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Worried no more!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Some of you might know this, but I quit smoking on Monday.

I'm already feeling better. I have more energy. I'm breathing easier. And according to SparkSavings, I've already saved $20!

But I was worried. REALLY worried.

The last time I quit (for almost a year and a half), I gained A LOT of weight. That was what tipped the scales, and got me up to 215.

So...I knew it was the right choice. I knew I would be healthier and happier, and that I would save money. But I was still worried.

Tomorrow is my official weigh-in for the 5% challenge. And I've been staring at the scale in dread all week, and imagining myself blowing up like a balloon. I decided to step on the scale, just to see where I was at.

Last week, I was at 166.5. This week...164.5!! I LOST 2 LBS!!

Worried no more!! Even if I do find myself gaining a little - which DOES happen - I can handle it and get myself back on track!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BRADMILL2922 9/17/2013 4:10AM

    That is awesome! Way to go! You will be much happier, healthier, and wealthier for it :)

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DR1939 9/16/2013 10:30AM


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STFRENCH 9/14/2013 7:12PM


2 great achievements! emoticon

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LOOKINGUP2012 9/14/2013 2:07PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Have no fear!

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JAZZEJR 9/14/2013 1:04PM

    WOW!! This didn't just happen by accident. Just keep doing what you're doing; you'll get to goal weight smoke free! Big emoticon

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CANDIK48 9/14/2013 12:35PM

    A huge congratulations to you!!!!! You've just kicked the hardest habit to break!! I quit smoking back in May although I did it with the help of the e-cig products. The change you feel is like night and day with every day brighter and brighter!

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SPARKLINGHOPE 9/14/2013 9:40AM

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FORMYDARLINGS 9/14/2013 4:25AM


Super congratulations, for everything but quitting is the biggest. My quit date is set for Oct. 15 I can hardly wait but know I must as we are moving in 3 weeks. Not an ideal time to quit so the 15th it is. I know you will master this and pledge NOPE ( not one puff ever ) from now on.


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SHARJOPAUL 9/13/2013 5:55PM

    Woo Hoo!

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BLUEROSE73 9/13/2013 3:55PM

    That is awesome to hear. congratulations on quitting smoking.

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CATTUTT 9/13/2013 12:42PM

    Congratulations on quitting! I quit 18 months ago and I'm still amazing at how much better I feel. And double congrats for losing weigh in spite of it!


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DR1939 9/13/2013 9:10AM


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FATTYBOY230 9/13/2013 8:22AM

    I found the key to quitting is never say ill never smoke again. something stressful comes up ..... ask yourself " is smoking a cig. going to help with this situation?. Ive quit many times over the years. My longest was 25 years. 10 years 3 years and currently 9 months 6 days. good luck. smoking sucks.

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BABYBARNEY 9/13/2013 8:21AM

    Congratulations on quitting smoking!!! You are ALREADY becoming healthier....Just focus on small steps & the rest will dietary change at a time!

Keep on sparkin,

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