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December 2019 Ex-Smokers    Quit Buddies Unite

Started 1/28/19 by Terry (abquitsmking); 65319 views.
cherbearquit

From: cherbearquit

11/8/20

Thanks! It’s hard to believe that it has been 11 months! Every now and then I have a difficult day but am able to divert my thoughts. So thankful to be free of the nasty addiction! Hope all is well with you! 

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

11/8/20

Congratulations Cher...... been a rough ride. So glad you are less than 30 days before 1 year! Kicking butt!

cherbearquit

From: cherbearquit

11/8/20

Thanks Eve! It has been one crazy year, but I am so glad that I hung in there. The support from this forum as well as all of the great articles and posts helped me immensely! Hope all is well with you! 

SusanK1960

From: SusanK1960

11/12/20

You are so close, Matt!  I hope you are doing great and feeling fabulous!  Congratulations on reaching 11 months on 11/11!!  I  am really thrilled you kicked your addiction!  I kinda know how it feels to be free of those smoke bombs!

Matt1961

From: Matt1961

11/12/20

Thank you, Susan.  It is hard to believe it has been 11 months.  What a year 2020 has been!!  About the only positive thing I can say about it is it was the year I quit smoking.  This forum, and people like you, have been such a great help to me.  For any newbies who might be reading this, just plow through those cravings.  Life is so much better on the other side!!

Congratulations Matt nice job! 11 months quit is awesome!!!! You be very proud of your monumental accomplishment. You are definitely proving that you are no sissy! Next stop The One Year Clubhouse!!!

"Quitting isn't for Sissies!" I quit poisoning myself Sept. 27, 2013

Matt1961

From: Matt1961

11/12/20

In 3 days, it will be the anniversary of having to have 4 stents placed in my heart because of smoking.  One would think that would be my actual quit date, but oh no - almost a month later I found a loose cigarette in a suitcase and did not have the discipline to destroy it.  That is how powerful this addiction is.  All the experts gave me harsh warnings of how smoking will kill me, and I still lit it up.  Just like Alan Carr said, after i finished smoking it, I realized how I got absolutely nothing out of it.  I have never lit another one, and I am determined that I never will.

Your quit story needs to be read by all new quitters. You've been through some of the toughest medical trauma that anyone could endure. Quitting this wicked tough drug addiction is no picnic. You proved to yourself that you do have the tenacity and strength to decide to never stick another cigarette in your mouth. That aha moment gave you the deciding factor. Be very proud of yourself. I wish you continued success in your health and your new life as a quitter for life. Best choice you could make! 

"Quitting isn't for Sissies!" I quit poisoning myself Sept. 27, 2013

cherbearquit

From: cherbearquit

12/6/20

Hi Matt, so sorry I missed your 11th month milestone. Congrats! I think we might be the only two left from our group, but we ARE doing this! I haven’t been online much lately but I’m still staying strong. Never going back! One year today! Stay strong my quit buddy! 
 

Quit 12/6/19

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

12/6/20

Hey Cher.....

Congratulations! One year is fantastic! You did it! Good Job.

Eve 1/30/2020

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