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78 Days!

September 21, 2011 Comments (12)

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Trying to make some time to come to my favorite place to say Hi!  78 days today, I am amazed!  Time just slips away when you're busy with life and work.  I was walking into work the other day and carrying a bunch of stuff and I though - "If I was smoking I wouldn't be able to carry all this stuff because I would be holding a cigarette and needing to puff away."   Another evening last week I was in my living room and watching TV with my husbund and he was smoking and I couldn't bear for him to blow his smoke my way.  a couple of weeks ago I was walking out of a building on campus and there was a girl smoking and it hit me out of the blue - I had the worse craving for a smoke and my daughter that smokes was with me but I didn't ask her for one.  I just thought to myself - "I am a non-smoker".  I was having some very stressful moments 2 weeks ago Sunday and I really wanted a cigarette and I always go back to smoking when I am stressed but this time I decided that I am a non-smoker now.  One puff leads to the next and the next and the next then I am a smoker but I didn't smoke that evening.  I have remained a non-smoker and I am happy that I can tell the entire EX community about it.

Comments (12)

Good for you.  Either you are a smoker or you are NOT a smoker.  There really is no "in-between".  Good for you for staying strong, especially around all of those smokers.  It goes to show how much you really want to be FREE.  The further we get from our last "sickorette", the freer we become.

bean 1184 days ago

Hi Terri, I've missed you!!!....You're a great dancer in that kitchen!!!...image" />

Ex Nancy 1184 days ago

Hi terri, good to see you. You are doing great! Keep it up!

jojo 2-24-11 1184 days ago

Terri - It is great to hear from you! Congrats on 78 days! You are doing such a great job!

Strudel (Quit 6-12-10) 1184 days ago

Hi Terri I have had a few times that I thought " I should be smoking" the "old me" would be lighting up....but the New Me doesn't do that anymore!  Yeah for the new ME's!!! breathe free

breathe free 1184 days ago

Hi Terri I have had a few times that I thought " I should be smoking" the "old me" would be lighting up....but the New Me doesn't do that anymore!  Yeah for the new ME's!!! breathe free

breathe free 1184 days ago

And we love hearing all about how great you're doing!  Keep protecting that lovely quit!

Bonnie(Quit November 3, 2009) 1184 days ago

Hi Terri,Congratulations on 78 days.  Great job on protecting your quit!

lisa11209 1184 days ago

shes a dancin machine.... now Im singin the Jackson 5 song

congrats girl, way to go !!

TheNewMe (Jo) 1184 days ago

Cool                  Ur doing great! 

and i like the video too!

violet 1184 days ago

Dear Terri

My quit buddy... here we are almost 80 days behind us and were still doing great- Who wooda THUNK! LOL.

Congratulations my friend and here's to another 80 days! (virtual clink)

 

Laura

Laura 1184 days ago

way to go terri 78 days glad your back

bella65 1184 days ago

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