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Day 21, Busy Weekend!

October 13, 2013 Comments (3)

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Today is Day 28 on Chantix and Day 21 smoke free!

Friday I drove 4 hours to NC to meet up with my friend. She is a social smoker but smoked a lot more in the past, and gave me my first cigarette. We have a lot fond memories of smoking together. We went out for dinner and she smoked and I did not and that was that.

Saturday we ran a 5k together in honor of her son for a local autism society. I ran the whole way and had enough energy to sprint to the finish and finished in 30:18. That was a best for me (and still relatively slow enough that it leaves some room for future improvement)!! I am signed up for another 5k this upcoming Saturday. I listened to an audio book again on the drive and it really helped keep my mind off any cravings, I guess, because I didn't really have any.

Today I had a flag football game and visited my best friend for her son's 1st birthday and cleaned and went grocery shopping and dropped some stuff off at Goodwill. I will definitely be going to bed early :)

In other words, made it just fine :D

According to my app I am 2 weeks 6 days smoke free and have saved $74. Awesome!

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Congratulations on the run! You sound like its been an awesome weekend! You are doing so great with not smoking!

Keep going!!!

Kat 408 days ago

Wow...I need a nap just reading this!!! Good for you friend! Sounds like your beautiful smokefree life is well on track...Especially with these weekly 5ks...You better not smoke!! xolol

I can't imagine your friend feels very good about smoking as a runner...Did you talk about your quit? just curious...xo

CONGRATS on 3 weeks smokefree! xo

joyeuxencore 11♥5♥12 408 days ago

Thanks!!

I'm not sure how she feels about it. I know she doesn't smoke that much, and we sort of talked about it, but I kept it more about my experiences and how great I feel vs. asking her much, because I didn't want to be preachy. She will finally quit when she is ready I'm sure :)

7itsotuvbb 408 days ago

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