struggle.

Will let you know as they have to order them in. will be saturday, so if the air is blue over yorkshire you will know why.

cheers love.

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Aup Jillygirl, just wondered if us old boys can get these stockins as well, and what lengths do they come in???? :D hey they dont go wrinkly do they???? :D

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Will let you know pete. keep you warm on your bike. and no there not wrinkly, might be if hubby gets em first.

bet your glad garry is back to support you.

we have been pretty good today or have we?

off to get into the bath now and have a lovely soak .

so night god bless and thanks for cheering me up. xx

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Hey Jillygirl, you cheer me up gal, :D and yes you have all been good ''Ladies'' today. You have a nice soak in the bath gal, and a good night to you tooooo, and a long sleep!! :D

Pete :)

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Haven't we been here before and someone got a nickname of Nora if I'm not mistaken? :D

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Sorry Pete, have now checked and your date has now been corrected. ;-)

Cor that wind's really starting to get up outside!

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I might be a nutter Andi, but i am honest gal, just jokin thats all, :)

Yes it gives high winds coming, up to 70mph, you will have to watch your hair do gal!!!! :D

speak soon Pete :)

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Andi--Andi where you gone gal, come back allllllll is forgiven!!

Hey you not havin a couple of crafty ones around next door are you ???? :D you come and give me hell gal, i will even let you punch my hoooooter if you want :o honest i will!!!!

Pete :)

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Tried posting earlier and it came up with an error so gave up in disgust and went and got my dinner! Seems to be ok at the mo. So will go back and do my missed post to Sue. Back in a bit. :)

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Crafty ones next door? my eye!! (not like you with all your outhouses!!! :P

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What outhouses???? i might have a garage

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just tried to download an image, but it would'nt let me :( it had got a hoooooter on it :D

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a hooter? :o

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Ref my blog post pt session this morning! Nite nite Lenne x

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Ahhh hehe!!! Sleep well have lovely dreams! xx

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I'm exhausted now from laughing so much and feel I need a lie down with a bar of chocolate so I'm signing off for tonight.

Well done one and all for succeeding in having another piggie-free day and thanks to everyone for keeping me (and I'm sure everybody) cheered up as usual, especially Pete, you were really on form today! :)

Nite nite everybody and sleep well. :)

Andi xxxxxx

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I wish you all have a good nights sleep tonight, try and get a lay in, rest is good for you!! :)

Its getting right windy here now too, rain has stoped. :)

Nite nite everyone, sweet dreams, not literally though eh :D

Pete :)

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I'm off to bed to nite everyone xx

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Evening all just thought I'd pop on a thank people for there kind words on my blog yesterday and today x x great crew we have on here x

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