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Day One. Hour 10. lol yep - I'm counting hours at this point!!!! Actually had my last one last night at about 11 pm. Should be an interesting day.......
I remember watching my clock with the Days, Hours, Minutes, and seconds and watching it tick away :-)
Stay strong and enjoy your day. It's a new day!!!
SmokedOut ♥QUIT♥ 04-14-2012 421 days ago
I think I watched minutes! LOL congratulations on your decision to quit! I look forward to watching the hour hand with you!
Nyima 1.6.13 421 days ago
The MOST important thing you can do is educate yourself about the nicotine addiction by reading, reading and more reading…
You need a 'quit kit' composed of a list of distraction techniques and things to help you through like cinnamon sticks, crunchy things (carrots, celery, chips some hard candy, lots of water), lemons…biting into a lemon or sticking your head in the freezer and taking a deep breath gets you through.
It takes the mindset that we aren't giving up anything...we are doing it because we want to and not signing up for a lifetime of deprivation but a lifetime of freedom...that is the personal journey no one can take for us...We will be here for you every step of the way! xo
"YOU are worth SO MUCH MORE than a cigarette" xo
joyeuxencore 11♥5♥12 421 days ago
Keep counting. I look at my count up clock several times throughout the day and LOVE seeing the numbers go up. I know how many weeks, days, hours, minutes, seconds I've been free. And often that is a big incentive to keep going. Stay close to the site and read everything you can. I learn something about my addiction and myself everyday when I read and blog.
Stay strong. You can do this!!!
One month, 39 minutes and 43 seconds. 465 cigarettes not smoked, saving $159.40. Life saved: 1 day, 14 hours, 45 minutes.
Smorgy (quit forever on 8-5-13) 421 days ago
if you want to put a countup on your page
Shawn❤Quit❤03-17-2012 421 days ago
Aww - thanks for all the support everyone! So nice to have people who can support! DH and I are both quitting today, so we're not much help to each other at this point!!!!
gnatilly05 421 days ago