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I quit smoking....sorta

Sunday, August 18, 2013

I have been smoking since I was 16. As my activity increases, I need my lung capacity back!

I have been struggling to quit for the past 3 months. I am now in a guilt-filled on again/off again relationship with cigarettes.

A friend of mine said something that made me smile:

Only when you quit for good can you truly unleash your inner athlete....the one that has been very good so far at reaching new milestones!

"unleash my inner athlete" - I like that!

So, as I feel the cravings set in I think about her....that inner athlete. I also think about my goal of completing a sprint triathlon...triathletes don't smoke! I will focus on my goals...on wanting them more than the cigarette.

Some gum and pretzels won't hurt either!

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KELLEY106 8/19/2013 8:21AM

    Of course you can do it

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68ANNE 8/18/2013 8:30PM

    I am seven yrs free and I know you can do it!

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MOTHEPRO 8/18/2013 4:27PM

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BE-THE-CHANGE 8/18/2013 4:00PM

    You can do it!

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SUMMIT^SEEKER 8/18/2013 2:02PM

    Good for you - keep that positive thinking! You can do it!

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THROOPER62 8/18/2013 11:35AM

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KKKAREN 8/18/2013 10:32AM

    I quit cold turkey about 4 years ago. It was the best decision of my life. I feel great. Keep on trying you'll get there if you truly want to unleash that inner athlete and you'll feel and breathe so much better.

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