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I Quit

Sunday, January 22, 2012

I quit smoking cigarettes again emoticon and this time I did it cold turkey. I basically threw away the smokes and threw myself into working out and being healthy. I've quit once before in the past but picked it back up when the going got tough. When I quit the last time I used Chantix which worked great until my supply was finished. So this time around I'm doing it naturally. Thankfully I didn't suffer from withdrawal and I can honestly say that I don't miss it. It was a real nasty addiction emoticonthat was really unattractive and unhealthy.

This was the only time that quitting was acceptable emoticon
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  • TBASS100
    Great job. I did it 4 years ago before I dropped my weight. I used it for an excuse to lose weight instead of what everyone else does.

    My motto I always remember it the only cigarette I need to avoid is the first one. That is the one that always got me to go back to smoking.

    It will not be easy, but I will say a prayer for you to have strength during this time.

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    3392 days ago
  • AGENTMNA
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  • JEN40311
    Thanks Platinum, this journey is something and I feel so inspired. emoticon
    3398 days ago
  • PLATINUM755
    emoticon ...I'm still fighting that fight myself. You go gurl! This healthy lifestyle journey is doing wonderful things way beyond just losing weight. I right behind you! emoticon
    3399 days ago
  • JEN40311
    That's a wonderful idea about the money, I will definitely do that. Congrats on 20yrs being smoke-free. emoticon
    3399 days ago
  • IMEOWASWELL
    Great! It will be a one day at time thing for a while. I did that about 20 yrs ago and haven't had a cigarette since.

    Why don't you reward yourself every day by putting what you would have spent on cigarettes in a jar and spend it once a month on something you always said you couldn't afford.

    I did that and went on a 3 week holiday.

    3399 days ago
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