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130 day challenge

May 7, 2013 Comments (23)

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Well tomorrow is my 130 day and i definitely dont miss smoking. There are days where i dont even think of it, and times when i do. But only for a brief couple of seconds because its just something i don't do any more. It harmed me and took away from my son. Hiding in a garage to get a sick fix. I am very healthy now. Cholesterol is normal. Six months ago it was 300. now 120. Of course i take medication, but i am really focusing on food and exercise. i lost the 12 pounds i gained. 120 pounds on the dot of course i had to run or walk 40 minutes 5 times a week, was hard but if i couldnt get out i would do some wii fit. My skin is so much better andi dont wheeze any more. I dont have to count my cigarettes to make sure i have enough and i saved over 800 dollars!!! I need a new car so i only spent some= video game for noah and some clothes for me!!! Shoes and oh i did go a little overboard but what the hell ya only live once! Noah will bein junior high so he has certain clothes he wants and not wasting money on killing myself is a bonus! I did It!! i madeit!!! now on to the next 130 days. This is forever♥

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Jeepers, it feels like you JUST got here! 130 days FLEW!

Congratulations! And there are many milestones to come!

Love this picture of your kiddo!

Brenda M 635 days ago

Congrats on 130!!!!!!! You & your son must be very proud ( and with good reason ). Keep it up and continue to be an inspiration to others.

ken 635 days ago

I'm late. i had to log in 13 times

Big Congrats!

130 days can't guarantee a quit but its the best insurance i know of.


jonescarp aka dale (1-2007) 635 days ago

"When one door closes another one opens....."  You are truly blessed that the door that closed was to sickorettes and the one that opened was the one to freedom!!!  I remember how proud my son was of me when I quit.....he was 15 and worked at Starbuck's part-time and brought me home the most beautiful porcelain coffee container which must have cost him all his tips for the week but it is my most prized possession......time to go make some smoke-free memories with Noah!

Great job Niki!


Determined in Dakotas (Quit 2-13-11) 635 days ago


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I am so thrilled for you, my sweet beautiful friend! A huge congratulations on 130 smoke free days! You are such a big inspiration to all of us!

Trish 635 days ago

What a transformation you are testifying to. So many positive changes in your life. Like you said, now onto the next 130 days!!!

Patty-cake (Quit 6-8-12) 635 days ago

You made it through No Man's Land YAY YOU!!!  You are so strong and have been a wonderful friend Niki! 


Michwoman 635 days ago

very proud of you niki.    nope.   erma

erma 635 days ago

I can't believe its been 130 days for you already!  You should be soooo proud of yourself!  I'm so happy for you!  Keep up the great work, and enjoy your freedom cuz you deserve it and so does Noah!!  

Jordan..Quit.11~1~12 635 days ago

I can't believe its30 days already either! Holy crap! Congrats on departing NML but keep your guard up. Great job!

Danno (11-10-12) 635 days ago

Congratulations! I'll join you next week . It is great not having to buy cigarettes all the time, food tastes better, we feel better.  Smoke free is the way to be!

freeneasy 635 days ago

Awesome Niki and you deserve every one of those rewards you give to yourself! 

Big Congratulations my sweet friend ♥

SmokedOut ♥QUIT♥ 04-14-2012 635 days ago

Congratulations Niki, You are surely on your way, you know what it takes and you got it! I am so happy for you....and weight loss too. We CAN do anything we put our minds to. Congratulations again!

jojo 2-24-11 635 days ago

CONGRATULATIOS NIKKI ON 130 DAYS!  Wow!  You are such an inspiration!  Thank you for showing it can be done!

And oh those wonderful rewards both you and Noah will enjoy!  What wonderful ways to spend $ instead of giving them to those tobacco companies. 



Stac 635 days ago

CONGRATS Niki!   You made it happen and what a wonderful world it really is when you aren't addicted to a chemical that will kill you or make your son want to copy your behavior...You beat the 130 day challenge, and your life is in front of you now! All my best to you...stay close!

Ex Nancy 635 days ago

YAY, Nikki! The 130 day challenge is over andNML will be in the rearview mirror! Keep protecting that quit, you got this done!!!

Nyima 1.6.13 635 days ago

You took the challenge and not only made it but brightened the lives of others along the way! It is such a pleasure having you in my life sweet beauty and congrats on a job well done and a new peaceful and love filled life!!! xo

joyeuxencore 11♥5♥12 635 days ago

niki,  you are great inspiration for me....thanks for being there    jim

Jim (ohio) 635 days ago

Niki - You are such a special part of this site now - it actually seems like even more than 130 days! Congrats to you!! You should be so very proud of yourself! And - I know that Noah is very proud of you!! 

Strudel (Quit 6-12-10) 635 days ago

Wow, wow, WOW! So happy for you!

Great job, gal. :)

You. Are. Rockin.

freedom 38 634 days ago

Niki I am so proud of you!!! congratulations on 130 days!!! Its nice to have money that you can decide what to do with verses something that you don't have a choice but to get your next fix. Your life has changed tremendously and all for the best! Stay positive cause it gets even better :)

Shawn❤Quit❤03-17-2012 634 days ago

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