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Started Sep-30 by StruggleHard; 7524 views.
StruggleHard

From: StruggleHard

Oct-29

Thanks, Jaka.  I am working on day 31 and I know you are just a couple of days behind me.  I am following you, too.  I think you have a much better frame of mind than I do, but I'm working on that!

Stay strong!

Jaka38

From: Jaka38

Oct-29

Actually I'm not sure about that at all. Or at least not all the time. Some time perhaps. I guess I  want to talk myself into it...

After a year we can celebrate anniversary together joy

StruggleHard

From: StruggleHard

Oct-29

Yes!  We'll do that!

livtoswim

From: livtoswim

Nov-2

Struggle Hard - Yes!! keep going!  Please.  You can do it.  I started quitting  November 14 2017 on this site! That was 3 years ago.  It would be nice if those were 3 smoke free years.  The upside is that I needed alot of practice quitting and the days I didn't smoke my lungs were saved.  This time I am serious.  I have been training for this moment.  I am not  turning another Year 0 birthday as a smoker!  Stick around we got your back! 

StruggleHard

From: StruggleHard

Nov-2

Good luck to you Deanne!  They say it takes multiple attempts and it sounds like you went down to an intermittent smoker.  You can do it!

I'm still having a really, really tough time with this, if I'm being honest, which I realize is not very encouraging to those starting their journeys.  I don't want to be a debby downer.

On the upside, if I can be this horribly uncomfortable in my own skin everyday and still not smoke, then yeah, others can too!!  Because there's no way I have more resolve and willpower than anyone else!

Good luck!

livtoswim

From: livtoswim

Nov-4

StruggleHard, Keep it easy. 

Thank you for your note.  I appreciate it. It is really hard. I really want to smoke especially during this election.  My roomate has manic issues and can be abusive. My junkie thinking tells me  I have so many reasons to smoke. 

However, I remind myself that smoking is not going to change my circumstances.  The thing I like most about not smoking is that my clothes don't smell like cigarette smoke. 

How about you? What do you like most about being smoke free.

Have a happy healthy day-Deanne

strong1977

From: strong1977

Nov-9

you got this! don't give up, I have nine years in without smoking and it is one of the  best decessions i ever made for myself, you can do it!

Liz

StruggleHard

From: StruggleHard

Nov-9

Thank you, Strong! I am working on Day 42 today. It is definitely better than it was a few weeks ago. It is also still not easy at all, but somehow I plug along. 

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GI_JOE (JoelJose)

From: GI_JOE (JoelJose)

Nov-11

Hey StruggleHard,keep going.we are on the same boat!i am on day 50.its worth fighting.

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